Apr 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
OLLI: Berkshire Performing Arts Previews
10:30 am
Hear the stories behind what awaits us on stage this summer at some of the Berkshires’ premiere venues, as well as some award-winning “outliers.” Each week we’ll hear from the movers and shakers at Jacob’s Pillow, the Berkshire Opera, the Berkshire Theatre Group, Barrington Stage, and more, as well as our annual Critics Roundtable. $15;[...]
OLLI: Our Ever-changing and Complex Healthcare System: What You Need to Know
1:00 pm
The third in a series of OLLI courses focusing on our complex healthcare systems and institutions, this course will once again endeavor to highlight and take an in-depth view of selected healthcare subjects in the news and confounding all of us as we work to navigate the maze of our health “system.” $15; OLLI and[...]
Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
OLLI: Objects and Their Stories
3:00 pm
Inspired by the Berkshire Museum’s popular rotating exhibition, “Objects and Their Stories,” join the museum’s Chief Experience Officer and guest staff for an in-depth exploration into the Berkshire Museum’s collection. Each session will feature multiple objects and the details pertaining to their geographic, spacial and iconographic relationships. $15; OLLI and Museum members $10/session; pre-registration not[...]
OLLI Distinguished Speaker Series: Dr. Ben Liptzin
3:00 pm
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents a series of talks with Berkshire-based cultural leaders and influencers. Dr. Ben Liptzin: Successful Aging Dr. Ben Liptzin is Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus at Tufts University School of Medicine.  For 25 years he was Chair of Psychiatry at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA.  Prior to that he[...]
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[...]
Ted Rosenthal Trio: Jazz Meets the Classics
7:30 pm
Join Berkshires Jazz for a creative and insightful program that illustrates how many classical themes have been incorporated into popular music and jazz. Their trio performance will include joint numbers with the Elayne P. Bernstein Octet, part of the Kids 4 Harmony after-school music program operated by Berkshire Children and Families. Ted Rosenthal is an[...]
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Lobster War
7:00 pm
Lobster War is an award-winning feature film about a climate-fueled conflict between the United States and Canada over waters that both countries have claimed since the end of the Revolutionary War. The disputed 277 square miles of sea, known as the Gray Zone, were traditionally fished by US lobstermen. But as the Gulf of Maine[...]
Apr 29 @ 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Lobster War
1:30 pm
Lobster War is an award-winning feature film about a climate-fueled conflict between the United States and Canada over waters that both countries have claimed since the end of the Revolutionary War. The disputed 277 square miles of sea, known as the Gray Zone, were traditionally fished by US lobstermen. But as the Gulf of Maine[...]
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Lobster War
7:00 pm
Lobster War is an award-winning feature film about a climate-fueled conflict between the United States and Canada over waters that both countries have claimed since the end of the Revolutionary War. The disputed 277 square miles of sea, known as the Gray Zone, were traditionally fished by US lobstermen. But as the Gulf of Maine[...]
WordXWord: Poets Creating Conversation | Breathing in America
7:00 pm
Artists share personal stories, observations, moments of inspiration, and hope, to create a broad poetic tapestry with a goal that the resulting “conversation” will make us stronger and help us find a way forward.   Breathing in America Take a breath. Catch your breath. Hold your breath. Out of breath. From first breath to last,[...]
May 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
OLLI: Berkshire Performing Arts Previews
10:30 am
Hear the stories behind what awaits us on stage this summer at some of the Berkshires’ premiere venues, as well as some award-winning “outliers.” Each week we’ll hear from the movers and shakers at Jacob’s Pillow, the Berkshire Opera, the Berkshire Theatre Group, Barrington Stage, and more, as well as our annual Critics Roundtable. $15;[...]
OLLI: Our Ever-changing and Complex Healthcare System: What You Need to Know
1:00 pm
The third in a series of OLLI courses focusing on our complex healthcare systems and institutions, this course will once again endeavor to highlight and take an in-depth view of selected healthcare subjects in the news and confounding all of us as we work to navigate the maze of our health “system.” $15; OLLI and[...]
Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community
1:30 pm
In 1969 the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city’s gay community. With this outpouring of courage and unity the gay liberation movement had begun. Before Stonewall pries open the closet door, setting free the dramatic story of the[...]
May 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
OLLI: Objects and Their Stories
3:00 pm
Inspired by the Berkshire Museum’s popular rotating exhibition, “Objects and Their Stories,” join the museum’s Chief Experience Officer and guest staff for an in-depth exploration into the Berkshire Museum’s collection. Each session will feature multiple objects and the details pertaining to their geographic, spacial and iconographic relationships. $15; OLLI and Museum members $10/session; pre-registration not[...]
Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community
7:00 pm
In 1969 the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city’s gay community. With this outpouring of courage and unity the gay liberation movement had begun. Before Stonewall pries open the closet door, setting free the dramatic story of the[...]
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[...]
Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community
7:00 pm
In 1969 the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city’s gay community. With this outpouring of courage and unity the gay liberation movement had begun. Before Stonewall pries open the closet door, setting free the dramatic story of the[...]
Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community
7:00 pm
In 1969 the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city’s gay community. With this outpouring of courage and unity the gay liberation movement had begun. Before Stonewall pries open the closet door, setting free the dramatic story of the[...]
Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community
7:00 pm
In 1969 the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city’s gay community. With this outpouring of courage and unity the gay liberation movement had begun. Before Stonewall pries open the closet door, setting free the dramatic story of the[...]
May 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
PechaKucha Night #24: Journeys
7:00 pm
Join us in the galleries for a series of lightning-fast presentations: 20 slides, 20 seconds each. Enjoy inspiring and entertaining anecdotes from your friends and neighbors, accompanied by light refreshments and a cash bar. This time, we want to hear about your journey — to the ends of the earth, to self-discovery, or to wherever[...]
May 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
OLLI: Berkshire Performing Arts Previews
10:30 am
Hear the stories behind what awaits us on stage this summer at some of the Berkshires’ premiere venues, as well as some award-winning “outliers.” Each week we’ll hear from the movers and shakers at Jacob’s Pillow, the Berkshire Opera, the Berkshire Theatre Group, Barrington Stage, and more, as well as our annual Critics Roundtable. $15;[...]
OLLI: Our Ever-changing and Complex Healthcare System: What You Need to Know
1:00 pm
The third in a series of OLLI courses focusing on our complex healthcare systems and institutions, this course will once again endeavor to highlight and take an in-depth view of selected healthcare subjects in the news and confounding all of us as we work to navigate the maze of our health “system.” $15; OLLI and[...]
May 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
OLLI: Objects and Their Stories
3:00 pm
Inspired by the Berkshire Museum’s popular rotating exhibition, “Objects and Their Stories,” join the museum’s Chief Experience Officer and guest staff for an in-depth exploration into the Berkshire Museum’s collection. Each session will feature multiple objects and the details pertaining to their geographic, spacial and iconographic relationships. $15; OLLI and Museum members $10/session; pre-registration not[...]
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ill Fate
7:00 pm
This long-overdue documentary explores the role and image of women in Iranian cinema from the introduction of the moving images around 1900 through the Iranian Revolution and the establishment of the Islamic government in 1979. Fascinating research and insight illuminates dozens of clips from rare and classic titles. Documentary, not rated, 1 hr. 28 min.,[...]
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
11:00 am
Join the Berkshire Museum’s own Alliey Pevay for an introduction to acrylic pouring as an accessible technique for creating abstract works of art. Experiment with colors and consistencies to create your own abstract masterpiece and learn how to start pouring at home without breaking the bank. Included with regular Museum admission.
OLLI Distinguished Speaker Series: Tom Gerety
3:00 pm
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents a series of talks with Berkshire-based cultural leaders and influencers. Tom Gerety: The Constitution Under Stress: A Discussion of the Issues that Have Dismayed, Distressed and Divided Americans in Our Time Tom Gerety is a Collegiate Professor of law and humanities at New York University.  He came to[...]
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 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ill Fate
7:00 pm
This long-overdue documentary explores the role and image of women in Iranian cinema from the introduction of the moving images around 1900 through the Iranian Revolution and the establishment of the Islamic government in 1979. Fascinating research and insight illuminates dozens of clips from rare and classic titles. Documentary, not rated, 1 hr. 28 min.,[...]
May 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ill Fate
7:00 pm
This long-overdue documentary explores the role and image of women in Iranian cinema from the introduction of the moving images around 1900 through the Iranian Revolution and the establishment of the Islamic government in 1979. Fascinating research and insight illuminates dozens of clips from rare and classic titles. Documentary, not rated, 1 hr. 28 min.,[...]
May 13 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Ill Fate
1:30 pm
This long-overdue documentary explores the role and image of women in Iranian cinema from the introduction of the moving images around 1900 through the Iranian Revolution and the establishment of the Islamic government in 1979. Fascinating research and insight illuminates dozens of clips from rare and classic titles. Documentary, not rated, 1 hr. 28 min.,[...]