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Arrowhead and Berkshire Historical Society

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780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, 01201 United States
(413) 442-1793 http://www.mobydick.org/

July 2021

Guild of Berkshire Artists Art Show

July 25 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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One event on July 25, 2021 at 10:00 AM

Arrowhead and Berkshire Historical Society, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, 01201 United States
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[email protected]: A Whale of a Show! showcases the works of local and regional artists around the theme of Stories in Art. The show is a great opportunity to support local artists by purchasing their work.

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Moby-Dick Fifth Annual Read-A-Thon

July 31 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 AM, repeating until August 4, 2021

Arrowhead and Berkshire Historical Society, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, 01201 United States
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$5

“Call me Ishmael” and sign up to read part of Melville’s masterpiece on the site where it was written. Come on your own or bring a group to read with us until we finish the book.

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August 2021

Herman Melville’s Birthday and Monument Mountain Hike

August 1 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Arrowhead and Berkshire Historical Society, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, 01201 United States
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Celebrate the day (August 4, 1850) when Melville met Hawthorne on a hike up Monument Mountain. Read the poem they read together at the summit and share sparkling wine (they had champagne). Meet in the parking lot at Monument Mountain, off Route 7 in Great Barrington. Free event!

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Moby-Dick Fifth Annual Read-A-Thon

August 1 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 AM, repeating until August 4, 2021

Arrowhead and Berkshire Historical Society, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, 01201 United States
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$5

“Call me Ishmael” and sign up to read part of Melville’s masterpiece on the site where it was written. Come on your own or bring a group to read with us until we finish the book.

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Moby-Dick Fifth Annual Read-A-Thon

August 2 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 AM, repeating until August 4, 2021

Arrowhead and Berkshire Historical Society, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, 01201 United States
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$5

“Call me Ishmael” and sign up to read part of Melville’s masterpiece on the site where it was written. Come on your own or bring a group to read with us until we finish the book.

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Moby-Dick Fifth Annual Read-A-Thon

August 3 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 AM, repeating until August 4, 2021

Arrowhead and Berkshire Historical Society, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, 01201 United States
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$5

“Call me Ishmael” and sign up to read part of Melville’s masterpiece on the site where it was written. Come on your own or bring a group to read with us until we finish the book.

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Moby-Dick Fifth Annual Read-A-Thon

August 4 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 AM, repeating until August 4, 2021

Arrowhead and Berkshire Historical Society, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, 01201 United States
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$5

“Call me Ishmael” and sign up to read part of Melville’s masterpiece on the site where it was written. Come on your own or bring a group to read with us until we finish the book.

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Berkshire County Historical Society Fundraiser

August 5 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Arrowhead and Berkshire Historical Society, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, 01201 United States
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Celebrate summer and local history with an evening by Morewood Lake at the Country Club of Pittsfield. The evening includes a short play reading remembering Sarah Morewood, the lady of Broad Hall, whose estate was sold to the club’s founders. Tickets include heavy hors d'oeuvres; cash bar available.

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ReWritten

August 13 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 PM, repeating until August 15, 2021

Arrowhead and Berkshire Historical Society, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, 01201 United States
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$10 – $15

ReWritten is an immersive performance that explores the often-silenced intimate relationship between authors Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville. Moving between their lives, work, and remaining letters, ReWritten reimagines an intergenerational queer love story that helped shape American literature. Through dance, live music, visual art, projection, and text this performance questions what happens when we say no to dreams when we want to say yes.

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ReWritten

August 14 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 PM, repeating until August 15, 2021

Arrowhead and Berkshire Historical Society, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, 01201 United States
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$10 – $15

ReWritten is an immersive performance that explores the often-silenced intimate relationship between authors Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville. Moving between their lives, work, and remaining letters, ReWritten reimagines an intergenerational queer love story that helped shape American literature. Through dance, live music, visual art, projection, and text this performance questions what happens when we say no to dreams when we want to say yes.

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ReWritten

August 15 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 PM, repeating until August 15, 2021

Arrowhead and Berkshire Historical Society, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, 01201 United States
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$10 – $15

ReWritten is an immersive performance that explores the often-silenced intimate relationship between authors Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville. Moving between their lives, work, and remaining letters, ReWritten reimagines an intergenerational queer love story that helped shape American literature. Through dance, live music, visual art, projection, and text this performance questions what happens when we say no to dreams when we want to say yes.

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September 2021

Lecture and Film Screening: Professor Michael Hoberman and the film Call Us Ishmael

September 5 @ 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Arrowhead and Berkshire Historical Society, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, 01201 United States
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$15 – $20

Michael Hoberman, an American literature professor at Fitchburg State University, will make his case that Melville is an ideal writer for people who describe themselves as skeptical romantics. His talk highlights his own path to Melville's writing, and it will also offer a brief discussion of how he teaches two lesser-known texts ("Benito Cereno" and "The Encantadas"). Call Us Ishmael chronicles filmmaker David Shaerf's journey into the world of Herman Melville's Moby Dick. Throughout his quest he encounters artists, musicians,…

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