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Grace Church & Fairview Hospital present Chris Herren

Grace Church & Fairview Hospital present Chris Herren

May 23, 2019|6:30 pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

In this very personal presentation, Chris will share his recovery journey in a brutally honest format with just a microphone. The event will start wit... MORE

Seasonal Flower Arranging: Talk and Book Signing with Ariella Chezar

Seasonal Flower Arranging: Talk and Book Signing with Ariella Chezar

May 23, 2019|5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Meet Ariella Chezar, one of the most sought after and highly regarded floral designers in the world. Her lavishly photographed book provides step-by-s... MORE

The Trustees in the Berkshires

The Trustees in the Berkshires

May 23, 2019|10:45 am

Congregation Knesset Israel

On Thursday, May 23 at 10:45 a.m., the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires welcomes Brian Cruey, director for the Southern Berkshires for The Trustees... MORE

Senior Theses and Projects Reception

Senior Theses and Projects Reception

May 23, 2019|6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bennington College

The staff of Crossett Library invite you to our annual event honoring the graduating seniors who have written Senior Theses and Projects. Enjoy some l... MORE

Reading: Sydney Lea

Reading: Sydney Lea

May 23, 2019|5:30 pm

Bennington College

On Thursday, May 23, welcome Sydney Lea, former Vermont Poet Laureate and co-founder of the New England Review, to the Robert Frost Stone House Museum... MORE

OLLI's Mona Sherman Memorial Lecture presents Jim Acosta

OLLI's Mona Sherman Memorial Lecture presents Jim Acosta

May 24, 2019|6:00 pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

OLLI, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkshire Community College, is pleased to announce that American journalist and the chief White House ... MORE

Design Hudson: Panel Discussion

Design Hudson: Panel Discussion

May 25, 2019|2:00 pm

Hudson Hall at the Hudson Opera House

Design Hudson presents a discussion of The New Hudson River School's influences of color, landscape and time period from Hudson's great painters, Ch... MORE

Art Omi: Summer Season Opening in the Park

Art Omi: Summer Season Opening in the Park

May 25, 2019|1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Art Omi

Summer Season Opening in the Park Saturday, May 25, 1-4 p.m. Sculpture & Architecture Park and The Benenson Center Kick off the summer season... MORE

Memorial Day Weekend - Three Animal Programs

Memorial Day Weekend - Three Animal Programs

May 26, 2019

Bascom Lodge

noon - 4 p.m. - Beekeeping demo with live bees 1 p.m. - Mount Greylock's Birds of Prey 6 p.m. - Butterfly presentation MORE

Memorial Day: Rockwell’s America

Memorial Day: Rockwell’s America

May 27, 2019|2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Norman Rockwell Museum

Take a closer look at Norman Rockwell’s work depicting life in the military—from the American Revolution to the Vietnam Era. See how America’s f... MORE

The Serious Side of Food

The Serious Side of Food

May 28, 2019, June 11, 2019, June 25, 2019|6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Roeliff Jansen Community Library

The Roe Jan Community Library presents a 7 session Reading and Discussion program, "The Serious Side of Food," facilitated by Tessa Edick of FarmOn! F... MORE

WRITERS READ

WRITERS READ

May 28, 2019|5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Lee Library

Writers Read Monthly Reading Series~ AT THE LEE LIBRARY, 100 Main Street , Lee, MA, hosted by David Giannini Two poets will read from their works:... MORE

Mystery Book Club

Mystery Book Club

May 28, 2019|5:45 pm - 6:45 pm

Mason Library

May's selection: Blanche on the Lam by Barbara Neely MORE

Student Readings

Student Readings

May 29, 2019|7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bennington College

Featuring fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction by current Bennington students. Franklin House MORE

"The Year Germany Lost the War" with Andrew Nagorski

May 30, 2019|4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Mount

Bestselling historian Andrew Nagorski takes a fresh look at 1941, the year when Hitler’s miscalculations and policy of terror propelled Churchill, F... MORE

"Turkish Kurdistan" with Chris Andersen

May 30, 2019|10:45 am

Congregation Knesset Israel

On Thursday, May 30 at 10:45 a.m., meet Chris Andersen, who will talk about his childhood adventures in Asia Minor in a program titled “Turkish Kurd... MORE

“Holy Ground: Woody Guthrie's Yiddish Connection

“Holy Ground: Woody Guthrie's Yiddish Connection" with Nora Guthrie

May 31, 2019|10:45 am

Hevreh of Southern Berkshire

On Friday, May 31 at 10:45 a.m., Knosh & Knowledge welcomes Nora Guthrie, whose topic will be “Holy Ground: Woody Guthrie's Yiddish Connection.... MORE

Graduate Program Symposium

Graduate Program Symposium

May 31, 2019|9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Clark Art Institute

The Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art Class of 2019 presents scholarly papers in its annual symposium. This keystone academic ev... MORE

Breadlines and Barricades: Rebellion vs. Authority in the Lawrence Textile Mill Strike of 1912

Breadlines and Barricades: Rebellion vs. Authority in the Lawrence Textile Mill Strike of 1912

June 1, 2019|2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum

Local historians will speak about the Lawrence textile strike of 1912—its causes, the struggle to put it down, and the women who fought for better w... MORE

The Chamber Music of Brahms, by Oskar Espina-Ruiz, Music Mountain Artistic and Executive Director

The Chamber Music of Brahms, by Oskar Espina-Ruiz, Music Mountain Artistic and Executive Director

June 1, 2019|4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Scoville Memorial Library

Music Mountain commemorates its 90th year with the 2019 Festival Season that begins the second weekend in June.  To help celebrate this important mil... MORE

Haystack Book Talks presents Nell Painter with Byron Kim and Lisa Sigal

Haystack Book Talks presents Nell Painter with Byron Kim and Lisa Sigal

June 2, 2019|1:00 pm

Norfolk Library

Nell Irvin Painter is Edwards Professor of American History Emerita at Princeton University and author of, among other notable books, The History of W... MORE

“Familiar Songs and Their Unfamiliar Stories” with Sandy Schuman

“Familiar Songs and Their Unfamiliar Stories” with Sandy Schuman

June 3, 2019|10:45 am

Congregation Knesset Israel

On Monday, June 3 at 10:45 a.m., the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires welcomes author and storyteller Sandy Schuman who, in a talk titled “Famili... MORE

The  Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar Presents-Baron Wormser: Legends of the Slow Explosion

The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar Presents-Baron Wormser: Legends of the Slow Explosion

June 6, 2019|5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The Bookstore

The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar 11 Housatonic Street, Lenox, MA 01240 Call: 413-637-3390 website: www.bookstoreinlenox.com Thu... MORE

Meet Rockwell’s Models

Meet Rockwell’s Models

June 7, 2019|3:00 pm

Norman Rockwell Museum

Find out what it was like to pose for America’s favorite illustrator from Rockwell’s own models, who will share their personal experiences. MORE

The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar Presents-Richard Stevenson: Killer Reunion

The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar Presents-Richard Stevenson: Killer Reunion

June 7, 2019|5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar

The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar 11 Housatonic Street, Lenox, MA 01240 Call: 413-637-3390 website: www.bookstoreinlenox.com Fri... MORE

Forest Bathing - A Talk with author, Hannah Fries

Forest Bathing - A Talk with author, Hannah Fries

June 8, 2019|10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Sandisfield Arts Center

Join Hannah Fries for a slide show, reading, and discussion about her new book, Forest Bathing Retreat: Find Wholeness in the Company of Trees. Peopl... MORE

Opening lecture for

Opening lecture for "Renoir: The Body, The Senses"

June 8, 2019|11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Clark Art Institute

Join Robert and Martha Berman Lipp Chief Curator of the Clark Esther Bell and Deputy Director of the Kimbell Art Museum George Shackelford as they pre... MORE

The Birds of Mount Greylock

The Birds of Mount Greylock

June 9, 2019|6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bascom Lodge

A visual presentation and guide to identification. MORE

Tea & Talk - Chateau Higginson: Social Life in Boston’s Back Bay

Tea & Talk - Chateau Higginson: Social Life in Boston’s Back Bay

June 11, 2019|4:00 pm

Ventfort Hall

Former Boston Globe reporter and Pittsfield native Margo Miller is the author of a new book titled Chateau Higginson: Social Life in Boston’s Back B... MORE

H.G. Adler: Peter Filkins and James Marcus In Conversation

H.G. Adler: Peter Filkins and James Marcus In Conversation

June 12, 2019|4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Mount

Join award-winning translator Peter Filkins in conversation with writer James Marcus as they dive into the life and works of H.G. Adler. H.G. Adler: ... MORE

The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar Present: Carolyn Brancato-The Circus Pig and the Kaiser-A Novel Based on a Strange but True Event

The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar Present: Carolyn Brancato-The Circus Pig and the Kaiser-A Novel Based on a Strange but True Event

June 13, 2019|5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The Bookstore

Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 5:30 pm Carolyn Brancato The Circus Pig and the Kaiser: A Novel Based on a Strange but True Event The Circus Pig and ... MORE

Norman Rockwell in Detail

Norman Rockwell in Detail

June 14, 2019|1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Norman Rockwell Museum

Explore Norman Rockwell’s unique brand of visual storytelling. Featured topics include: Norman Rockwell’s Advertisements (March 8); Rockwell’... MORE

The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar Present: Howard Faerstein-Googootz and Other Poems

The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar Present: Howard Faerstein-Googootz and Other Poems

June 14, 2019|5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The Bookstore

Friday, June 14, 2019 at 5:30 pm Howard Faerstein Googootz and Other Poems In Googootz and Other Poems, Howard Faerstein meets the world with un... MORE

Dr. Jack Horner Talk and Reception

Dr. Jack Horner Talk and Reception

June 15, 2019|6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

West Stockbridge Historical Society

Renowned paleontologist Dr. Jack Horner, former Curator of Paleontology at the Museum of the Rockies, MacArthur Genius, and technical advisor to the J... MORE

Tea & Talk - Egyptomania

Tea & Talk - Egyptomania

June 18, 2019|4:00 pm

Ventfort Hall

Recognized as a foremost Egyptologist, Dr. Bob Brier (“Mr. Mummy”) will examine the fascination with the ancient world along the Nile and the even... MORE

Forests and Brain Health

Forests and Brain Health

June 23, 2019|6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bascom Lodge

A Presentation on the health benefits of Forests. MORE

Tea & Talk - The Tragic Story of the Majestic Normandie Ocean Liner

Tea & Talk - The Tragic Story of the Majestic Normandie Ocean Liner

June 25, 2019|4:00 pm

Ventfort Hall

A child with happy memories of crossing the Atlantic on ocean liners with his parents, author René Silvin will focus on the subject of his latest boo... MORE

Tea & Talk - Posting It, or Networking, Victorian Style

Tea & Talk - Posting It, or Networking, Victorian Style

July 2, 2019|4:00 pm

Ventfort Hall

Prof. Catherine Jean Golden will reveal the story of a little-known revolution with her presentation. It started in early 19th century Britain when th... MORE

Meet the Makers - Benoît Rolland, bow maker

Meet the Makers - Benoît Rolland, bow maker

July 5, 2019|4:00 pm

Tanglewood

“A violin without a bow is only a guitar.” Benoît Rolland—a 2012 MacArthur Fellow and a Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres—is one of the world... MORE

Tanglewood Learning Institute: The Big Idea, Madeleine K. Albright, Secretary of State (1997-2001)

Tanglewood Learning Institute: The Big Idea, Madeleine K. Albright, Secretary of State (1997-2001)

July 6, 2019|5:00 pm

Tanglewood

Explore nation-building in the 21st century with Madeleine Albright, Secretary of State (1997—2001), and one of the foremost diplomats of our time. ... MORE

John Simon

John Simon

July 6, 2019|8:00 pm

MASS MoCA

Legendary music producer John Simon put his stamp on some of the greatest albums ever recorded, from The Band’s Music from Big Pink to Janis Jop... MORE

Tea & Talk - Downton Abbey Style: The Influences on Fashion, 1912 – 1925

Tea & Talk - Downton Abbey Style: The Influences on Fashion, 1912 – 1925

July 9, 2019|4:00 pm

Ventfort Hall

Downton Abbey Style: The Influences on Fashion, 1912 – 1925 is the subject behind what historic textile and costume expert Susan J. Jerome calls “... MORE

Tanglewood Learning Institute - Meet the Makers: Meow Meow, postmodern diva

Tanglewood Learning Institute - Meet the Makers: Meow Meow, postmodern diva

July 9, 2019|1:30 pm

Tanglewood

What is a postmodern diva? In this case: a singer, actress, dancer, and performance artist with degrees in law, German, and fine art. Born “in a Ber... MORE

Tanglewood Learning Institute - Meet the Makers: Joan Tower, composer

Tanglewood Learning Institute - Meet the Makers: Joan Tower, composer

July 10, 2019|4:30 pm

Tanglewood

As a contemporary American composer, performer, conductor, and educator, Joan Tower has done it all. And she is still hard at work. Hear Fanfare for ... MORE

Stockbridge Library Association Annual Used Book Sale

Stockbridge Library Association Annual Used Book Sale

July 12, 2019 - July 14, 2019

Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives

The Stockbridge Library Association will hold its Annual Used Book Sale, a tradition under the tent, on the Library's front lawn at 46 Main Street, St... MORE

A Little Rebellion Now and Then: A History of Shay’s Rebellion

A Little Rebellion Now and Then: A History of Shay’s Rebellion

July 13, 2019|10:00 am

Tyringham Union Church

A talk by Dennis Picard, former Director of Storrowtown Village Museum.  Shays Rebellion is considered an agrarian revolt pitting impoverished farmer... MORE

Tea & Talk - Lenox Rusticators on the Maine Coast

Tea & Talk - Lenox Rusticators on the Maine Coast

July 16, 2019|4:00 pm

Ventfort Hall

Historians Cornelia Brooke Gilder and Ronald Epp will join together to present the story of the impact the Berkshires had on the development of the Ac... MORE

Navigating 17th Century England and New England

Navigating 17th Century England and New England

July 20, 2019|10:00 am

Tyringham Union Church

A talk by author Katherine Dimencescu. On July 20 you can set sail with Mayflower passengers, arrive in Boston Harbor on a Winthrop Fleet ship, sett... MORE

Mushrooms! Mushrooms! Mushrooms!

Mushrooms! Mushrooms! Mushrooms!

July 21, 2019|6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bascom Lodge

A visual presentation on local fungi identification. MORE

Tea & Talk - After Emily: The Women Who Introduced Emily Dickinson

Tea & Talk - After Emily: The Women Who Introduced Emily Dickinson

July 23, 2019|4:00 pm

Ventfort Hall

Mabel Loomis Todd was the woman who brought to light the work of a reclusive but highly talented poet. Prof. Julie Dobrow will discuss After Emily: Th... MORE

Tanglewood Learning Institute: Meet the Makers - Tom Stoppard, playwright

Tanglewood Learning Institute: Meet the Makers - Tom Stoppard, playwright

July 24, 2019|10:00 am

Tanglewood

The BSO co-commissioned an “opera of sorts” from composer Sir André Previn and librettist Tom Stoppard about marriage and the endurance of love t... MORE

Tanglewood Learning Institute - The Big Idea: Doris Kearns Goodwin

Tanglewood Learning Institute - The Big Idea: Doris Kearns Goodwin

July 27, 2019|5:00 pm

Tanglewood

Explore leadership in America with Doris Kearns Goodwin, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author and renowned presidential historian, in conjunction with th... MORE

Civilian Conservation Corps with Ranger Mike

Civilian Conservation Corps with Ranger Mike

July 28, 2019|6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bascom Lodge

An illustrated history of the C.C.C. and its work on Mount Greylock and Bascom Lodge. MORE

Tanglewood Learning Institute - Meet the Makers: Stephen H. Carver, piano technician Steinway Spirio Digital Player Piano

Tanglewood Learning Institute - Meet the Makers: Stephen H. Carver, piano technician Steinway Spirio Digital Player Piano

July 29, 2019|1:30 pm

Tanglewood

In the second of our featured Meet the Makers artisan talks, join Tanglewood’s master piano technician Stephen H. Carver for an in-depth look at t... MORE

Tea & Talk - John White Alexander: An American Gilded Age Artist

Tea & Talk - John White Alexander: An American Gilded Age Artist

July 30, 2019|4:00 pm

Ventfort Hall

Considered on a par with John Singer Sargent and William Merritt Chase, the once acclaimed portrait painter John White Alexander is especially recogni... MORE

Tea & Talk - Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland

Tea & Talk - Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland

August 6, 2019|4:00 pm

Ventfort Hall

Wadsworth Atheneum chief curator Robin Jaffee Frank will take us on a ride with Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861 – 2008. The lea... MORE

"Bargains in Books" Annual 3-Day Book Sale

August 9, 2019 - August 11, 2019|9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Lenox Town Hall

The Lenox Library's 24th annual book sale will feature a NEW LOCATION this year at Lenox Town Hall, 6 Walker St., Lenox, Mass.  A huge selection ... MORE

Tea & Talk - Archer Milton Huntington & the Hispanic Society of America Museum

Tea & Talk - Archer Milton Huntington & the Hispanic Society of America Museum

August 13, 2019|4:00 pm

Ventfort Hall

Historian Francis Morrone will uncover the life of an intensely private personality, Archer Milton Huntington, founder of the Hispanic Society of Amer... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Benefits of Wildland Forests

Benefits of Wildland Forests

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

Bascom Lodge

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