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Ten Days of Play 2019
Ten Days of Play 2019
Feb 17 all-day
Ten Days of Play 2019
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[...]
Ten Days of Play 2019
Ten Days of Play 2019
Feb 18 all-day
Ten Days of Play 2019
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[...]
Ten Days of Play 2019
Ten Days of Play 2019
Feb 19 all-day
Ten Days of Play 2019
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[...]
Ten Days of Play 2019
Ten Days of Play 2019
Feb 20 all-day
Ten Days of Play 2019
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[...]
Ten Days of Play 2019
Ten Days of Play 2019
Feb 21 all-day
Ten Days of Play 2019
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[...]
Ten Days of Play 2019
Ten Days of Play 2019
Feb 22 all-day
Ten Days of Play 2019
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[...]
Ten Days of Play 2019
Ten Days of Play 2019
Feb 23 all-day
Ten Days of Play 2019
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[...]
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12:30 pm Designing with da Vinci
Designing with da Vinci
Feb 17 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
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.
1:00 pm Discovery Tank Program
Discovery Tank Program
Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
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.
7:00 pm Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Live Action
Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Live Action
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Live Action
For the 14th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on February 8. With all three categories offered – Animation, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the[...]
11:00 am Cancelled: Records and Burpee Zoo Show
Cancelled: Records and Burpee Zoo Show
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cancelled: Records and Burpee Zoo Show
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[...]
12:30 pm Designing with da Vinci
Designing with da Vinci
Feb 18 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
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.
1:00 pm Cancelled: Records and Burpee Zoo Show
Cancelled: Records and Burpee Zoo Show
Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Cancelled: Records and Burpee Zoo Show
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[...]
7:00 pm Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Live Action
Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Live Action
Feb 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Live Action
For the 14th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on February 8. With all three categories offered – Animation, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the[...]
7:00 pm WordXWord: Odd Couples
WordXWord: Odd Couples
Feb 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
WordXWord: Odd Couples
Collaborative pieces by unexpected pairings, commissioned by WordXWord. See what happens. Part of Pittsfield’s annual 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival.
11:00 am Sing-a-long with Nappy’s Puppets
Sing-a-long with Nappy’s Puppets
Feb 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sing-a-long with Nappy's Puppets
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[...]
12:30 pm Designing with da Vinci
Designing with da Vinci
Feb 19 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
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.
11:00 am Sing-a-long with Nappy’s Puppets
Sing-a-long with Nappy’s Puppets
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sing-a-long with Nappy's Puppets
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 Sing-a-long with Nappy’s Puppets
Sing-a-long with Nappy’s Puppets
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sing-a-long with Nappy's Puppets
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[...]
12:30 pm Designing with da Vinci
Designing with da Vinci
Feb 20 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
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.
1:30 pm Early Instruments with the Berkshire Music School
Early Instruments with the Berkshire Music School
Feb 20 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Early Instruments with the Berkshire Music School
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.
11:00 am Sing-a-long with Nappy’s Puppets
Sing-a-long with Nappy’s Puppets
Feb 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sing-a-long with Nappy's Puppets
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[...]
12:30 pm Designing with da Vinci
Designing with da Vinci
Feb 21 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
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.
1:00 pm Sing-a-long with Nappy’s Puppets
Sing-a-long with Nappy’s Puppets
Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Sing-a-long with Nappy's Puppets
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[...]
6:00 pm 10×10 Real Art Party
10×10 Real Art Party
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
10x10 Real Art Party
Purchase an Art Tix and win the chance to bid on your own 10”x10” piece of the festival to take home! Local artists, working in a variety of mediums, have donated their pieces to be auctioned off in this fun and exciting art lottery. Proceeds benefit Berkshire students through BAA field trip awards and fellowships.[...]
11:00 am Berkshire Children’s Theater Presents Peter Rabbit and the Bunny Hop
Berkshire Children’s Theater Presents Peter Rabbit and the Bunny Hop
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Berkshire Children’s Theater Presents Peter Rabbit and the Bunny Hop
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. To purchase tickets in advance,[...]
12:30 pm Designing with da Vinci
Designing with da Vinci
Feb 22 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
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.
1:00 pm Records and Burpee Zoo Show
Records and Burpee Zoo Show
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Records and Burpee Zoo Show
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[...]
3:00 pm Records and Burpee Zoo Show
Records and Burpee Zoo Show
Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Records and Burpee Zoo Show
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[...]
7:00 pm Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Animation
Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Animation
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Animation
For the 14th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on February 8. With all three categories offered – Animation, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the[...]
11:00 am Berkshire Children’s Theater Presents Peter Rabbit and the Bunny Hop
Berkshire Children’s Theater Presents Peter Rabbit and the Bunny Hop
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Berkshire Children’s Theater Presents Peter Rabbit and the Bunny Hop
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. To purchase tickets in advance,[...]
12:30 pm Chow Time
Chow Time
Feb 23 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Chow Time
Help prepare enticing feasts for the turtles, fish, chameleon, and even the blue-tongue skink in the Aquarium! Included with regular Museum admission.
12:30 pm Designing with da Vinci
Designing with da Vinci
Feb 23 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
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.
3:30 pm Berkshire Children’s Theater Presents Peter Rabbit
Berkshire Children’s Theater Presents Peter Rabbit
Feb 23 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Berkshire Children’s Theater Presents Peter Rabbit
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. To purchase tickets in advance,[...]
5:00 pm da Vinci After Hours
da Vinci After Hours
Feb 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us in the evening hours to explore Leonardo’s imaginative Renaissance inventions, from his flying machine to a wooden battle tank, and even an early robot! This after-hours adventure lends an exciting twist to this fascinating exhibition. $5, Museum members $3. Children ages 3 and under free.
7:00 pm Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Animation
Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Animation
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Animation
For the 14th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on February 8. With all three categories offered – Animation, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the[...]

Hours & Admission

Monday - Saturday, 10 - 5pm
Sunday, noon to 5pm

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day

Admission
$13 adult; $6 child (under 18)
Museum members & children 3 and under get in for free

Little Cinema
$7.50, $5 members

Contact

413.443.7171
info@berkshiremuseum.org

39 South Street (Route 7)
Pittsfield, MA 01201
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Accessibility
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