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.
Bennington Center for the Arts is a non-profit with a 350 seat theater, 7 art galleries, 2 studios and the Museum of the Covered Bridge.
Collection celebrates Vermont’s history, 18th- 20th c. art and more. Largest public Grandma Moses Collection. Captivating changing exhibits. Under 18 FREE.
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: make 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 Reverend’s home. Guided tours/exhibits/events/heirloom garden/196 acres/trails/picnic sites. May 27-Oct 14. Thurs-Mon 11-4.
Country home, studio & gardens of Daniel Chester French, sculptor of Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial. Tours/exhibitions/shop/views. Kids free.
Impressionist, American & Old Master paintings in galleries bordered by 140 acres of woodland. Dynamic family events, exhibitions & music.
Open June – October. Monday-Friday, 1pm – 5pm. Admission is free.
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.
The birthplace & home of America’s best-loved poet, dedicated to celebrating her life and work. Open March – December. Guided tours available.
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 11 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.
MASS MoCA, in an effort to allow Wilco Solid Sound festival ticket holders to stay in the immediate area, has named Airbnb.com, an online listing service that helps arrange short-term rentals of spare rooms, apartments and homes, as its official partner for alternate accommodations.
Where Stockbridge began; National Historic Landmark showcases a story of collaboration between Rev. Sergeant and the Mohican Tribe c. 1740.
Museums10: have it all-art from every period, historic sites, geologic treasures, rare books, beloved children’s book illustrators.
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.
Seven scenic byways offer breathtaking views of mountains, lush farmland and New England Villages. Plus, outdoor recreation, art and history.
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.
1902 estate and gardens of this remarkable American writer. Tours, lectures, exhibits & special events. Outdoor café & gift shop. Kids free.
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.
National Historic Landmark home of 19th century poet. Grounds open to hike or picnic; scenic views, Rivulet Forest Trail, poetry series.