Tag: MA

Berkshire Museum (un)Beach Bash w/ White Eyed Lizard Band, Mar 11

Shake out those winter blues with Berkshire Museum and the White Eyed Lizard Band, on Friday, March 11.

The time between winter and spring might actually be the worst of times. What’s there to do other than sit around and wish for warmer weather? Wish granted! The Berkshire Museum is hosting THE party of the spring in celebration of their Voyage to the Deep exhibition to shake out those winter blues.

Dig out your summer best and join Berkshire Museum, KJ Nosh, Berkshire Mountain Distillers, and Shire Breu-Hous with special guests the White-Eyed Lizard Band and party like its Summer 2022!

DATE/TIME: Friday, March 11, 2022 / 6 – 9pm

LOCATIONThe Berkshire Museum
39 South Street (Route 7)
Pittsfield, MA 01201

COST: $40 / $50
$40 Members / $50 General Admission
Tickets available here

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40th Anniversary Screening of “Raiders of the Lost Ark” w/ Guest, Karen Allen at Norman Rockwell Museum

The Norman Rockwell Museum is hosting a special evening to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Raiders of The Lost Ark. This screening will be a benefit for the Norman Rockwell Museum and the Berkshire International Film Festival. Special guest Karen Allen will speak during a VIP reception prior to the film.

Doors open at 6:30 to set up for lawn seating and picnics.
Bring your own chair or blanket.
Food and drink available for purchase.

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, August 25, 2021 /  6pm (Rain date Aug. 26)
6:00 Cocktails and hor d’oeuvres
7:15 Conversation with KAREN ALLEN
8:00 Outdoor Screening

ADMISSION:
$125 per person (includes reception and movie)
$20 per person – movie viewing on the lawn
Children under 17 are free on the lawn.

Tickets available online at https://www.nrm.org/raiders40/

LOCATIONThe Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Glendale Rd / Rte 183
Stockbridge , MA 01262

MORE:
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facebook.com/NormanRockwellMuseum
instagram.com/norman_rockwell_museum
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Cultural Traditions: A Holiday Celebration Exhibit at Norman Rockwell Museum

The Norman Rockwell Museum presents Cultural Traditions: A Holiday Celebration. This limited run exhibit explores the commonality and distinctiveness of peoples and their traditions around the world through the art and stories in children’s picture books. Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and the Chinese New Year are celebrated in over 40 original works created by six award-winning children’s book illustrators, highlighting our shared hopes and dreams for our communities and families.

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Karla Gudeon.
Illustration for Hanukkah Haiku by Harriet Ziefert [Maplewood, NJ: Blue Apple Books, 2008.] Watercolor on paper
Courtesy of R. Michelson Galleries
©2008 by Karla Gudeon. All rights reserved.
DATE/TIME:
Now through January 20, 2019
Open Daily:
Weekdays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Weekends and holidays: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ADMISSION:
Members: FREE
Kids 18 and under FREE
Adults $20
Seniors (65+): $18
Veterans: $17
College students with ID: $10

LOCATION:
The Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Glendale Rd / Rte 183
Stockbridge , MA 01262

MORE:
NRM.org
facebook.com/NormanRockwellMuseum
instagram.com/norman_rockwell_museum
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Festival of Trees 2018 at Berkshire Museum

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The Festival of Trees at the Berkshire Museum in downtown Pittsfield, MA, is an annual holiday tradition that has grown from a handful of holiday trees, to an exhibition of more than 100 decorated trees.

This year discover Festival of Trees 2018: Often Heard, a  collection of dazzling, decorated trees, each depicting a favorite song. The 2018 Festival  will feature more than 100 holiday trees, each depicting a popular song. From hip-hop to doo-wop, blues and jazz to pop, country, and rock, can you guess the song titles from the decorations on each tree? All the trees festooned with musical themes are sponsored by businesses, schools, and community organizations in this beloved annual celebration of the holiday season.

The museum is also hosting an after hours viewing on Saturdays. When the twinkling lights are ablaze on every tree but the galleries are dark. The indoor forest of imaginatively decorated trees festooned with musical motifs offer a dreamy atmosphere during evening hours, and guessing the song title that matches each tree’s décor becomes more of a challenge at night!

DATES/TIMES:
Saturday, November 17, 2018 through Sunday, January 6, 2019:
Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday, noon to 5 pm

After Hours: Saturdays, November 17, November 24, December 1, December 8, December 15, December 22: 5 to 7pm

LOCATION:
The Berkshire Museum
39 South Street (Route 7)
Pittsfield, MA.

COST:
$13 adult. $6 child
Museum members & children 3 and under get in for free
After Hours: $5, Museum members $3

MORE:
berkshiremuseum.org
facebook.com/BerkshireMuseum

 

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Meet Rockwell’s Models in Person at Norman Rockwell Museum

screen-shot-2017-03-03-at-12-07-47-pmThe Norman Rockwell Museum hosts a series of recurring events. One of which, ‘Focus On Rockwell: Meet Rockwell’s Models’, will bring together some of the famous illustrator’s models. Find out what it was like to pose for America’s favorite illustrator from Rockwell’s own models, who share their personal experiences.

DATE/TIME
Friday, March 3, 2017
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

ADMISSION
Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission:
Adults: $18.00
Seniors (65+): $17.00
Veterans: $16.00
College students with ID: $10.00
Children/teens 6 — 18: $6.00
Children 5 and under FREE

LOCATION:
The Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Glendale Rd / Rte 183
Stockbridge , MA 01262

For more info, visit NRM.org

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