Events from November 18, 2023 – May 26 – The Berkshire Edge
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BETWEEN WORLDS: The Art and Design of Leo Lionni

Victoria Frings Jennifer Graessle

November 18, 2023 to May 27, 2024 Between Worlds: The Art and Design of Leo Lionni is the first major American retrospective dedicated to the art and design work of groundbreaking modernist designer and children’s book illustrator Leo Lionni (1910-1999). “Design is form,” the artist said, “Sometimes it is decorative form, and has no other function […]

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

How Shall I live? Climate Visions of Berkshire Youth Artists

Stationery Factory 63 Flansburg Ave, Dalton, MA, United States

The art show “HOW SHALL WE LIVE?” Climate Visions of Berkshire Youth Artists III has been extended through May 26. Taking place at the Stationery Factory, 63 Flansburg Avenue, Dalton, MA 01226, the extended show features about 80 works by students from 9 Berkshire high schools. The exhibit is open to the public 10 am […]

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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

Eclipse Mill Open Studios and Group Show

Eclipse Mill 243 Union St., North Adams, Massachusetts, United States

The Eclipse Mill in North Adams is participating in Artweek Berkshires, over Memorial Day Weekend. Eclipse artists host open studios on Saturday and Sunday, May 25 and 26, along with a group show, “Spring Forward,” in the Eclipse Mill Gallery. The gallery is open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Thursday through Sunday. For information […]

CONCERTS IN THE VILLAGE: VIOLIST RONALD CARBONE – CELEBRATING AN ARTIST AND HIS INSTRUMENT!

Van Buren Hall 6 Chatham Street (US Route 9), Kinderhook, NY, United States

On Saturday May 25th in Van Buren Hall, CITV celebrates the artistry of distinguished violist Ronald Carbone, joined by mezzo-soprano Hailey McAvoy and pianist Thomas Weaver. Their program includes music of Brahms, Bridge, Amram, Honegger and Juon, and concludes CITV’s 14th Season. Ronald Carbone, a regular member of CITV’s Broad Street Orchestra and Broad Street […]

Song-writing with Cliff Eberhardt at the Becket Arts Center

Becket Arts Center 7 Brooker Hill Road, Becket, Massachusetts

After a successful concert earlier this month, legendary musician Cliff Eberhardt will return to the Becket Arts Center to present a song-writing workshop on Saturday, May 25. With a solid background in both acoustic folk and pop standards, Eberhardt is known for his original compositions, memorable lyrics and great story-telling. He started touring at age […]

$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
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

Throwing Back: Massachusetts Pottery Heritage

The Bidwell House Museum 100 Art School Road, Monterey, MA, United States

On May 26th the Bidwell House Museum will begin its 34th season with a hands-on program that introduces visitors to the history of redware, a theme that will be found throughout the season’s programming. Watch as renowned potter Rick Hamelin delves into the rich pottery legacy in New England and shares the captivating stories of […]

$20