Calendar

May
4
Sat
Baby Animal Fest @ Hancock Shaker Village
May 4 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Baby Animal Fest @ Hancock Shaker Village

Celebrate spring and meet our newest additions – lambs, piglets, calves, chicks, and kids in the Round Stone Barn. Explore the hands-on Discovery Barn, make things, and stay for story time. Visit the Shaker Schoolhouse. Hear the Shakers’ story of sustainability. Have fun on the trail. Come for live music and sing along. Visit on Thursdays and stay longer (‘til 5pm). Spend Easter with us and celebrate Earth Day. Pony rides, face painting, balloon art. See cooking, blacksmithing, woodworking, sheep shearing, spinning, and weaving demos.

Community Mural Coloring @ Berkshire Museum
May 4 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Community Mural Coloring @ Berkshire Museum

Join the Berkshire community in creating a series of vivid mini-murals as part of ArtWeekMA. Visitors of all ages are invited to add their own unique colors and watch as each image comes to life, one square at a time. The completed murals will be displayed at Berkshire Museum following ArtWeekMA. All materials will be provided.

Nova WILD! with the Cub Scouts @ Berkshire Museum
May 4 @ 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Nova WILD! with the Cub Scouts @ Berkshire Museum

Scouts and curious kids are invited to join the Cub Scouts of Western Massachusetts to learn about wildlife and your natural world. Explore biodiversity, endangered and invasive species, and more with local Cub Scout leaders.

Designing with da Vinci @ Berkshire Museum
May 4 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Designing with da Vinci @ Berkshire Museum

Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program.

May
5
Sun
Baby Animal Fest @ Hancock Shaker Village
May 5 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Baby Animal Fest @ Hancock Shaker Village

Celebrate spring and meet our newest additions – lambs, piglets, calves, chicks, and kids in the Round Stone Barn. Explore the hands-on Discovery Barn, make things, and stay for story time. Visit the Shaker Schoolhouse. Hear the Shakers’ story of sustainability. Have fun on the trail. Come for live music and sing along. Visit on Thursdays and stay longer (‘til 5pm). Spend Easter with us and celebrate Earth Day. Pony rides, face painting, balloon art. See cooking, blacksmithing, woodworking, sheep shearing, spinning, and weaving demos.

Community Mural Coloring @ Berkshire Museum
May 5 @ 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Community Mural Coloring @ Berkshire Museum

Join the Berkshire community in creating a series of vivid mini-murals as part of ArtWeekMA. Visitors of all ages are invited to add their own unique colors and watch as each image comes to life, one square at a time. The completed murals will be displayed at Berkshire Museum following ArtWeekMA. All materials will be provided.

Discovery Tank Program @ Berkshire Museum
May 5 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Discovery Tank Program @ Berkshire Museum

Meet the residents of the Berkshire Museum Aquarium’s tide pool tank in this guided, hands-on educational program for all ages. This drop-in experience will be led by a member of the Museum’s staff who can answer your questions and help you interact with the exciting sea creatures in the tank.

May
6
Mon
Homeschool STEAM Spring Program: Robotics @ Berkshire Museum
May 6 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Homeschool STEAM Spring Program: Robotics @ Berkshire Museum

Fascinated by LEGO bricks and technology? Over the period of four weeks, learn how to build and code a LEGO Mindstorms robot to execute every command. Utilize reading and math skills to design and implement the programs.

This series of four 1-hour sessions is designed specifically for homeschool families. A space to eat lunch will be made available so families can eat and mingle after each program. Recommended for, but not limited to, children ages 8 to 12.

May
11
Sat
Designing with da Vinci @ Berkshire Museum
May 11 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Designing with da Vinci @ Berkshire Museum

Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program.

May
12
Sun
Discovery Tank Program @ Berkshire Museum
May 12 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Discovery Tank Program @ Berkshire Museum

Meet the residents of the Berkshire Museum Aquarium’s tide pool tank in this guided, hands-on educational program for all ages. This drop-in experience will be led by a member of the Museum’s staff who can answer your questions and help you interact with the exciting sea creatures in the tank.

May
13
Mon
Homeschool STEAM Spring Program: Robotics @ Berkshire Museum
May 13 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Homeschool STEAM Spring Program: Robotics @ Berkshire Museum

Fascinated by LEGO bricks and technology? Over the period of four weeks, learn how to build and code a LEGO Mindstorms robot to execute every command. Utilize reading and math skills to design and implement the programs.

This series of four 1-hour sessions is designed specifically for homeschool families. A space to eat lunch will be made available so families can eat and mingle after each program. Recommended for, but not limited to, children ages 8 to 12.

May
18
Sat
Designing with da Vinci @ Berkshire Museum
May 18 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Designing with da Vinci @ Berkshire Museum

Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program.

May
19
Sun
Discovery Tank Program @ Berkshire Museum
May 19 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Discovery Tank Program @ Berkshire Museum

Meet the residents of the Berkshire Museum Aquarium’s tide pool tank in this guided, hands-on educational program for all ages. This drop-in experience will be led by a member of the Museum’s staff who can answer your questions and help you interact with the exciting sea creatures in the tank.

May
20
Mon
Homeschool STEAM Spring Program: Robotics @ Berkshire Museum
May 20 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Homeschool STEAM Spring Program: Robotics @ Berkshire Museum

Fascinated by LEGO bricks and technology? Over the period of four weeks, learn how to build and code a LEGO Mindstorms robot to execute every command. Utilize reading and math skills to design and implement the programs.

This series of four 1-hour sessions is designed specifically for homeschool families. A space to eat lunch will be made available so families can eat and mingle after each program. Recommended for, but not limited to, children ages 8 to 12.

May
26
Sun
Discovery Tank Program @ Berkshire Museum
May 26 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Discovery Tank Program @ Berkshire Museum

Meet the residents of the Berkshire Museum Aquarium’s tide pool tank in this guided, hands-on educational program for all ages. This drop-in experience will be led by a member of the Museum’s staff who can answer your questions and help you interact with the exciting sea creatures in the tank.

Jun
2
Sun
Discovery Tank Program @ Berkshire Museum
Jun 2 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Discovery Tank Program @ Berkshire Museum

Meet the residents of the Berkshire Museum Aquarium’s tide pool tank in this guided, hands-on educational program for all ages. This drop-in experience will be led by a member of the Museum’s staff who can answer your questions and help you interact with the exciting sea creatures in the tank.

Jun
9
Sun
Discovery Tank Program @ Berkshire Museum
Jun 9 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Discovery Tank Program @ Berkshire Museum

Meet the residents of the Berkshire Museum Aquarium’s tide pool tank in this guided, hands-on educational program for all ages. This drop-in experience will be led by a member of the Museum’s staff who can answer your questions and help you interact with the exciting sea creatures in the tank.

Jun
16
Sun
Discovery Tank Program @ Berkshire Museum
Jun 16 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Discovery Tank Program @ Berkshire Museum

Meet the residents of the Berkshire Museum Aquarium’s tide pool tank in this guided, hands-on educational program for all ages. This drop-in experience will be led by a member of the Museum’s staff who can answer your questions and help you interact with the exciting sea creatures in the tank.

Jun
23
Sun
Discovery Tank Program @ Berkshire Museum
Jun 23 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Discovery Tank Program @ Berkshire Museum

Meet the residents of the Berkshire Museum Aquarium’s tide pool tank in this guided, hands-on educational program for all ages. This drop-in experience will be led by a member of the Museum’s staff who can answer your questions and help you interact with the exciting sea creatures in the tank.

Jun
30
Sun
Discovery Tank Program @ Berkshire Museum
Jun 30 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Discovery Tank Program @ Berkshire Museum

Meet the residents of the Berkshire Museum Aquarium’s tide pool tank in this guided, hands-on educational program for all ages. This drop-in experience will be led by a member of the Museum’s staff who can answer your questions and help you interact with the exciting sea creatures in the tank.