Apr 13 – Apr 14 all-day
Leonardo's 567th Birthday Weekend
12:00 am
Join us for a weekend of special activities to celebrate the life of Leonardo da Vinci, born on April 15, 1452. Saturday: Extended da Vinci Docent Hours: 10 am to 3 pm Dinner with da Vinci: Dining in the Renaissance: 1:30 pm Designing with da Vinci gallery program: 2 to 3 pm Exhibition on Screen:[...]
Apr 15 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
12:00 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.
Exhibition on Screen | Rembrandt: From the National Gallery, London and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
1:30 pm
Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated but this major new show hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum was an event like no other. Given exclusive, privileged access to both galleries, the film documents this landmark exhibition whilst interweaving Rembrandt’s life story with behind-the-scenes preparations at these world famous institutions. The exhibition focuses on[...]
Exhibition on Screen | Rembrandt: From the National Gallery, London and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
7:00 pm
Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated but this major new show hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum was an event like no other. Given exclusive, privileged access to both galleries, the film documents this landmark exhibition whilst interweaving Rembrandt’s life story with behind-the-scenes preparations at these world famous institutions. The exhibition focuses on[...]
Apr 16 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
12:00 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.
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
12:00 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.
Apr 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Live Reptiles with Uncharted Wild
11:00 am
Get wild at Berkshire Museum! Meet exotic creatures including Norman, the Argentinian Tegu; a live tarantula; a six-foot-long snake; and more! Visitors will have a chance to interact with the animals after each performance. $15 adult, $8 child; Museum members $5 adult, $3 child. Children 3 and under free. Includes Museum admission.   To purchase[...]
Apr 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
12:00 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.
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Live Reptiles with Uncharted Wild
1:00 pm
Get wild at Berkshire Museum! Meet exotic creatures including Norman, the Argentinian Tegu; a live tarantula; a six-foot-long snake; and more! Visitors will have a chance to interact with the animals after each performance. $15 adult, $8 child; Museum members $5 adult, $3 child. Children 3 and under free. Includes Museum admission. To purchase tickets[...]
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
da Vinci Docent Hours
10:00 am
Learn more about Leonardo and his innovative designs from our knowledgeable exhibition docents and enjoy hands-on demonstrations of many of his machines, including mechanisms that are usually do not touch! Included with regular Museum admission.
Apr 19 @ 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 19 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
12:00 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.
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 19 @ 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[...]
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Brink
7:00 pm
After leaving the Trump administration, embattled former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is free to peddle influence as a perceived kingmaker in an effort to spread his brand of extreme nationalism to the rest of the world. Tracking his moves through the 2018 American mid-term elections, director Alison Klayman’s startling fly-on-the-wall documentary sheds light[...]
Apr 20 @ 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.
Apr 20 @ 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 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
da Vinci Docent Hours
1:00 pm
Learn more about Leonardo and his innovative designs from our knowledgeable exhibition docents and enjoy hands-on demonstrations of many of his machines, including mechanisms that are usually do not touch! Included with regular Museum admission.
Apr 20 @ 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 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Brink
7:00 pm
After leaving the Trump administration, embattled former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is free to peddle influence as a perceived kingmaker in an effort to spread his brand of extreme nationalism to the rest of the world. Tracking his moves through the 2018 American mid-term elections, director Alison Klayman’s startling fly-on-the-wall documentary sheds light[...]
Apr 21 @ 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 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Brink
7:00 pm
After leaving the Trump administration, embattled former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is free to peddle influence as a perceived kingmaker in an effort to spread his brand of extreme nationalism to the rest of the world. Tracking his moves through the 2018 American mid-term elections, director Alison Klayman’s startling fly-on-the-wall documentary sheds light[...]
Apr 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
The Brink
1:30 pm
After leaving the Trump administration, embattled former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is free to peddle influence as a perceived kingmaker in an effort to spread his brand of extreme nationalism to the rest of the world. Tracking his moves through the 2018 American mid-term elections, director Alison Klayman’s startling fly-on-the-wall documentary sheds light[...]
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Brink
7:00 pm
After leaving the Trump administration, embattled former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is free to peddle influence as a perceived kingmaker in an effort to spread his brand of extreme nationalism to the rest of the world. Tracking his moves through the 2018 American mid-term elections, director Alison Klayman’s startling fly-on-the-wall documentary sheds light[...]
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 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
da Vinci Docent Hours
10:00 am
Learn more about Leonardo and his innovative designs from our knowledgeable exhibition docents and enjoy hands-on demonstrations of many of his machines, including mechanisms that are usually do not touch! Included with regular Museum admission.
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;[...]