New interdisciplinary approach strengthens Museum’s unique niche as region’s premier science and history museum [Pittsfield, Mass.] — On Wednesday, July 12, 2017, the Berkshire Museum Board of Trustees and Executive Director Van Shields announced the results of nearly two years of research and planning – the creation of an exciting new interdisciplinary Museum, where connections…
CAPITAL GRANTS Berkshire Pulse, Inc., Housatonic Project: Elevator Repair for Increased Accessibility Grant: $84,000 About the Facility: Berkshire Pulse’s home in downtown Housatonic is part of the historic Monument Mills property, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The third floor of the 1866 mill building has become the ideal space for…
Sarah will share with her guests a sumptuous and historically accurate tea, full of stories about the grand manse, its large servant staff, husband George, and brother J. Pierpont (the legendary financier). And if you are wise, you will plan ahead with early reservations.
Expanding earlier plans that offered free admission to North Adams residents, MASS MoCA — for the first time — extends free admission program to ALL Berkshire County residents.
Two documentary films and an artist talk take place on October 27 at the Berkshire Museum further illuminating artist Robert Hite. His solo show of sculpture, paintings, and photography is now on display in a dual exhibition at the Berkshire Museum and Hancock Shaker Village.
Paul Marino, known for his entertaining cemetery walks and retired educator Chris Wondoloski, author of The Hoosac Tunnel Murders, will take passengers on a special Berkshire train as they relate the legend and legacy of the Hoosac Tunnel
Coming up August 10: dramatic readings of Abraham Lincoln’s immortal words at Chesterwood. Excerpts will include both his best-known private and public words about love, life, and the country he worked so hard to unite.