Events from May 9 – June 1 – The Berkshire Edge
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

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The Plastic Bag Store at MASS MoCA

MASS MoCA 87 Marshall St., North Adams, NY, United States

Step inside The Plastic Bag Store — a tongue-in-cheek "supermarket" — to explore a darkly funny and often tender story about the enduring effects of single-use plastics. Created by artist Robin Frohardt, this immersive, multimedia experience melds installation art, theater, film, and a whole lot of humor to spark critical reflection on our culture of […]

$25

Jenny Ireland: A Painter’s Life

The Cornwall Library 30 Pine Street, Cornwall, Connecticut

The Cornwall Library is honored to present Jenny Simont Ireland: A Painter’s View, a selection of vividly expressive still lifes by artist Jenny Ireland (1919–2014), chosen by her son Sumner. This exhibit opens with a reception on May 25, 5 -7 pm, with everyone welcome and registration on the event website requested. Genevieve ‘Jenny’ Simont […]

Free

Live Music at the West Stockbridge Farmers Market!

West Stockbridge Farmers Market 2 Harris Street on The Foundry Green, West Stockbridge, MA, United States

Join us for live music on Thursday afternoons while you get a jump on your weekend shopping! Thursdays, 3-6 PM, through October 3. Rain or Shine, on The Foundry Green, Harris St., West Stockbridge. www.WestStockbridgeFarmersMarket.org

Free
Event Series Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

Crandell Theatre

OPENS THIS THURSDAY: Visit The Crandell Theatre website below for all times and ticket links. Director George Miller’s Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga, the origin story of the renegade warrior, continues the full-throttle, post-apocalyptic movie franchise nine years after the commercial and critical success of Mad Max: Fury Road. Anya Taylor-Joy takes hold of the […]

$11
Event Series Lenox Farmers Market

Lenox Farmers Market

St. Ann Parish

The 2024 Lenox Farmer’s market will be held every Friday, May 24 through September 13 from 11 am-3 pm at St. Ann’s Church, amid the hustle & bustle of beautiful downtown Lenox. We’ll have produce, pastries, and cheeses throughout the season. To become a vendor or if you have any questions please reach out to […]

Opening Reception: “Wood Art” at the Becket Arts Center

Becket Arts Center 7 Brooker Hill Road, Becket, Massachusetts

The Becket Arts Center will host a free opening reception for the exhibition “Wood Art” on Friday, May 31, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Featured artists include Paul Chojnowski, Sam Craig, Bryan Powers and Lou Wallach. This juried show, which is supported by a Massachusetts Cultural Council grant, will be on display through June 23.

$20
Event Series Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

Crandell Theatre

OPENS THIS THURSDAY: Visit The Crandell Theatre website below for all times and ticket links. Director George Miller’s Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga, the origin story of the renegade warrior, continues the full-throttle, post-apocalyptic movie franchise nine years after the commercial and critical success of Mad Max: Fury Road. Anya Taylor-Joy takes hold of the […]

$11

Dog People- A New Play by Leigh Strimbeck

Daniel Arts Center Bard College at Simon's Rock 84 Alford Rd., Great Barrington, MA

World premiere of a new play by Leigh Strimbeck Two people, two dogs, one day in the park. The dogs are rescues, and their people need some second chances too. Who really rescues who? Dog People is a revealing meaningful story by respected actor-playwright Leigh Strimbeck, who developed the script as a member of Berkshire […]

$25 – $50

Exploring the History of New England Redware

Tyringham Union Church 128 Main Road, Tyringham, MA, United States

In 2024 the Bidwell House Museum has four great lectures planned for our summer history talk series and up first is redware expert Justin Thomas. Early American pottery author Justin W. Thomas will be speaking about the museum's red earthenware collection. These objects will be used to tell stories about red earthenware (and some stoneware) […]

$25

Dog People- A New Play by Leigh Strimbeck

Daniel Arts Center Bard College at Simon's Rock 84 Alford Rd., Great Barrington, MA

World premiere of a new play by Leigh Strimbeck Two people, two dogs, one day in the park. The dogs are rescues, and their people need some second chances too. Who really rescues who? Dog People is a revealing meaningful story by respected actor-playwright Leigh Strimbeck, who developed the script as a member of Berkshire […]

$25 – $50

1919: Massachusetts Debates Women’s Suffrage!

Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum 67 East Road, Adams, MA, United States

Sina Mansouri and James Capuzzi re-imagine the June 25th, 1919 final MA state house debate on women's suffrage! How would you have voted? What were the arguments for and against women's suffrage? How did the Massachusetts legislature debate before voting on June 25th, 1919? Sina Mansouri and James Capuzzi re-imagine the final suffrage debate in […]

Free