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We’re on the Melville Trail!

Library patron Galen Milewski views the Athenaeum’s recently installed Melville Trail  Plaque, honoring our Melville Room, which houses the largest collection of Melville family personal memorabilia in the world. The intent of the Melville Trail is to deepen the public’s … Continue reading

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Have you always wanted to write a book? Here’s your chance! Friday, October 5, 5 – 7 pm

Celebrate Herman Melville and his short story Bartleby the Scrivener by participating in the creation of the Call Me Melville edition of the book. The fun begins at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, located at 28 Renne Avenue, on … Continue reading

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To 1862 and back again…

It was an engaged crowd that traveled back to 1862 last night as the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum offered a multifaceted Call Me Melville program.  Led by the musicians of Wintergreen the audience sang  songs of  the Underground Railroad, … Continue reading

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Time Travel: Tonight at 7 pm: Join us!

Travel back in time to 1862 as the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum participate in Call Me Melville with music, poetry and history:  Folk trio Wintergreen plays Songs from the Civil War and Underground Railroad. Bernard Drew recounts the history … Continue reading

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Today at 1pm: “Melville and Me” Musical Improv with Musician JoAnne Spies

Join JoAnne Spies in creating music together from the themes of Herman Melville and Moby Dick. Young audiences will love learning while singing along. JoAnne Spies is a singer/songwriter from Chicago on the faculty of Community Access to the Arts … Continue reading

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Call Me Melville for Kids

A variety of programs are offered this summer as we bring Call Me Melville – to the kids!  All are sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum. Writing Workshops with Author Jana Laiz In these workshops, writers will be … Continue reading

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