Berkshire Community College and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts have announced that the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education has awarded the institutions $24,980 to establish the STEM Transfer Summer Bridge Program.
“We are thrilled that our many months of hard work have been rewarded with this designation [as an Appalachian Trail Community].” — Cheshire Appalachian Trail Community Committee co-chairs Eileen Quinn and Karen Daigle
What is actually new about ArtCountry in 2018? Quite a bit: discounts on admissions, package deals with three local hotels. The ArtCountry Summer Pass ($50), new in 2018, includes discounted museum admissions, a 20 percent WCMA gift shop discount and discounted ticket prices for Williamstown Theatre Festival.
Following a curriculum co-developed by BerkShares and the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center’s Berkshire Regional Office, students are taught by guest speakers each week and mentored by members of the community.
Williams College Museum of Art commissioned the project with Ghana ThinkTank as part of the 2016–17 campus-wide academic program called “Confronting Climate Change,” a series of events, talks, and initiatives aimed at raising issues around climate change.
Lydian String Quartet to perform at Music and More New Marlborough — Music and More welcomes back the acclaimed Lydian String Quartet (Daniel Stepner and Judith Eissenberg, violin; Mark Berger, viola; Joshua Gordon, cello) on Saturday, September 26, 4:30 p.m. at the New Marlborough Meeting House, 154 Hartsville-New Marlborough Rd. The Lydians will perform a program of
The environmental health of the Berkshires and what people can do to maintain it will be the emphasis when Canon Stephen Paul Booth discusses if there are any green spaces left in his talk, “Culture, Community, and Conservation in the Housatonic Valley” on Sunday, April 19, 4 p.m. at The Lenox Library.
The current (Phase III) expansion is the most ambitious yet. It will add a further 90,000 square feet of exhibition space, taking the total to more than 250,000 square feet, making MASS MoCA the largest contemporary art museum in the world.