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Digital Fabrication & 3D Art: Presentation on Tuesday, February 4

Make plans to join us at 7 pm on Tuesday, February 4, when the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum Very Interesting Lecture Series offers its second program: Digital Fabrication & 3D Art. Digital fabrication techniques, often referred to as “3D … Continue reading

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Pastel Painting Workshop: Tuesday, December 3

Gregory Maichack, a national award-winning pastelist and talented instructor, returns to the Berkshire Athenaeum at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, December 3,. to present a workshop entitled: “Monet’s Mirror: How to Paint the Water Lilies”. In one session, workshop participants will … Continue reading

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The Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum 75th Anniversary Photo Competition

The Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum, in observance of their 75th Anniversary, announce a Photo Competition. Contest opens June 1, 2013; all entries must be submitted by September 30, 2013. Images submitted must pertain to the Berkshire Athenaeum; exterior and … Continue reading

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Digital Photography: Three-part Brown Bag series offered in June

So you have a digital camera — and maybe you’ve  been meaning to really explore what your camera can do?  Join us for a  lunch hour series on Digital Photography: we’ll inspire you to move beyond the default settings.  In … Continue reading

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Photographer Nicholas DeCandia shares stories behind Athenaeum installation: Tuesday, May 29, 7pm

Berkshire Photographer Nicholas DeCandia will share the stories behind Facing Berkshire’s Heritage,   the photographic montage installed in the Berkshire Athenaeum Main Reading Room. The black and white images, printed on cloth, are of Berkshire County residents past and present, famous … Continue reading

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New Artscape Installation

Just outside the Athenaeum, on the East Street side, a new Artscape sculpture was installed this afternoon: Out of the Blue by Dana Filibert. Artscape is a volunteer-led committee in the city of Pittsfield that sponsors an annual outdoor juried exhibition of public … Continue reading

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Saturday, April 2, 1 – 4 pm: Make your own book & Tell your own tale!

Visual StoryTelling Books: Collage * Accordion Fold * Easy Pamphlet Stitch: Make your own book and tell your own tale in this exciting, hands-on workshop. Artist and IS183 faculty member Karen Arp-Sandel guides participants in the process of visual storytelling … Continue reading

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