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Bringing Down the Colonel with Patricia Miller

Bringing Down the Colonel with Patricia Miller

August 19, 2019|4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The Mount

In Bringing Down the Colonel: A Sex Scandal of the Gilded Age, and the "Powerless" Woman Who Took on Washington, journalist Patricia Miller tells the... MORE

Musical Performance: The Sounds of Woodstock with Quintessential

Musical Performance: The Sounds of Woodstock with Quintessential

August 20, 2019|4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Norman Rockwell Museum

Flash back to 1969 with Quintessential, a talented Berkshires a cappella group, performing songs from Woodstock days. MORE

Mystery Book Club

Mystery Book Club

August 20, 2019|5:45 pm - 6:45 pm

Mason Library

THis month's selection: The Green Ripper by John MacDonald In the Community Room MORE

Tea & Talk - The Grandest Madison Square Garden

Tea & Talk - The Grandest Madison Square Garden

August 20, 2019|4:00 pm

Ventfort Hall

There is a cast of fascinating characters in The Grandest Madison Square Garden: Art, Scandal and Architecture in Gilded Age New York by art historian... MORE

How Kids are Leading the Climate Protest

How Kids are Leading the Climate Protest

August 20, 2019|7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Becket Arts Center

Panel Discussion with moderator Susan Dworkin, author on environment and agriculture, as well as multi-media displays by local students. Hear about... MORE

The Old is New and the New is Holy: Preparing for the High Holy Days

The Old is New and the New is Holy: Preparing for the High Holy Days

August 21, 2019|11:30 am

Temple Anshe Amunim

On Wednesdays, August 7th, 14th, and 21st at 11:30 a.m. join Temple Anshe Amunim for a lunch and learn series with Rabbi Liz to prepare for the High H... MORE

OLLI Distinguished Speaker Series: James E. Mahon

OLLI Distinguished Speaker Series: James E. Mahon

August 21, 2019|3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Berkshire Museum

As part of OLLI's 2019 Distinguished Speakers Series James E. Mahon, Jr. discusses how the landslide victory of Andrés Manuel López Obrador in July... MORE

Tanglewood Learning Institute: Meet the Makers - Aiven O’Leary, flute maker and Alan Weiss, flutist

Tanglewood Learning Institute: Meet the Makers - Aiven O’Leary, flute maker and Alan Weiss, flutist

August 21, 2019|3:00 pm

Tanglewood

The creation of a handmade flute is on full display in a Meet the Makers session featuring flute head joint maker Aiven O’Leary and artist in resi... MORE

“It’s not easy being Green!”

“It’s not easy being Green!”

August 21, 2019|5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Mason Library

Five “Green Inspiration” artists will converse about the beauty of the Berkshires and its impact on their creative process. Linda Stillman + Mo... MORE

Rediscovering the

Rediscovering the "Great Road" also known as "The Knox Trail"

August 21, 2019|7:00 pm

Otis Library and Museum

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PechaKucha Night #25: Memories & Misconceptions

PechaKucha Night #25: Memories & Misconceptions

August 22, 2019|7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Berkshire Museum

First held by architects in Japan, PechaKucha nights at Berkshire Museum feature a series of lightning-fast presentations by your friends and neighbor... MORE

True Conversations with Lisa Gornick

True Conversations with Lisa Gornick

August 22, 2019|4:00 pm

The Mount

Hailed by NPR as “one of the most perceptive, compassionate writers of fiction in America,” Lisa Gornick, author of The Peacock Feast, Louisa Mee... MORE

Tanglewood Pre-Concert Talks

Tanglewood Pre-Concert Talks

August 23, 2019, August 25, 2019

Lenox Library

Fridays at 2:30 pm, Sundays at 11:00 am in the Sedgwick Reading Room with Dr. Jeremy Yudkin, Professor of Music at Boston University FREE AND OPE... MORE

Classic Literature Book Club

Classic Literature Book Club

August 24, 2019|10:00 am - 11:30 am

Mason Library

In the History Room MORE

Tanglewood Learning Institute: The Big Idea - Daniel Shapiro

Tanglewood Learning Institute: The Big Idea - Daniel Shapiro

August 24, 2019|5:00 pm

Tanglewood

Explore the pursuit of peace with Daniel Shapiro, world-renowned expert on negotiation and conflict resolution, founding director of the Harvard Inter... MORE

"O Bubble blast, how long can’st last?”: An Unhappy Marriage in Puritan Boston

August 24, 2019|10:00 am

Tyringham Union Church

A talk by author Allegra DiBonaventura. Hear the remarkable story of the marriage of Edward and Hannah Lane in 1650s Boston.  Hannah, a wealthy heire... MORE

Jana Laiz: A Writer With  A Purpose

Jana Laiz: A Writer With A Purpose

August 24, 2019|4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sandisfield Arts Center

Jana Laiz, writer in residence at Herman Melville’s Arrowhead, will read from and talk about recent books such as Blanket of Stars and Billy Budd... MORE

Twilight Time: Reading with Susie Kaufman

Twilight Time: Reading with Susie Kaufman

August 24, 2019|11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Ramsdell Library

In the Art Room MORE

52nd Annual Feigenbaum Memorial Foundation Lecture

52nd Annual Feigenbaum Memorial Foundation Lecture

August 25, 2019|7:30 pm

Temple Anshe Amunim

The 52nd Annual Hilda Vallin Feigenbaum Memorial Foundation Lecture will be held on Sunday, August 25, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. at Temple Anshe Amunim, 26 B... MORE

Wildlands and Woodlands

Wildlands and Woodlands

August 25, 2019|6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bascom Lodge

Presentation on how protecting open space not only preserves critical ecosystems, but also provides health, climate, and economic benefits to our comm... MORE

An Evening with David E. Sanger The Crossroads: America First or America Alone?

An Evening with David E. Sanger The Crossroads: America First or America Alone?

August 25, 2019|7:30 pm

Weston Playhouse

New York Times National Security Correspondent David E. Sanger returns to Weston Playhouse for a special lecture, “The Crossroads: America First or ... MORE

The World According to Fannie Davis with Bridgett M. Davis

The World According to Fannie Davis with Bridgett M. Davis

August 26, 0019|4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The Mount

In her memoir, The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers, Bridgett Davis pays homage to an extraordinary parent w... MORE

Bagels & Books

Bagels & Books

August 26, 2019|9:00 am - 10:00 am

Mason Library

This month's selection: Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue MORE

The Musical Magic of Cole Porter

The Musical Magic of Cole Porter

August 27, 2019|7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Becket Arts Center

Frank Newton, singer/storyteller and Bob Shepherd, accompanist, will lead an evening exploration of Porter's life and music, as well as a sing along o... MORE

The World According to Fannie Davis with Bridgett M. Davis

The World According to Fannie Davis with Bridgett M. Davis

August 27, 2019|11:00 am - 12:30 pm

The Mount

In her memoir, The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers, Bridgett Davis pays homage to an extraordinary parent w... MORE

Tea & Talk - New York Exposed: A Gilded Age Police Scandal

Tea & Talk - New York Exposed: A Gilded Age Police Scandal

August 27, 2019|4:00 pm

Ventfort Hall

Prof. Daniel Czitrom latest book New York Exposed: The Gilded Age Police Scandal That Launched the Progressive Movement reveals several key themes tha... MORE

Book Lovers’ Book Club

Book Lovers’ Book Club

August 27, 2019|5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Mason Library

This month's selection: Regeneration by Pat Barker MORE

Book Release: Cement Dust

Book Release: Cement Dust

August 27, 2019|6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Herman Melville's Arrowhead

J. Peter Bergman celebrates the publication of his new novel, CEMENT DUST with a reading and book signing event. Books for sale in the gift shop. MORE

The World According to Fannie Davis with Bridgett M. Davis

The World According to Fannie Davis with Bridgett M. Davis

August 27, 2019|11:00 am - 12:30 pm

The Mount

In her memoir, The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers, Bridgett Davis pays homage to an extraordinary parent w... MORE

Summer Book Club: Invisible Cities

Summer Book Club: Invisible Cities

August 28, 2019|7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Clark Art Institute

Join Clark staff and fellow book lovers for lively discussions of three novels related to our summer exhibitions. Gertrude Stein’s The Autobiography... MORE

"A Revolution of Her Own - The Story of Deborah Sampson"

August 28, 2019|7:00 pm

Claire Teague Senior Center

The Great Barrington Historical Society, The Bidwell House Museum and the Claire Teague Senior Center are co-hosting a presentation entitled "A Re... MORE

Choosing Joy with Helene Berger

Choosing Joy with Helene Berger

August 29, 2019|4:00 pm

The Mount

Join us for an evening of inspiration, as Helene Berger discusses her book Choosing Joy. Most accounts of Alzheimer’s describe a process of irrevers... MORE

Spencertown Academy Arts Center 14thAnnual Festival of Books

Spencertown Academy Arts Center 14thAnnual Festival of Books

August 30, 2019 - September 2, 2019

Spencertown Academy Arts Center

August 30 through September 2 Distinguished authors, children’s programming, and giant book sale   Spencertown, New York—Spencertown A... MORE

Poetry Reading: Pequod Poems

Poetry Reading: Pequod Poems

August 30, 2019|6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Herman Melville's Arrowhead

Poet Wilda Morris will do a reading and book signing of her recently published PEQUOD POEMS all in the voices of the ship’s many crew members. MORE

Tea & Talk - George Bisacca, His Life, His Way

Tea & Talk - George Bisacca, His Life, His Way

September 3, 2019|4:00 pm

Ventfort Hall

George Bisacca: His Life, His Way” presented by Berkshire native and reporter Steve Crowe will renew memories of Eastover Resort’s founder. The be... MORE

CATA's Annual Poetry Reading

CATA's Annual Poetry Reading

September 4, 2019|5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

The Mount

Join CATA for its 2019 Annual Poetry Reading at The Mount— a vibrant celebration of writers with disabilities! CATA's Annual Poetry Reading featu... MORE

Tea & Talk - Life Along the Hudson: The Historic Livingston Country Estates

Tea & Talk - Life Along the Hudson: The Historic Livingston Country Estates

September 10, 2019|4:00 pm

Ventfort Hall

Leading international photographer Pieter Estersohn captures the beauty of thirty-five sublime country estates for his book Life Along the Hudson: The... MORE

The Biennial as a Global Phenomenon: Brian Sholis and Caroline Jones in Conversation

The Biennial as a Global Phenomenon: Brian Sholis and Caroline Jones in Conversation

September 12, 2019|5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Clark Art Institute

In conjunction with the exhibition Art’s Biggest Stage: Collecting the Venice Biennale, 2007–2019, exhibition curator Brian Sholis and MIT art his... MORE

The White Hart Speaker Series: Thomas Blagden Jr.

The White Hart Speaker Series: Thomas Blagden Jr.

September 12, 2019|6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The White Hart Inn

The White Hart Speaker Series is presented in collaboration with The White Hart Inn & Scoville Memorial Library RSVP Required. As one of the Wo... MORE

The Art Academy outside Europe

The Art Academy outside Europe

September 13, 2019|9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Clark Art Institute

This public symposium will undertake a collective and comparative study of the art academy outside Europe and the United States as a way of defamiliar... MORE

Homer's The Iliad and The Odyssey: A two-part seminar with Kim Maxwell

Homer's The Iliad and The Odyssey: A two-part seminar with Kim Maxwell

September 16, 2019, September 23, 2019, September 30, 2019|5:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Norfolk Library

This seminar begins the study of ancient Greek literature with a close reading of The Iliad, to be followed by a reading of The Odyssey in September. ... MORE

Basic Black

Basic Black

September 17, 2019|5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Clark Art Institute

Beinecke Fellow Jared Sexton presents “Basic Black.” What would happen, what would be enabled theoretically and practically if we re-imagined ... MORE

Hemp

Hemp

September 22, 2019|6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bascom Lodge

Presentation on the Health and Economic Benefits of Hemp with an Update on Commercial Hemp Production by Ralph Brill. MORE

The White Hart Speaker Series: Dr. Matt McCarthy

The White Hart Speaker Series: Dr. Matt McCarthy

September 25, 2019|6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The White Hart Inn

The White Hart Speaker Series is presented in collaboration with The White Hart Inn & Scoville Memorial Library RSVP Required New York Times bes... MORE

Images in the Margins: Renaissance Readers Draw the Meanings of their Texts

Images in the Margins: Renaissance Readers Draw the Meanings of their Texts

September 25, 2019|5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Clark Art Institute

Anthony Grafton presents “Images in the Margins: Renaissance Readers Draw the Meanings of their Texts.” Anthony Grafton considers the meaning ... MORE

Book Club: BLK FMNNST Loaner Library

Book Club: BLK FMNNST Loaner Library

September 26, 2019|5:00 pm

MASS MoCA

A community book club featuring selections from exhibiting artist Cauleen Smith’s BLK FMNNST Loaner Library 1989–2019 — paintings of the cover... MORE

Forests and Climate Change

Forests and Climate Change

September 29, 2019|6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bascom Lodge

Presentation on how the presence or lack of forests impact climate. MORE

Dreaming in America (WordXWord)

Dreaming in America (WordXWord)

September 30, 2019|7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Berkshire Museum

Poets tackle the American Dream or poets dream in America. We’ll hold these truths to be self evident. Poet? Poets Creating Conversation challeng... MORE

Benefits of Wildland Forests

Benefits of Wildland Forests

October 13, 2019|6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bascom Lodge

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The White Hart Speaker Series: Elaine Sciolino

The White Hart Speaker Series: Elaine Sciolino

October 30, 2019|6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The White Hart Inn

The White Hart Speaker Series is presented in collaboration with The White Hart Inn & Scoville Memorial Library RSVP Required Longtime New ... MORE

Book Club: BLK FMNNST Loaner Library

Book Club: BLK FMNNST Loaner Library

November 7, 2019|5:00 pm

MASS MoCA

A community book club featuring selections from exhibiting artist Cauleen Smith’s BLK FMNNST Loaner Library 1989–2019 — paintings of the cover... MORE

The White Hart Speaker Series: Maaza Mengiste

The White Hart Speaker Series: Maaza Mengiste

November 19, 2019|6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The White Hart Inn

The White Hart Speaker Series is presented in collaboration with The White Hart Inn & Scoville Memorial Library RSVP Requested Maaza Mengiste's... MORE

Artist Talk: Genevieve Gaignard

Artist Talk: Genevieve Gaignard

November 21, 2019|5:00 pm

MASS MoCA

Exhibiting artist Genevieve Gaignard – whose work focuses on photographic self-portraiture, sculpture, and installation to explore race, femininit... MORE

Book Club: BLK FMNNST Loaner Library

Book Club: BLK FMNNST Loaner Library

December 5, 2019|5:00 pm

MASS MoCA

Read and discuss selections from exhibiting artist Cauleen Smith’s BLK FMNNST Loaner Library 1989–2019 — paintings of the covers of must-read ... MORE

David Neumann: Distances Smaller Than This Are Not Confirmed

David Neumann: Distances Smaller Than This Are Not Confirmed

December 14, 2019|8:00 pm

MASS MoCA

What might constructive conversations on race feel like? Award-winning choreographer and theater artist (and MASS MoCA favorite) David Neumannwith co... MORE

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