Drawing it’s name from the 16th C. French pique-nique which means “to pack a trifle” picnics began as a kind of pot luck dinner where everyone brought a dish to be shared. The word did not appear in print in English until the early 1800’s.
An afternoon of dynamic, energetic, and kinetic movement, exciting dance art in motion at the Berkshire Museum.
The gardens, woods and buildings of Chesterwood in Stockbridge have come alive with dozens of new sculptures from Boston artists, on display through the summer and into October.
Single tickets have now gone on sale for the Solid Sound Festival 2015 and most – but not all – of the surprises for the three day festival have been revealed.
On April 11, G1raud Foster’s Bellefontaine will once again be the topic at a tea at Ventfort Hall with Jane Foster of Palm Beach recounting details and Richard S. Jackson Jr., co-author of Houses of the Berkshires presiding.
Francine Sagan talks about elaborate etiquette and enchanting entertainments, all part of the history of both Downton Abbey and Ventfort Hall.
As a follow up to Morgan O-Yuki, the play presented at the mansion in 2006 and 2013, will explore the Japanese tea ritual and all it implies.