Jan 7 – Feb 8 all-day
Galleries 201 to 203, located on the second floor, will be closed from Monday, January 7, through Friday, February 8, as we install our newest exhibition, Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion. Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion, which features 40 full-size mechanisms created from the Renaissance drawings of the artist and inventor, will open[...]
Jan 7 – Jan 31 all-day
Gallery 204, located on the second floor, will be closed from Monday, January 7, through Thursday, January 31, as we update our exhibitions. This space will reopen on Friday, February 1, with Objects and Their Stories: Oral Histories from the NAACP, in which leaders from the local African-American community and the NAACP Berkshire chapter share[...]
Jan 11 all-day
Lab 102, located on the Museum’s first floor, will be closed on Friday, January 11, reopening at 10 am on Saturday, January 12.
Jan 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 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 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school–the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year before she begins high school. Drama/comedy, Rated R, 1 hr. 35 mins., 2018 Tickets: $7.50, Museum members $5  
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for a morning of child-directed play! The big, blue blocks of Imagination Playground™ encourage children to build and rebuild, exploring innovative play equipment that leads to collaboration. Included with regular Museum admission.
Jan 12 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
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
Help prepare enticing feasts for the turtles, fish, chameleon, and even the blue-tongue skink in the Aquarium! Included with regular Museum admission.
Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school–the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year before she begins high school. Drama/comedy, Rated R, 1 hr. 35 mins., 2018 Tickets: $7.50, Museum members $5  
Jan 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school–the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year before she begins high school. Drama/comedy, Rated R, 1 hr. 35 mins., 2018 Tickets: $7.50, Museum members $5  
Jan 14 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school–the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year before she begins high school. Drama/comedy, Rated R, 1 hr. 35 mins., 2018 Tickets: $7.50, Museum members $5  
Jan 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school–the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year before she begins high school. Drama/comedy, Rated R, 1 hr. 35 mins., 2018 Tickets: $7.50, Museum members $5  
Jan 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 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
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
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
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
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
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
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 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Freshmen misfits Ethan, David and Justin desperately try to improve their terminally uncool reputations by pledging prestigious Greek houses on their campus. Turned down by every fraternity, they soon receive an unexpected invitation from a shadowy social club that offers them access to an exclusive world of raging parties and beautiful coeds. But first, they must[...]
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for a morning of child-directed play! The big, blue blocks of Imagination Playground™ encourage children to build and rebuild, exploring innovative play equipment that leads to collaboration. Included with regular Museum admission.
Jan 19 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 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 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Saturday, January 19 screening of Pledge has been cancelled due to anticipated inclement weather. Please check our online calendar and Facebook page for additional updates at this weekend’s storm continues.   Freshmen misfits Ethan, David and Justin desperately try to improve their terminally uncool reputations by pledging prestigious Greek houses on their campus. Turned[...]
Jan 20 all-day
The Berkshire Museum will be closed all day on Sunday, January 20, due to inclement weather. All scheduled programming has been cancelled.   The Museum will reopen on Monday, January 21, at 10 am.
Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Sunday, January 20 screening of Pledge has been cancelled due to inclement weather. Please join us instead at 1:30 or 7:00 pm on Monday, January 21.   Freshmen misfits Ethan, David and Justin desperately try to improve their terminally uncool reputations by pledging prestigious Greek houses on their campus. Turned down by every fraternity,[...]
Jan 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Freshmen misfits Ethan, David and Justin desperately try to improve their terminally uncool reputations by pledging prestigious Greek houses on their campus. Turned down by every fraternity, they soon receive an unexpected invitation from a shadowy social club that offers them access to an exclusive world of raging parties and beautiful coeds. But first, they must[...]
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Freshmen misfits Ethan, David and Justin desperately try to improve their terminally uncool reputations by pledging prestigious Greek houses on their campus. Turned down by every fraternity, they soon receive an unexpected invitation from a shadowy social club that offers them access to an exclusive world of raging parties and beautiful coeds. But first, they must[...]
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. day, poets present work that reflects on, is inspired by, or otherwise connects with the legacy of Dr. King. Free and open to the community.