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Apr
7
Sun
Chez Jolie Coiffure @ Berkshire Museum
Apr 7 @ 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM
Chez Jolie Coiffure @ Berkshire Museum

The “Jolie” hairdresser’s shop in the Brussels Matonge quarter is a meeting place for African women. They come here to have their hair cut, but also to organize and discuss things, and to flirt.

Documentary, not rated, 1 hr. 10 min, 2018
French with English subtitles

Apr
8
Mon
“Still a Student” Art Show @ Koussevitzky Art Gallery
Apr 8 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
"Still a Student" Art Show @ Koussevitzky Art Gallery

For the entire month of April, 2019, the Koussevitzky Art Gallery is showcasing the work of artist Brian DiNicola, who  is a traditional media based artist.  He received his BFA in Illustration from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in 2011.  Upon graduating he enrolled in their MFA program in Painting.  He graduated in 2013 and immediately began applying his work to exhibitions and galleries.

Within the past six years, Brian has exhibited forty-seven times.  His work has traveled to Boston, California, New York, Chicago, Connecticut, and even Canada.  Brian’s paintings circulate in print and locally in the Berkshires.  He pursues competitions frequently to advance his professional record.  More recently, ‘Richeson Competitions’ and Trekell Art Supplies/Gamblin Colors featured Brian’s portraits through juried contests.

Week of the Young Child: Music Monday Sing-a-Long @ Berkshire Museum
Apr 8 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Week of the Young Child: Music Monday Sing-a-Long @ Berkshire Museum

Use shakers and tambourines, and clap your hands as we learn about rhythm through games and music. Then dance, move, and sing along to some of your favorite tunes with local musician and friend of the Museum Andy Kelly.

Chez Jolie Coiffure @ Berkshire Museum
Apr 8 @ 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM
Chez Jolie Coiffure @ Berkshire Museum

The “Jolie” hairdresser’s shop in the Brussels Matonge quarter is a meeting place for African women. They come here to have their hair cut, but also to organize and discuss things, and to flirt.

Documentary, not rated, 1 hr. 10 min, 2018
French with English subtitles

Chez Jolie Coiffure @ Berkshire Museum
Apr 8 @ 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM
Chez Jolie Coiffure @ Berkshire Museum

The “Jolie” hairdresser’s shop in the Brussels Matonge quarter is a meeting place for African women. They come here to have their hair cut, but also to organize and discuss things, and to flirt.

Documentary, not rated, 1 hr. 10 min, 2018
French with English subtitles

Apr
9
Tue
“Still a Student” Art Show @ Koussevitzky Art Gallery
Apr 9 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
"Still a Student" Art Show @ Koussevitzky Art Gallery

For the entire month of April, 2019, the Koussevitzky Art Gallery is showcasing the work of artist Brian DiNicola, who  is a traditional media based artist.  He received his BFA in Illustration from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in 2011.  Upon graduating he enrolled in their MFA program in Painting.  He graduated in 2013 and immediately began applying his work to exhibitions and galleries.

Within the past six years, Brian has exhibited forty-seven times.  His work has traveled to Boston, California, New York, Chicago, Connecticut, and even Canada.  Brian’s paintings circulate in print and locally in the Berkshires.  He pursues competitions frequently to advance his professional record.  More recently, ‘Richeson Competitions’ and Trekell Art Supplies/Gamblin Colors featured Brian’s portraits through juried contests.

Week of the Young Child: Tasty Tuesday Farm to Table @ Berkshire Museum
Apr 9 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Week of the Young Child: Tasty Tuesday Farm to Table @ Berkshire Museum

Learn about the journey our food takes from the farm to your plate and everything in between! Make your own farm animal mask to wear as you play games, plant seeds, and learn how to make butter.

WeMuse Littlest Learners @ Berkshire Museum
Apr 9 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Apr
10
Wed
“Still a Student” Art Show @ Koussevitzky Art Gallery
Apr 10 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
"Still a Student" Art Show @ Koussevitzky Art Gallery

For the entire month of April, 2019, the Koussevitzky Art Gallery is showcasing the work of artist Brian DiNicola, who  is a traditional media based artist.  He received his BFA in Illustration from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in 2011.  Upon graduating he enrolled in their MFA program in Painting.  He graduated in 2013 and immediately began applying his work to exhibitions and galleries.

Within the past six years, Brian has exhibited forty-seven times.  His work has traveled to Boston, California, New York, Chicago, Connecticut, and even Canada.  Brian’s paintings circulate in print and locally in the Berkshires.  He pursues competitions frequently to advance his professional record.  More recently, ‘Richeson Competitions’ and Trekell Art Supplies/Gamblin Colors featured Brian’s portraits through juried contests.

Week of the Young Child: Work Together Wednesday @ Berkshire Museum
Apr 10 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Week of the Young Child: Work Together Wednesday @ Berkshire Museum

Discover people in our community who keep us safe. Learn about fire safety from Sparky the Fire Dog, try on costumes, and play act the ways community helpers offer support. We’ll have plenty of time to build our own cities and houses with the big, blue blocks of the Imagination Playground, and everyone will get their own firefighter hat to take home!

Apr
11
Thu
“Still a Student” Art Show @ Koussevitzky Art Gallery
Apr 11 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
"Still a Student" Art Show @ Koussevitzky Art Gallery

For the entire month of April, 2019, the Koussevitzky Art Gallery is showcasing the work of artist Brian DiNicola, who  is a traditional media based artist.  He received his BFA in Illustration from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in 2011.  Upon graduating he enrolled in their MFA program in Painting.  He graduated in 2013 and immediately began applying his work to exhibitions and galleries.

Within the past six years, Brian has exhibited forty-seven times.  His work has traveled to Boston, California, New York, Chicago, Connecticut, and even Canada.  Brian’s paintings circulate in print and locally in the Berkshires.  He pursues competitions frequently to advance his professional record.  More recently, ‘Richeson Competitions’ and Trekell Art Supplies/Gamblin Colors featured Brian’s portraits through juried contests.

Week of the Young Child: Artsy Thursday Art-Making @ Berkshire Museum
Apr 11 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Week of the Young Child: Artsy Thursday Art-Making @ Berkshire Museum

Get creative with physics and engineering as you use pool noodles, dowels, and more to create your own unique work of art. A special guest from Hancock Shaker Village will be on hand to show us the Shaker box-making process and share other examples of Shaker engineering, art, and craft.

Comedy Garage: Ashton Womack @ The Colonial Theater
Apr 11 @ 7:30 PM
Comedy Garage: Ashton Womack @ The Colonial Theater

Originally from Houston, TX, Ashton Womack started telling jokes at sixteen. He has since gone on to establish himself around the country. Most recently, Ashton shot an episode of the Comedy Central show, Alternatinoand wrote for MTV’s TRL. He has featured for Maria Bamford and tours colleges across the country. In 2018, he was selected as a New Face of Comedy in the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, the largest international comedy festival in the world. In 2015, he won the title of Lafftown’s Funniest, and in 2014, he won Free Press Houston’s Best Comic award.

Apr
12
Fri
“Still a Student” Art Show @ Koussevitzky Art Gallery
Apr 12 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
"Still a Student" Art Show @ Koussevitzky Art Gallery

For the entire month of April, 2019, the Koussevitzky Art Gallery is showcasing the work of artist Brian DiNicola, who  is a traditional media based artist.  He received his BFA in Illustration from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in 2011.  Upon graduating he enrolled in their MFA program in Painting.  He graduated in 2013 and immediately began applying his work to exhibitions and galleries.

Within the past six years, Brian has exhibited forty-seven times.  His work has traveled to Boston, California, New York, Chicago, Connecticut, and even Canada.  Brian’s paintings circulate in print and locally in the Berkshires.  He pursues competitions frequently to advance his professional record.  More recently, ‘Richeson Competitions’ and Trekell Art Supplies/Gamblin Colors featured Brian’s portraits through juried contests.

da Vinci Docent Hours @ Berkshire Museum
Apr 12 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
da Vinci Docent Hours @ Berkshire Museum

Learn more about Leonardo and his innovative designs from our knowledgeable exhibition docents and enjoy hands-on demonstrations of many of his machines, including mechanisms that are usually do not touch!

Week of the Young Child: Family Friday Treasure Hunt @ Berkshire Museum
Apr 12 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Week of the Young Child: Family Friday Treasure Hunt @ Berkshire Museum

Discover the Museum together as a family! Make your way through the galleries as you complete the scavenger hunt, and find the hidden treasure.

WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 18mo – 3yrs) @ Berkshire Museum
Apr 12 @ 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.

Exhibition on Screen | Rembrandt: From the National Gallery, London and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam @ Berkshire Museum
Apr 12 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Exhibition on Screen | Rembrandt: From the National Gallery, London and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam @ Berkshire Museum

Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated but this major new show hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum was an event like no other. Given exclusive, privileged access to both galleries, the film documents this landmark exhibition whilst interweaving Rembrandt’s life story with behind-the-scenes preparations at these world famous institutions.

The exhibition focuses on the highlights from the final years of Rembrandt’s life, commonly thought to be his finest years. The masterpieces he produced during this period could be called his defining works, with each piece so soulful and honest that they helped sculpt our idea of Rembrandt as a man and as an artist.

This film explores each of the exhibition’s key works, through contributions from specially invited guests including curators and leading art historians. For many, Rembrandt is the greatest artist that ever lived and this film seeks to explore the truth about the man behind the legend.

Swingtown – A Steve Miller Tribute @ The Colonial Theater
Apr 12 @ 8:00 PM
Swingtown – A Steve Miller Tribute @ The Colonial Theater

Swingtown is a good time party show featuring the hits of Steve Miller including, “The Joker,” “Take The Money And Run,” “Fly Like an Eagle” and so many more. It’s a get out of your house and dance all night experience! Band members include: Randy Cormier, Dan Tiechert, Dave Vitone, Darrin Todd and Dan Esko.

Run Time: 3 hours including intermissions

Apr
13
Sat
Leonardo’s 567th Birthday Weekend @ Berkshire Museum
Apr 13 all-day
Leonardo’s 567th Birthday Weekend @ Berkshire Museum

Join us for a weekend of special activities to celebrate the life of Leonardo da Vinci, born on April 15, 1452.