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120th: Building the Museum – 1939-1978 Exhibition

Arts and Culture, Family Friendly

December 1, 2023 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm on Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays and Saturdays

Berkshire Museum announces the second installment of its 120th-anniversary celebration – a captivating exhibition that takes visitors on a journey through the rich history of the Museum and the world during the 1940s, ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s. Titled 120th: Building the Museum – 1939-1978, this exhibition is set to be on display from October 7, 2023, through January 7, 2024. Focused on the dynamic leadership of Stuart Henry – whose tenure as Director of the Berkshire Museum spanned a total of 39 years. This exhibition offers a unique opportunity to step back in time and explore the Berkshire Museum through the headlines, stories, and cultural phenomena that shaped an era. Under Henry’s visionary guidance, the Museum not only weathered the challenges of wartime but also thrived, becoming a cultural hub for the community.

Note: Hours may vary around holidays. Please check the Event Website before your visit.

Black and white photo of the front of Berkshire Museum from the 1960s

Venue Details:

Berkshire Museum

39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
Phone:
(866) 264-5139

Host Details:

Berkshire Museum

Phone:
(413) 443-7171
Email:
[email protected]
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