Events from May 9 – June 13 – The Berkshire Edge
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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

OLLI Art Exhibit at the Berkshire Museum

Berkshire Museum 39 South Street, Pittsfield, MA, United States

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkshire Community College presents 13th Annual Art Exhibit featuring the work of OLLI members at the 39 South Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts Wednesday, June 5—Thursday, June 27 museum hours at: berkshiremuseum.org Reception • Saturday, June 8 • 5:30-7:30 p.m. We look forward to seeing you there! More about OLLI, its […]

Forum to Meet the Candidates for State Representative

Becket Town Hall 557 Main Street, Becket, United States

The Becket Democratic Town Committee invites ALL Berkshire County Residents to Meet the Candidates for State Representative 3rd Berkshire District Where: Becket Town Hall, Community Room, 557 Main Street, Becket, MA Date & Time: June 18th, 2024 at 6:00PM Candidates: Leigh Davis (D); Jamie Minacci (D); Patrick White (D); and Marybeth Mitts (U)

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

Art on Paper

Bernay Fine Art 296 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA

Bernay Fine Art is thrilled to announce the opening of its latest exhibition, "Art on Paper," showcasing a diverse collection of contemporary artworks by five artists: Reed Anderson, Mike Glier, Simona Prives, Karin Schaefer and Conny Goelz Schmitt. A reception for the artists will be held on June 8 from 4-6 PM. Reed Anderson is […]

Works in Wax at the Stockbridge Coffee and Tea Cafe

Carolyn M Abrams creates atmospheric and inspirational art using oils, cold wax and mixed media on boards and paper. She is passionate about sharing her work and her process through classes and workshops with the Guild of Berkshire Artists and throughout the Berkshires. Carolyn is happy to meet you and share her work at the […]

Free

Improv Classes at the Becket Arts Center

Becket Arts Center 7 Brooker Hill Road, Becket, Massachusetts

The Becket Arts Center is launching a series of six, Improv classes on Wednesday, June 5, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Ken Cheeseman, an actor who is currently a guest lecturer at Columbia University, and Paula Langton, an actor and Professor Emeritus at Boston University, will show how to build a narrative through improvisational games, […]

$10 – $15

“The Art of Weaving” at the Becket Arts Center

Becket Arts Center 7 Brooker Hill Road, Becket, Massachusetts

The Becket Arts Center is pleased to present “The Art of Weaving” with Angela “Angie” Babbs on Thursday, June 13, at 5 p.m. Babbs, who is legally blind and hearing impaired, uses her sense of touch to experience the environment around her. She will explain how weaving can not only create beautiful works of art, […]

CHP Mobile Health & Same-Day Care

Feeling sick? Tick bite? Traveling, and need Same-Day Care? CHP Mobile Health offers Same-Day Care for minor ailments & injuries, vaccine updates, routine health screenings, nutrition services and more. CHP Mobile Health's care service works just like a typical urgent care office. and accepts most forms of insurance including MassHealth, Medicaid, ACA plans and private […]