Project Description

Past Exhibition

Their Stories: Oral Histories from the NAACP

February 1 through May 5, 2019

Explore the history of African Americans in the Berkshires through compelling, contemporary stories from today as recorded by leaders from the local African-American community and the NAACP Berkshire chapter, alongside portraits by Julie McCarthy and select objects from the Museum’s collection.

Presented in partnership with the Housatonic Heritage Oral History Center at Berkshire Community College.


This exhibition is a part of the Berkshire Museum’s ongoing Objects and Their Stories series, which presents the diverse cultural, scientific, and historical narratives of objects from the Museum’s collection.