Artist Eric Rudd’s massive sculptural epic; 150+ life-size figures, 54 ceiling panels in historic church. Summer Wed-Sat 1-5; Fall Sat 1-5; FREE.
View technologies from the movies like The Matrix, X-Men, Predator & Chicken Run. See a real Academy Award. Make your animation movie. By appt.
18th century farmhouse where Melville wrote Moby-Dick. National Historic Landmark. Guided tours; museum shop. Call for hours.
In 1781, enslaved Elizabeth “Mumbet” Freeman sued for her freedom from the Ashley family. Listed on the National Register of Historic sites.
Explore Vermont’s history, art, culture, 18th-20th c. Gilded Age Vermont, Bennington Modernism, Grandma Moses Collection & more. Changing exhibits.
One of America’s oldest botanical gardens featuring 23 seasonal display gardens, classes, and special exhibits. Open daily year round.
Art, history and natural science: making inspiring connections! Aquarium, antiquities, fine art, Hall of Innovation plus events and activities for all ages. Mon-Sat 10-5pm; Sun 12-5pm.
Restored 1903 Lenox Station museum with interactive railroad exhibits and gift shop. Open weekends and holidays, 9am – 4pm, June – October.
Colonial life in 1750′s frontier homestead. Guided tours/exhibits/heirloom garden/192 acres/trails/picnic site. May 26 – Oct 13. Thurs-Mon, 11-4pm.
Country home, studio & gardens of Daniel Chester French, sculptor of Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial. Tours/exhibitions/shop/views. Kids free.
Due to construction scheduled to be complete in summer 2014, exhibition space is limited. Please call 413. 458. 2303 to confirm hours, exhibitions and amenities.
Exhibits on papermaking through more than two centuries of the oldest paper company in America. June – Oct, M-F; Nov – May, Tue – Thur; 1 – 5pm.
The Berkshire Author’s Historic House and Gardens, a Museum in the works. The Millay Poetry Trail is open daily. Tours and special events all season. Call for information.
Celebrating Picture Book Art from around the world! Features three galleries, hands on art studio, reading library, shop and café.
International Style home of American Abstract Artists set on 46 acre estate. Guided tours of Cubist Masterpieces. Summer Th-Sun; Fall Th-Sat.
Working to restore the National Historic Landmark to the Great Barrington native, leading scholar and civil rights activist. Tours/programs.
The finest gardens in the region, these eight sites offer something for everyone including formal flower gardens, woodland trails and native beds.
Enjoy a day at the historic Shaker Village. Tours, demonstrations & family fun! Gardens & trails, gift shop & café. Kids 12 & under are free.
Experience early New England life! Enjoy tours of 12 house museums, Paul Revere silver, special exhibitions, nature walk, shop and cafe.
The Paper Trail interprets and shares the history of fine paper making through exhibitions, events and information.
Open year round and housed in a restored 19th century factory, we are the country’s largest center for contemporary visual and performing arts.
Where Stockbridge began; National Historic Landmark showcases a story of collaboration between Rev. Sergeant and the Mohican Tribe c. 1740.
10 museums in the Pioneer Valley, just east of the Berkshires, with art from every period, historic sites, geologic treasures and rare books.
Gilded Age mansion with original furnishings and art. Ten acres of gardens designed by Fletcher Steele. Open May – October.
Experience Norman Rockwell’s original paintings and discover changing exhibitions of other masters of illustration. Open year-round.
The North Adams Historical Society, Inc. Over 25 exhibits on 3 floors portray a microcosm of America as told through the history of North Adams and the environment of the Berkshires.
Explore the history of the American Shakers at their largest and leading community, Mount Lebanon. Open seasonally plus year round programs.
This museum highlights the familial, cultural, regional influences which shaped Ms. Anthony through textiles, furnishings and memorabilia.
Wharton’s spectacular house and gardens. May – October. Outdoor sculpture exhibit, cafe, gift shop. Music on the terrace July & August.
48 sites celebrate Black luminaries – W.E.B. DuBois, Rev. Harrison, Elizabeth Freeman and ordinary African Americans here. Self-guided tours.
Tours/exhibits/performances/lectures/Teas/kids programs/museum shop/group tours/private rentals are available. Les Petites Dames de Mode.
A nonprofit organization providing the community with unique educational programs & historical exhibitions.
Premier liberal arts college. Award-winning architecture; public art, dance, music & theatre. Free admission at Williams College Museum of Art (413.597.2429)
National Historic Landmark home of 19th century poet. Grounds open to hike or picnic; scenic views, Rivulet Forest Trail, poetry series.
Home to the world’s first Yiddish museum, two performance halls, offering a full schedule of educational programs, Yidstock, films & more.