Apr 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
WeeMuse Littlest Learners
10:30 am
Children ages 6 to 18 months engage in stories, songs, and creative movement every week in this interactive gallery program designed specifically for our youngest Museum visitors. While the little ones socialize and learn, caregivers have an opportunity to share stories and experiences. Included with regular Museum admission.
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session
10:00 am
Children ages 2 to 4 and their caregivers are invited to explore science, technology, engineering, and math concepts with fun activities designed just for them. Older and younger siblings are welcome. Free with advance registration. There are two STEM sessions on each of two Wednesdays per month. Please click below to register. For registration questions,[...]
Apr 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session
11:00 am
Children ages 2 to 4 and their caregivers are invited to explore science, technology, engineering, and math concepts with fun activities designed just for them. Older and younger siblings are welcome. Free with advance registration. There are two STEM sessions on each of two Wednesdays per month. Please click below to register. For registration questions,[...]
Apr 26 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
WeeMuse Adventures
11:00 am
Led by a Museum educator, children 18 months to 3 years old explore the Museum with their caregivers and learn through songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time, and more. Older and younger siblings are welcome. Included with regular Museum admission.
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kitchen Ka-Boom!
11:00 am
Be a kitchen scientist with cool, hands-on, kid-safe experiments using ingredients found in most pantries. This week children will make their own “seed bombs” that can be used to sprout native wildflowers on bare patches of dirt and help bees and other pollinators thrive! Seating is limited, so reservations are requested; call 413.443.7171 ext. 360.[...]
Apr 27 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Chow Time
12:30 pm
Help prepare enticing feasts for the turtles, fish, chameleon, and even the blue-tongue skink in the Aquarium! Included with regular Museum admission.
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2:00 pm
Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program. Included with regular Museum admission.
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours
5:00 pm
Explore Leonardo’s imaginative inventions at a reduced ticket price during extended evening hours every Saturday night. Use cranks, levers, and pulleys to test da Vinci’s mechanisms after family dinner,  bring your date to see a wooden battle tank, or spend some time marveling at flying machines before catching a Little Cinema screening. $5, Museum members[...]
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
1:00 pm
Meet the residents of the Berkshire Museum Aquarium’s tide pool tank in this guided, hands-on educational program for all ages. This drop-in experience will be led by a member of the Museum’s staff who can answer your questions and help you interact with the exciting sea creatures in the tank. Included in regular Museum admission.
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Homeschool STEAM Spring Program: Robotics
10:00 am
Fascinated by LEGO bricks and technology? Over the period of four weeks, learn how to build and code a LEGO Mindstorms robot to execute every command. Utilize reading and math skills to design and implement the programs. This series of four 1-hour sessions is designed specifically for homeschool families. A space to eat lunch will[...]
Apr 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
WeeMuse Littlest Learners
10:30 am
Children ages 6 to 18 months engage in stories, songs, and creative movement every week in this interactive gallery program designed specifically for our youngest Museum visitors. While the little ones socialize and learn, caregivers have an opportunity to share stories and experiences. Included with regular Museum admission.
May 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
WeeMuse Adventures
11:00 am
Led by a Museum educator, children 18 months to 3 years old explore the Museum with their caregivers and learn through songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time, and more. Older and younger siblings are welcome. Included with regular Museum admission.
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
10:00 am
Scouts and curious kids are invited to join the Cub Scouts of Western Massachusetts to learn about wildlife and your natural world. Explore biodiversity, endangered and invasive species, and more with local Cub Scout leaders. Included with regular Museum admission. Cub Scouts who are participating to fill badge requirements must register with the district Cub[...]
May 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
WeeMuse Art Lab
11:00 am
At WeeMuse Art Lab, early learners try fun art-making activities with a science twist! Different kid-safe creative projects are offered during each monthly session. Included with regular Museum admission.
May 4 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Chow Time
12:30 pm
Help prepare enticing feasts for the turtles, fish, chameleon, and even the blue-tongue skink in the Aquarium! Included with regular Museum admission.
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2:00 pm
Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program. Included with regular Museum admission.
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours
5:00 pm
Explore Leonardo’s imaginative inventions at a reduced ticket price during extended evening hours every Saturday night. Use cranks, levers, and pulleys to test da Vinci’s mechanisms after family dinner,  bring your date to see a wooden battle tank, or spend some time marveling at flying machines before catching a Little Cinema screening. $5, Museum members[...]
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
1:00 pm
Meet the residents of the Berkshire Museum Aquarium’s tide pool tank in this guided, hands-on educational program for all ages. This drop-in experience will be led by a member of the Museum’s staff who can answer your questions and help you interact with the exciting sea creatures in the tank. Included in regular Museum admission.
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Homeschool STEAM Spring Program: Robotics
10:00 am
Fascinated by LEGO bricks and technology? Over the period of four weeks, learn how to build and code a LEGO Mindstorms robot to execute every command. Utilize reading and math skills to design and implement the programs. This series of four 1-hour sessions is designed specifically for homeschool families. A space to eat lunch will[...]
May 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
WeeMuse Littlest Learners
10:30 am
Children ages 6 to 18 months engage in stories, songs, and creative movement every week in this interactive gallery program designed specifically for our youngest Museum visitors. While the little ones socialize and learn, caregivers have an opportunity to share stories and experiences. Included with regular Museum admission.
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session
10:00 am
Children ages 2 to 4 and their caregivers are invited to explore science, technology, engineering, and math concepts with fun activities designed just for them. Older and younger siblings are welcome. Free with advance registration. There are two STEM sessions on each of two Wednesdays per month. Please click below to register. For registration questions,[...]
May 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session
11:00 am
Children ages 2 to 4 and their caregivers are invited to explore science, technology, engineering, and math concepts with fun activities designed just for them. Older and younger siblings are welcome. Free with advance registration. There are two STEM sessions on each of two Wednesdays per month. Please click below to register. For registration questions,[...]
May 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
WeeMuse Adventures
11:00 am
Led by a Museum educator, children 18 months to 3 years old explore the Museum with their caregivers and learn through songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time, and more. Older and younger siblings are welcome. Included with regular Museum admission.
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pop-Up Play Day
10:00 am
The big, blue blocks of Imagination Playground™ and the colorful Bilderhoos architectural building components encourage children of all ages to build, rebuild, collaborate, and play. Included with regular Museum admission.
May 11 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Chow Time
12:30 pm
Help prepare enticing feasts for the turtles, fish, chameleon, and even the blue-tongue skink in the Aquarium! Included with regular Museum admission.
May 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2:00 pm
Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program. Included with regular Museum admission.
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours
5:00 pm
Explore Leonardo’s imaginative inventions at a reduced ticket price during extended evening hours every Saturday night. Use cranks, levers, and pulleys to test da Vinci’s mechanisms after family dinner,  bring your date to see a wooden battle tank, or spend some time marveling at flying machines before catching a Little Cinema screening. $5, Museum members[...]
May 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
1:00 pm
Meet the residents of the Berkshire Museum Aquarium’s tide pool tank in this guided, hands-on educational program for all ages. This drop-in experience will be led by a member of the Museum’s staff who can answer your questions and help you interact with the exciting sea creatures in the tank. Included in regular Museum admission.
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Homeschool STEAM Spring Program: Robotics
10:00 am
Fascinated by LEGO bricks and technology? Over the period of four weeks, learn how to build and code a LEGO Mindstorms robot to execute every command. Utilize reading and math skills to design and implement the programs. This series of four 1-hour sessions is designed specifically for homeschool families. A space to eat lunch will[...]
May 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
WeeMuse Littlest Learners
10:30 am
Children ages 6 to 18 months engage in stories, songs, and creative movement every week in this interactive gallery program designed specifically for our youngest Museum visitors. While the little ones socialize and learn, caregivers have an opportunity to share stories and experiences. Included with regular Museum admission.