Jan 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
WeeMuse Adventures
11:00 am
Little ones can explore the Aquarium and three Museum galleries! Each week features songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time, and more. Check our weekly e-news for each week’s theme. This program is geared towards children 18 months to 3 years. Older and younger siblings are always welcome!  
Jan 12 @ 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.
Jan 12 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sensory Friendly Screening: Smallfoot
11:00 am
Spend a morning at the Little Cinema enjoying a family friendly film in a quiet and dim theater! Our sensory-friendly screenings are specially designed for families and children ages 3 to 6 with sensory needs and those who have difficulty in a traditional movie screening setting. Sensory friendly screenings are presented in partnership with Pediatric[...]
Jan 12 @ 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.
Jan 13 @ 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.
Jan 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
10:30 am
Berkshire Museum is proud to present a program for little ones ages 6-18 months and their caregivers. Come explore the world through your babies’ eyes! Positive verbal and physical interactions are a key element in their healthy growth and development. Together we will read stories, sing songs, learn sign language, and stretch our bodies and[...]
Jan 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
OLLI | God of the Philosphers: Pro & Con
10:30 am
Is there a supreme being? Explore the philosophical debate on the existence of God. Moderated by Dr. William Cameron. This program takes place Thursdays, January 17 through February 28, with no class February 21. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science to music at the Berkshire Museum this winter. Click[...]
Jan 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Hannah Arendt: For the Love of the World
1:00 pm
Delve into the life of Hannah Arendt, a refugee from WWII Germany who questioned what it meant to be a woman, a Jew, a stateless person, or a citizen. Presented by Dr. Katherine Kidd. This program takes place Thursdays, January 17 through February 14. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from[...]
Jan 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
OLLI | Science Conversations
10:30 am
Discuss the latest science research and discoveries as they are published in publications such as The New York Times “Science Times.” Moderated by Anthony Segal, M.D. and Peter Bluhm, J.D. This program takes place Fridays, January 18 through February 15. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science to music at[...]
Jan 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
WeeMuse Adventures
11:00 am
Little ones can explore the Aquarium and three Museum galleries! Each week features songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time, and more. Check our weekly e-news for each week’s theme. This program is geared towards children 18 months to 3 years. Older and younger siblings are always welcome!  
Jan 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
OLLI | Advances in Medicine
1:00 pm
Examine the latest medical discoveries, treatments, and research with four local doctors. Presented by 1/18 Dr. Steven Will; 1/25 Dr. Joseph Emrich; 2/1 Dr. Marjorie Safran; 2/8, and 2/15 Dr. Mark C. Pettus. This program takes place Fridays, January 18 through February 15. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science[...]
Jan 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
OLLI | Tchaikovsky: He Held the Key
3:00 pm
Explore the life of composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky and his influence on classical and contemporary music. Presented by Ken Stark. This program takes place Fridays, January 18 through February 15. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science to music at the Berkshire Museum this winter. Click here to view a complete listing of[...]
Jan 19 @ 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.
Jan 19 @ 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.
Jan 20 @ 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.
Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
1:00 pm
The Berkshire Museum will be closed all day on Sunday, January 20, due to inclement weather. The Discovery Tank Program for this date has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience. 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[...]
Jan 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
10:30 am
Berkshire Museum is proud to present a program for little ones ages 6-18 months and their caregivers. Come explore the world through your babies’ eyes! Positive verbal and physical interactions are a key element in their healthy growth and development. Together we will read stories, sing songs, learn sign language, and stretch our bodies and[...]
Jan 23 @ 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 during this free STEM program. Older and younger siblings welcome. Free with advance registration. For questions, Contact Jesseca Williamson at 413-443-7171 ext. 334 or jwilliamson@berkshiremuseum.org.
Jan 23 @ 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 during this free STEM program. Older and younger siblings welcome. Free with advance registration. For questions, Contact Jesseca Williamson at 413-443-7171 ext. 334 or jwilliamson@berkshiremuseum.org.
Jan 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
OLLI | God of the Philosphers: Pro & Con
10:30 am
Is there a supreme being? Explore the philosophical debate on the existence of God. Moderated by Dr. William Cameron. This program takes place Thursdays, January 17 through February 28, with no class February 21. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science to music at the Berkshire Museum this winter. Click[...]
Jan 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Hannah Arendt: For the Love of the World
1:00 pm
Delve into the life of Hannah Arendt, a refugee from WWII Germany who questioned what it meant to be a woman, a Jew, a stateless person, or a citizen. Presented by Dr. Katherine Kidd. This program takes place Thursdays, January 17 through February 14. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from[...]
Jan 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
OLLI | Science Conversations
10:30 am
Discuss the latest science research and discoveries as they are published in publications such as The New York Times “Science Times.” Moderated by Anthony Segal, M.D. and Peter Bluhm, J.D. This program takes place Fridays, January 18 through February 15. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science to music at[...]
Jan 25 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
WeeMuse Adventures
11:00 am
Little ones can explore the Aquarium and three Museum galleries! Each week features songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time, and more. Check our weekly e-news for each week’s theme. This program is geared towards children 18 months to 3 years. Older and younger siblings are always welcome!  
Jan 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
OLLI | Advances in Medicine
1:00 pm
Examine the latest medical discoveries, treatments, and research with four local doctors. Presented by 1/18 Dr. Steven Will; 1/25 Dr. Joseph Emrich; 2/1 Dr. Marjorie Safran; 2/8, and 2/15 Dr. Mark C. Pettus. This program takes place Fridays, January 18 through February 15. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science[...]
Jan 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
OLLI | Tchaikovsky: He Held the Key
3:00 pm
Explore the life of composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky and his influence on classical and contemporary music. Presented by Ken Stark. This program takes place Fridays, January 18 through February 15. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science to music at the Berkshire Museum this winter. Click here to view a complete listing of[...]
Jan 26 @ 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. Join us for a different activity every month! Seating is limited, so reservations are requested; call 413.443.7171 ext. 360. Included with regular Museum admission.
Jan 26 @ 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.
Jan 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 pm
Get into the da Vinci spirit with a Da Vinci Code-inspired scavenger hunt. Uncover the secrets of past and present cultures and civilizations as you solve successive clues. Prizes await anyone who can solve the mystery! $5, Museum members $3. Children ages 3 and under free.
Jan 27 @ 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.
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Homeschool STEAM Winter Program: Forensics
10:00 am
This program is designed specifically for homeschool families. Enroll your children for a series of four one-hour sessions on a variety of topics. This four-week session dives into the world of scientific investigations. Stemming from the Latin forensis, which means “in open court, public,” this unique merging of science and justice relies on engineering, art,[...]