Berkshire Museum presents the Whimsical, Wonderful Festival of Trees 2017

Annual holiday celebration opens Friday, November 17, with a Festive Preview Party [PITTSFIELD, MA] – Tap into a world of dreams when the Whimsical, Wonderful Festival of Trees opens at the Berkshire Museum on Friday evening, November 17, 2017, with a festive Preview Party, and is on view to the public from Saturday, November 18, through Sunday, January 7, 2018. The annual event…

Berkshire Museum Unveils $60 Million Reinvention Plan

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…

Sixteen Western Mass Non-Profits Receive Grants from Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund

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…