Feb 24 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11:00 am
Travel through space and time in the Starlab Planetarium, where Museum visitors experience stars, planets, and galaxies in the inflatable dome. Imagine being an astronomer studying the night sky and constellations; understand the workings of our solar system and identify celestial objects across the universe. The Starlab Planetarium experience is included with regular Museum admission.[...]
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Ten Days of Play 2018
11:00 am
Ten Days of Play (TDOP) is back for its sixth year and this popular ten-day play festival is expanding throughout the entire Museum. The Crane Room will once again be transformed into a child-directed play zone. TDOP’s favorite experiences will be spread through the galleries including the big blue blocks of Imagination Playground, the early[...]
Feb 24 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Pop Up Dance with UMass Amherst
1:30 pm
UMass Amherst’s Dance Education crew comes to join the play at the Berkshire Museum’s Ten Days of Play. Dancers will perform with the big blue blocks of Imagination Playground and invite the audience to join in during this unique, interactive performance. Included with regular Museum admission.
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Ten Days of Play 2018
12:00 pm
Ten Days of Play (TDOP) is back for its sixth year and this popular ten-day play festival is expanding throughout the entire Museum. The Crane Room will once again be transformed into a child-directed play zone. TDOP’s favorite experiences will be spread through the galleries including the big blue blocks of Imagination Playground, the early[...]
Feb 25 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
12:30 pm
Travel through space and time in the Starlab Planetarium, where Museum visitors experience stars, planets, and galaxies in the inflatable dome. Imagine being an astronomer studying the night sky and constellations; understand the workings of our solar system and identify celestial objects across the universe. The Starlab Planetarium experience is included with regular Museum admission.[...]
Feb 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Ten Days of Play Free Community Night
5:30 pm
It’s the kickoff celebration for Ten Days of Play! Families are invited to try this year’s exciting, child-directed Ten Days of Play activities, free of charge. Build towering structures in the Crane Room, break and make in the Tinker Lab, learn all about animals in the early learners’ space, and design like da Vinci with[...]
Feb 16 – Feb 24 all-day
Ten Days of Play 2019
12:00 am
Kids will play, create, improvise, and learn when Ten Days of Play returns for its seventh year. This innovative opportunity for child-directed play is available daily from 11 am to 3 pm and Sunday noon to 3 pm.   The Ten Days of Play festival will take place throughout the Museum. The Crane Room will[...]
Feb 16 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
12:30 pm
Can you design machines like Da Vinci? Using design thinking strategies, create and test contraptions based on the four elements – earth, fire, wind, and water. Daily drop-in workshops will change every day during Ten Days of Play. Included with regular Museum admission.
Feb 17 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
12:30 pm
Can you design machines like Da Vinci? Using design thinking strategies, create and test contraptions based on the four elements – earth, fire, wind, and water. Daily drop-in workshops will change every day during Ten Days of Play. Included with regular Museum admission.
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cancelled: Records and Burpee Zoo Show
11:00 am
This performance has been cancelled due to circumstances outside our control. If you have pre-purchased tickets, please contact the Museum’s Front Desk at 413.443.7171 ext.360 for refund information.   The Zoo Show returns to Berkshire Museum! Meet live animals from the Records and Burpee Zoo and learn about their adaptations, how they survive in the[...]
Feb 18 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
12:30 pm
Can you design machines like Da Vinci? Using design thinking strategies, create and test contraptions based on the four elements – earth, fire, wind, and water. Daily drop-in workshops will change every day during Ten Days of Play. Included with regular Museum admission.
Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Cancelled: Records and Burpee Zoo Show
1:00 pm
This performance has been cancelled due to circumstances outside our control. If you have pre-purchased tickets, please contact the Museum’s Front Desk at 413.443.7171 ext.360 for refund information.   The Zoo Show returns to Berkshire Museum! Meet live animals from the Records and Burpee Zoo and learn about their adaptations, how they survive in the[...]
Feb 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sing-a-long with Nappy's Puppets
11:00 am
Sing along with Nappy’s Puppets as a creative cast of shadow puppets performs classic songs, including Little Bunny Foo Foo and Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed. Nappy’s Sing-a-long utilizes the ancient art of shadow puppetry in a new and innovative way. With silly songs and handcrafted shadow puppets, Sing-a-long is sure to delight[...]
Feb 19 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
12:30 pm
Can you design machines like Da Vinci? Using design thinking strategies, create and test contraptions based on the four elements – earth, fire, wind, and water. Daily drop-in workshops will change every day during Ten Days of Play. Included with regular Museum admission.
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sing-a-long with Nappy's Puppets
11:00 am
Sing along with Nappy’s Puppets as a creative cast of shadow puppets performs classic songs, including Little Bunny Foo Foo and Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed. Nappy’s Sing-a-long utilizes the ancient art of shadow puppetry in a new and innovative way. With silly songs and handcrafted shadow puppets, Sing-a-long is sure to delight[...]
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sing-a-long with Nappy's Puppets
11:00 am
Sing along with Nappy’s Puppets as a creative cast of shadow puppets performs classic songs, including Little Bunny Foo Foo and Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed. Nappy’s Sing-a-long utilizes the ancient art of shadow puppetry in a new and innovative way. With silly songs and handcrafted shadow puppets, Sing-a-long is sure to delight[...]
Feb 20 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
12:30 pm
Can you design machines like Da Vinci? Using design thinking strategies, create and test contraptions based on the four elements – earth, fire, wind, and water. Daily drop-in workshops will change every day during Ten Days of Play. Included with regular Museum admission.
Early Instruments with the Berkshire Music School
1:30 pm
See, play, and hear a variety of musical instruments such as the ukulele and violin with the Berkshire Music School. Included with regular Museum admission.
Feb 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sing-a-long with Nappy's Puppets
11:00 am
Sing along with Nappy’s Puppets as a creative cast of shadow puppets performs classic songs, including Little Bunny Foo Foo and Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed. Nappy’s Sing-a-long utilizes the ancient art of shadow puppetry in a new and innovative way. With silly songs and handcrafted shadow puppets, Sing-a-long is sure to delight[...]
Feb 21 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
12:30 pm
Can you design machines like Da Vinci? Using design thinking strategies, create and test contraptions based on the four elements – earth, fire, wind, and water. Daily drop-in workshops will change every day during Ten Days of Play. Included with regular Museum admission.
Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Sing-a-long with Nappy's Puppets
1:00 pm
Sing along with Nappy’s Puppets as a creative cast of shadow puppets performs classic songs, including Little Bunny Foo Foo and Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed. Nappy’s Sing-a-long utilizes the ancient art of shadow puppetry in a new and innovative way. With silly songs and handcrafted shadow puppets, Sing-a-long is sure to delight[...]
11:00 am
The talented young performers of Berkshire Children’s Theater return to the Museum to perform their original musical version of the classic story Peter Rabbit under the direction of Kara Demler. $15 adult, $8 child; Museum members $5 adult, $3 child; children ages 3 and under free. Ticket includes Museum admission. 
Feb 22 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
12:30 pm
Can you design machines like Da Vinci? Using design thinking strategies, create and test contraptions based on the four elements – earth, fire, wind, and water. Daily drop-in workshops will change every day during Ten Days of Play. Included with regular Museum admission.
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Records and Burpee Zoo Show
1:00 pm
The Zoo Show returns to Berkshire Museum! Meet live animals from the Records and Burpee Zoo and learn about their adaptations, how they survive in the wild, and the consequences of keeping wild animals as pets. $15 adult, $8 child; Museum members $5 adult, $3 child. Children 3 and under free. Ticket includes regular Museum[...]
Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Records and Burpee Zoo Show
3:00 pm
The Zoo Show returns to Berkshire Museum! Meet live animals from the Records and Burpee Zoo and learn about their adaptations, how they survive in the wild, and the consequences of keeping wild animals as pets. $15 adult, $8 child; Museum members $5 adult, $3 child. Children 3 and under free. Ticket includes regular Museum[...]
11:00 am
The talented young performers of Berkshire Children’s Theater return to the Museum to perform their original musical version of the classic story Peter Rabbit under the direction of Kara Demler. $15 adult, $8 child; Museum members $5 adult, $3 child; children ages 3 and under free. Ticket includes Museum admission. 
Feb 23 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
12:30 pm
Can you design machines like Da Vinci? Using design thinking strategies, create and test contraptions based on the four elements – earth, fire, wind, and water. Daily drop-in workshops will change every day during Ten Days of Play. Included with regular Museum admission.
Berkshire Children’s Theater Presents Peter Rabbit
3:30 pm
The talented young performers of Berkshire Children’s Theater return to the Museum to perform their original musical version of the classic story Peter Rabbit under the direction of Kara Demler. $15 adult, $8 child; Museum members $5 adult, $3 child; children ages 3 and under free. Ticket includes Museum admission.  
Feb 24 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
12:30 pm
Can you design machines like Da Vinci? Using design thinking strategies, create and test contraptions based on the four elements – earth, fire, wind, and water. Daily drop-in workshops will change every day during Ten Days of Play. Included with regular Museum admission.
Feb 24 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pop Up Dance with UMass Amherst
12:30 pm
UMass Amherst’s Dance Education crew comes to join the play at the Berkshire Museum’s Ten Days of Play. Join the dancers in movement games that incorporate the big blue blocks of Imagination Playground. Come be a part of this unique and interactive activity. Included with regular Museum admission.