Events from November 18, 2023 – May 31 – The Berkshire Edge
Tuesday, May 21, 2024

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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

Monet’s Water Lilies and Garden Weekend

Popular and enjoyable Books & Blooms, a two-day weekend benefit for the Cornwall CT Library, is a highlight of the Cornwall calendar. This year we start off with a presentation sure to appeal to art lovers as well as garden aficionados. On Friday June 21 at 6pm, Ann Temkin, the Marie-Josée and Henry Kravis Chief […]

Free
Event Series Dewey Drop In: Talent Share

Dewey Drop In: Talent Share

Dewey Memorial Hall

Dewey Hall, 91 Main Street, Sheffield, MA 01257 Event at 7pm.  Suggested Donation $5-$25 at the door.    You are invited to bring in take out from our sponsor Roberto’s Pizza to Dewey Hall. Non-alcoholic beverages available for sale at the Hall. No outside beverages allowed though!   More info: deweymemorialhall@gmail.com or 413-429-1322 or www.deweyhall.org […]

$5 – $25

Spring Flower Arranging with Blooming Table Events @BecketAthenaeum

Becket Athenaeum

Join the Becket Athenaeum and Blooming Table Events to learn the basics of floral arrangements using spring flowers and upcycled vases. Build your own beautiful bouquet to take home! Refreshments will be served! Space is limited. Open to all, though most appropriate for adults and older teens. Registration required.

Free
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 […]

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 […]

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

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
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 […]