Calendar

Feb
5
Mon
Tue Crane Room Closed
Feb 5 – Feb 13 all-day

The Museum’s Crane Room will be closed from Monday, February 5 through Tuesday, February 13. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Feb
6
Tue
WeMuse Littlest Learners @ Berkshire Museum
Feb 6 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Feb
7
Wed
IS183 in Our Schools: Learning Through Arts Showcase @ Lichtenstein Center for the Arts 28 Renne Ave
Feb 7 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Opening Reception Thursday,  February 15th,5-7pm

Show runs February 2nd-24th Gallery hours Wed-Saturday 11-4pm

 

IS183 Art School’s Learning Through Arts (LTA) after-school program brings professional teaching artists directly to Berkshire County’s K-12th grade classrooms, transforming the program sites into art studios, and sharing their passion for the visual arts through dynamic mixed-media projects. LTA gives students the freedom to experiment with advanced art techniques and mediums, create unique work, and find their voice through hands on visual arts experiences. IS183 is excited to participate once again in the 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival, showcasing the artwork of every student artist in our LTA program. The showcase will represent each of LTA’s program sites including nine elementary, middle and high schools across the Berkshires. at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts (28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield) and will remain on view until February 24th.

 

Feb
8
Thu
IS183 in Our Schools: Learning Through Arts Showcase @ Lichtenstein Center for the Arts 28 Renne Ave
Feb 8 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Opening Reception Thursday,  February 15th,5-7pm

Show runs February 2nd-24th Gallery hours Wed-Saturday 11-4pm

 

IS183 Art School’s Learning Through Arts (LTA) after-school program brings professional teaching artists directly to Berkshire County’s K-12th grade classrooms, transforming the program sites into art studios, and sharing their passion for the visual arts through dynamic mixed-media projects. LTA gives students the freedom to experiment with advanced art techniques and mediums, create unique work, and find their voice through hands on visual arts experiences. IS183 is excited to participate once again in the 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival, showcasing the artwork of every student artist in our LTA program. The showcase will represent each of LTA’s program sites including nine elementary, middle and high schools across the Berkshires. at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts (28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield) and will remain on view until February 24th.

 

Feb 8 @ 2:44 PM – 3:44 PM

Comedy duo, Scott and Joan Houghton have created a dog thrill show like no other, featuring nine amazing canine partners, all adopted from animal shelters and rescues. Expect the unexpected in this top-notch presentation that includes: high flying frisbee dogs, tightwire dogs, dancing dogs, magic dogs and of course—the one and only—Sammie the Talking Dog!

Since 1985, Scott and Joan Houghton have been presenting their unique blend of physical comedy and circus arts to audiences from Las Vegas to Tokyo. They spent three years with country star Lee Greenwood at his theater in Tennessee and seven years as the featured comedy act at Dolly Parton’s Theaters in Branson, Orlando and Myrtle Beach. In 2005, the duo turned their attention to a creating a comedy dog act and Mutts Gone Nuts has been thrilling audiences of all ages ever since!

$5 Comedy Garage: Richie Redding @ at the Garage (in the Colonial Lobby)
Feb 8 @ 7:30 PM

*Please note, to avoid a $6 order fee, please call the Box Office at 413-997-4444 or purchase your tickets in person at The Colonial, 111 South Street, Pittsfield, MA.

Comedian and writer Richie Redding has performed at New York City’s top clubs, as well as the Barclay’s Center and Madison Square Garden. In 2013, Richie beat out 32 comics from all over the world to win the Bermuda International Comedy Competition. The next year, Richie was hand picked by celebrated comedian Katt Williams to be the official host of the Growth Spurt Tour, and the HBO special Priceless. Based on that success, Katt then asked him to be his featured act for the 2015 Born Again, Again Tour and the 2016 Conspiracy Theory Tour. Richie has had the honor of being selected to feature in a USO tour of South Korea, entertaining the 30,000 American troops stationed there.

Join us at The Comedy Garage, hosted by Madelyn Gardner, for only $5, The Comedy Garage presents acclaimed comedians from near and far. After the show, head down the street to Methuselah Bar & Lounge and show your Comedy Garage ticket for a $5 beverage.

We suggest early arrival for this event. It is general admission, first come, first served.

Feb
9
Fri
IS183 in Our Schools: Learning Through Arts Showcase @ Lichtenstein Center for the Arts 28 Renne Ave
Feb 9 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Opening Reception Thursday,  February 15th,5-7pm

Show runs February 2nd-24th Gallery hours Wed-Saturday 11-4pm

 

IS183 Art School’s Learning Through Arts (LTA) after-school program brings professional teaching artists directly to Berkshire County’s K-12th grade classrooms, transforming the program sites into art studios, and sharing their passion for the visual arts through dynamic mixed-media projects. LTA gives students the freedom to experiment with advanced art techniques and mediums, create unique work, and find their voice through hands on visual arts experiences. IS183 is excited to participate once again in the 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival, showcasing the artwork of every student artist in our LTA program. The showcase will represent each of LTA’s program sites including nine elementary, middle and high schools across the Berkshires. at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts (28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield) and will remain on view until February 24th.

 

WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 18mo – 3yrs) @ Berkshire Museum
Feb 9 @ 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 18mo – 3yrs) @ Berkshire Museum | Pittsfield | Massachusetts | United States

Little ones can explore the Aquarium and three Museum galleries! Each week features songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time, and more. Check our weekly e-news for each week’s theme. This program is geared towards children 18 months to 3 years. Older and younger siblings are always welcome!

WeeMuse programs are generously sponsored by the Berkshire Bank Foundation.

OLLI: Advances in Medicine @ Berkshire Museum
Feb 9 @ 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Three local doctors will discuss the latest treatments and research in a variety of areas. Dr. Leonard Sigal, January 12 and 19; Dr. Basil Michaels, January 26 and February 2; Dr. Mehernosh Khan, February 9 and 16.

An OLLI Winter Science course.

$10; OLLI and Museum members $7.50; pre-registration not required; drop-ins welcome.

Feb
10
Sat
Nia Dance Fitness with Diane Firtell @ Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness
Feb 10 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
IS183 in Our Schools: Learning Through Arts Showcase @ Lichtenstein Center for the Arts 28 Renne Ave
Feb 10 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Opening Reception Thursday,  February 15th,5-7pm

Show runs February 2nd-24th Gallery hours Wed-Saturday 11-4pm

 

IS183 Art School’s Learning Through Arts (LTA) after-school program brings professional teaching artists directly to Berkshire County’s K-12th grade classrooms, transforming the program sites into art studios, and sharing their passion for the visual arts through dynamic mixed-media projects. LTA gives students the freedom to experiment with advanced art techniques and mediums, create unique work, and find their voice through hands on visual arts experiences. IS183 is excited to participate once again in the 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival, showcasing the artwork of every student artist in our LTA program. The showcase will represent each of LTA’s program sites including nine elementary, middle and high schools across the Berkshires. at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts (28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield) and will remain on view until February 24th.

 

Chowtime @ Berkshire Museum
Feb 10 @ 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Legends of Country Music
Feb 10 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Tickets: A: $39.50 B: $29.50

Legends of Country Music is an amazing concert experience featuring incredible tributes to Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline and Merle Haggard – all in one great show. It’s as if these three legendary performers had all taken the stage on one magical night to put on the greatest country music concert ever. The performance is packed with country music mega hits such as Ring of Fire, I Walk The Line, Crazy, Walking After Midnight, Okie From Muskogee and many more. The spectacular finale always brings the audience to their feet.

“An absolutely incredible show” – Boulder Daily Camera

The Legends of Country Music show was extraordinary – if you get the chance, go!” – Indianapolis Star

Legends of Country Music
Feb 10 @ 7:30 PM

Tickets: A: $39.50 B: $29.50

 

Legends of Country Music is an amazing concert experience featuring incredible tributes to Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline and Merle Haggard – all in one great show. It’s as if these three legendary performers had all taken the stage on one magical night to put on the greatest country music concert ever. The performance is packed with country music mega hits such as Ring of Fire, I Walk The Line, Crazy, Walking After Midnight, Okie From Muskogee and many more. The spectacular finale always brings the audience to their feet.

“An absolutely incredible show” – Boulder Daily Camera

The Legends of Country Music show was extraordinary – if you get the chance, go!” – Indianapolis Star

Feb
13
Tue
WeMuse Littlest Learners @ Berkshire Museum
Feb 13 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Feb
14
Wed
IS183 in Our Schools: Learning Through Arts Showcase @ Lichtenstein Center for the Arts 28 Renne Ave
Feb 14 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Opening Reception Thursday,  February 15th,5-7pm

Show runs February 2nd-24th Gallery hours Wed-Saturday 11-4pm

 

IS183 Art School’s Learning Through Arts (LTA) after-school program brings professional teaching artists directly to Berkshire County’s K-12th grade classrooms, transforming the program sites into art studios, and sharing their passion for the visual arts through dynamic mixed-media projects. LTA gives students the freedom to experiment with advanced art techniques and mediums, create unique work, and find their voice through hands on visual arts experiences. IS183 is excited to participate once again in the 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival, showcasing the artwork of every student artist in our LTA program. The showcase will represent each of LTA’s program sites including nine elementary, middle and high schools across the Berkshires. at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts (28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield) and will remain on view until February 24th.

 

Feb
15
Thu
BHS Turning Points Exhibit @ Berkshire Athenaeum
Feb 15 @ 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Berkshire Historical Society presents the history of  Pittsfield divided  into ten time periods . Each panel will be filled with historic images and explanatory text highlighting significant “Turning Points.”  It will be a visual journey through the City’s history.

Ten turning points in Pittsfield history

1761 – Founding Pittsfield (Thomas Allen, Rev War, Shaker Village, Park Square elm tree)

1800 – Pittsfield Emerging (first mills-Schofield, agriculture fair-Watson)

1825 – Building Pittsfield (water, train, immigrants)

1850 – Fighting Pittsfield (Civil War, Melville and Moby-Dick)

1875 – Transforming Pittsfield (Stanley, Athenaeum, city and county seat)

1900 – Expanding Pittsfield (GE, Museum, immigrants, WWI)

1925 – Roaring Pittsfield (roaring 20s, depression and war effort)

1950 – Pittsfield Rising (postwar expansion, housing developments, school population)

1970 – Saving Pittsfield  (Urban renewal, GE pulling out, BCC, North Street)

2000 – Reinventing Pittsfield (Colonial, Beacon, Park Square)

IS183 in Our Schools: Learning Through Arts Showcase @ Lichtenstein Center for the Arts 28 Renne Ave
Feb 15 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Opening Reception Thursday,  February 15th,5-7pm

Show runs February 2nd-24th Gallery hours Wed-Saturday 11-4pm

 

IS183 Art School’s Learning Through Arts (LTA) after-school program brings professional teaching artists directly to Berkshire County’s K-12th grade classrooms, transforming the program sites into art studios, and sharing their passion for the visual arts through dynamic mixed-media projects. LTA gives students the freedom to experiment with advanced art techniques and mediums, create unique work, and find their voice through hands on visual arts experiences. IS183 is excited to participate once again in the 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival, showcasing the artwork of every student artist in our LTA program. The showcase will represent each of LTA’s program sites including nine elementary, middle and high schools across the Berkshires. at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts (28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield) and will remain on view until February 24th.

 

IS183 in Our Schools: Learning Through Arts Showcase
Feb 15 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Opening Reception Thursday,  February 15th,5-7pm

Show runs February 2nd-24th Gallery hours Wed-Saturday 11-4pm

IS183 Art School’s Learning Through Arts (LTA) after-school program brings professional teaching artists directly to Berkshire County’s K-12th grade classrooms, transforming the program sites into art studios, and sharing their passion for the visual arts through dynamic mixed-media projects. LTA gives students the freedom to experiment with advanced art techniques and mediums, create unique work, and find their voice through hands on visual arts experiences. IS183 is excited to participate once again in the 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival, showcasing the artwork of every student artist in our LTA program. The showcase will represent each of LTA’s program sites including nine elementary, middle and high schools across the Berkshires. at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts (28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield) and will remain on view until February 26th.

The Mastheads Pittsfield Lit Party at Methuselah
Feb 15 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The Mastheads kicks off 10×10 with a Pittsfield Lit Party at Methuselah. 10 writers and thinkers will each read a historical poem written by a local author plus a short piece of original work. Books, art, and other Mastheads gear will be available for purchase.