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While we cannot meet for programming within our walls, we invite you to explore our collections, encounter new ideas, and get curious from your own living room with our series of online Berkshire Museum experiences designed for you – our community.

Explore Online Programs

Ongoing Family Programs

The Berkshire Museum offers a wide variety of programs and activities for visitors of all ages. From the weekly Chow Time in the Aquarium and monthly Kitchen Ka-Boom sessions to Learner’s Lab workshops and innovative Pecha Kucha nights, there is always something exciting to experience and learn at the Museum!

Chow Time in the Aquarium

CHOW TIMESATURDAYS, 12:45 PM

Help prepare enticing feasts for the turtles, fish, and even the blue-tongue skink in the Aquarium!

Included with regular Museum admission.

Kitchen Ka-Boom!

Kitchen Ka-Boom 01FOURTH SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH, 11 AM

Join us for science fun with wacky and wild experiments. All experiments are kid safe and can be recreated using items found in almost any kitchen. Each session will feature different experiments.

Included with regular Museum admission.

Pop-Up Play

SELECTED SATURDAYS, 10 AM TO NOON

Children can build and rebuild with the big, blue blocks of Imagination Playground™, the innovative play equipment that encourages creativity and collaboration, and colorful Bilderhoos architectural building components. Imagination Playground™ is generously provided by Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) and national non-profit KaBOOM!

Included with regular Museum admission.  

WeeMuse Adventures

FRIDAYS, 11 AM

Little ones can explore the Aquarium and other Museum galleries! Each week features songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time, and more. This program is appropriate for children 18 months to 3 years. Older and younger siblings are always welcome!

Included with regular Museum admission.

WeeMuse: Art Lab

EVERY FIRST SATURDAY, 11 AM

Create art with a Kitchen Ka-Boom science approach. Learn how to make your very own frozen paint! Try making puffy paint or even sidewalk chalk! These DIY projects benefit kids through learning and exploration. Is it the science of art or is it the art of science?  Try both at Art Lab!

Included with regular Museum admission.

WeeMuse Littlest Learners

TUESDAYS, 10:30 AM

Play and learn every week in this fun, interactive program for children ages 6-18 months, with stories, songs, sign language, and exercise. Caretakers share stories and information from collective parenting experiences.

Included with regular Museum admission.

WeeMuse: Parent/Child STEM Session

EVERY SECOND AND FOURTH WEDNESDAY, 10 AM AND 11 AM

Join us for STEM as we explore indoor and outdoor Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts. This program is designed for children ages 2 to 4 and their caregivers. Older and younger siblings are always welcome.

This program is free and open to the community, but reservations are required. Click here to choose your program date and time, and register online.

For registration questions, please contact Kendra Knisley, Education Specialist, at 443.7171 ext,336, or [email protected].

All WeeMuse programs are generously sponsored by the Berkshire Bank Foundation.