Events from May 9 – July 8 – The Berkshire Edge
Tuesday, July 23, 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

OLLI at BCC Summer Classes

Expand your mind with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkshire Community College, featuring fascinating courses offered online via Zoom and/or in-person in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. OLLI at BCC is a dynamic learning community with over 1,500 members that offers 200+ terrific programs a year, including four semesters of courses, lectures, special events […]

What, Me Worry? The Art and Humor of MAD Magazine

Norman Rockwell Museum

This exhibition explores the unforgettable art and satire of MAD, from its beginnings in 1952 as a popular humor comic book to its emergence as a beloved magazine that spoke truth to power and attracted generations of devoted readers through the decades. MAD’s influence and cultural impact will be explored in this landmark installation, which […]

Free – $25

Han Feng’s The Gift – Exhibit

Mad Rose Gallery 5916 N ELM AVE, MILLERTON, NY, United States

Trained at the China Academy of Art, Han Feng launched herself first as a fashion designer at New York Fashion Week in 1993 then as a costume designer in Anthony Minghella’s Madama Butterfly at the English National Opera in 2005. Her designs and installations have been featured in major exhibitions at the Victoria and Albert […]

Free

HEVREH – SUMMER SHABBAT MORNING EXPERIENCE

Saturdays from 9:00-10:00 am starting June 22nd-August 31st. Shabbat invites us to refill our souls through rest, song, meditation creativity and inspiring Torah. This summer you are invited to join Rabbi Gordon, and a team of lay leaders for a newly reimagined Shabbat morning experience: on hour of stillness, song, prayer, creativity and inspiring Torah. […]

HEVREH SHABBAT YOGA FOR THE JEWISH SPIRIT

Saturday June 22, July 13, August 31 from 9:00am to10:am. Our Shabbat Yoga practice is an ideal way to learn a bit of Torah,pause in our often hectic lives, rest and re-center ourselves. By slowing down we become open to experiencing our body, mind and soul as one. All levels are welcome. No previous experience […]

Event Series A Body of Water by Lee Blessing

Shakespeare & Company presents “A Body of Water” by Lee Blessing

Shakespeare & Company 70 Kemble Street, Lenox, MA, United States

Moss and Avis, a sophisticated and successful couple, wake up one morning in an isolated summer house high above a picturesque body of water. The weather’s fine; the view’s magnificent. There’s only one problem — neither of them can remember who they are. When a young woman named Wren arrives, information starts to flood in. […]

$22 – $65

ART SHOW: Small Works at the Meeting House Gallery

New Marlborough Meeting House Gallery 154 Hartsville-New Marlborough Road, Rte 57, On the Green, New Marlborough, United States

The New Marlborough Meeting House Gallery's first show of the 2024 season is "Small Works." Just as the name implies, this show features works of twenty-two artists that may be small in dimension but are large in heart and soul.

Free

Hevreh Creative Beit Midrash

Join us this summer at Saturday morning "Creative House of Study". No artistic experience necessary! Together we study the themes that emerge out of Jewish tradition, spirituality, and story to create our own reflections through art, music, dance and writing. All are welcome. Saturdays: June29, July 20, August 24 @9 am -10:15 am. FREE: More […]

Art Wall: Dan Daniels

Bushnell-Sage Library 48 Main St, Sheffield, MA, United States

The featured artist for the month of July at Bushnell Sage Library is Dan Daniels.  Dan's extraordinary paintings will be on exhibition beginning June 30 through July 31.  There will be an opening reception of Dan's show on Sunday, June 30 from 2:30 to 4 p.m.  His exhibition may also be viewed during the library's […]

Free

Lauren Clark Fine Art presents “Restless, Irritable, and Discontent”

Lauren Clark Fine Art 684 Main Street, Unit 2, Great Barrington, MA

Lauren Clark Fine Art presents “Restless, Irritable, and Discontent,” paintings in oil by Elijah River Dion, with a reception for the artist Saturday, July 13 at 5-7pm. Much of Dion’s work includes the humble metal folding chair in various positions and situations. These chairs, whether within a landscape or a background of geometry, are empty […]