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The Dance Center of the nation is only a bus ride away!

The Pittsfield-Pillow Express stops here!  Free round-trip bus transportation between Pittsfield and Jacob’s Pillow: the dance center of the nation is only a bus ride away! Saturdays | June 23-August 25, 2018 Pickups at 12:25 pm & 3:25 pm Drop-offs … Continue reading

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Literary Lecture Series: July Tuesdays on the Terrace

On each of the first four Tuesdays in July, The Mastheads will host a literary lecture on the  outdoor terrace of the Berkshire Athenaeum. For our first lecture,Tuesday, July 3, at 6 pm, Professor Meredith McGill of Rutgers University will discuss the work … Continue reading

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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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