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
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.

10X10 New Play Festival @ Barrington Stage Company St. Germain Stage
Feb 15 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Rev Tor’s 7th Annual Dead of Winter Jam @ at the Garage (in the Colonial Theatre Lobby)
Feb 15 @ 8:00 PM

Join us for a mid-winter celebration, honoring the music of The Grateful Dead. Hosted by Rev Tor’s Steal Your Peach Band, special Guest performances include The Picky Bastards (Rob Sansone and Chris Merenda), Gina Coleman, Melissa Brinton, Tom Corrigan, Matt Mervis, Mike McCmann, Mike Wood and more!

There will be a food drive held at this event for The Moments House Food Pantry. Patrons are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items.

Feb
16
Fri
BHS Turning Points Exhibit @ Berkshire Athenaeum
Feb 16 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 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 16 @ 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.

 

Ten Days of Play @ Berkshire Museum
Feb 16 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

 

Kids will play, create, improvise, and learn when Ten Days of Play returns to Berkshire Museum from Friday, February 16, through Sunday, February 25. Now in its sixth year, this innovative opportunity for child-directed play is included with regular Museum admission and is available daily from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and noon to 3 p.m. on Sundays.

Ten Days of Play Free Community Night will be held on Friday, February 16, from 5:30 to 7:30. Families are invited to explore this year’s expanded, engaging, child-directed Ten Days of Play activities, free of charge. The Free Community Night is generously sponsored by Greylock Federal Credit Union.

The Ten Days of Play festival will take place throughout the Museum. The Crane Room will be filled with an exciting array of modular building toys: kids will enjoy a bountiful LEGO® station, explore color and gravity at the Tegu magnetic block station, stack structures with Bilderhoos, and innovate with the big blue blocks of the Imagination Playground. Ten Days of Play will feature interactive activities for early learners in LAB 102, dramatic play in the Berkshire Backyard gallery, and the popular Tinker Lab in the Sabic Innovation Studio. 10 Days of Play is part of Pittsfield’s annual 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival.

WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 18mo – 3yrs) @ Berkshire Museum
Feb 16 @ 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.

10X10 New Play Festival @ Barrington Stage Company St. Germain Stage
Feb 16 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Jacob’s Pillow Pillow Pop-Up: Le Patin Libre @ Pittsfield Boys & Girls Club of The Berkshires
Feb 16 @ 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Jacob’s Pillow presents Montreal-based Le Patin Libre, pioneers of ice-skating as a new artistic discipline that bring a “fresh, ice-cool take on contemporary figure skating” (London Dance).

| Feb 16, 8pm | Pittsfield Boys & Girls Club of The Berkshires | Tickets on sale December 4; General Admission $25, Youth Tickets $10; Public Workshop evening of Feb 15; visit jacobspillow.org for more details.