Theatre

Williamstown Theatre Festival

'62 Center for Theatre and Dance

From June through August, WTF brings Tony awardwinning actors and veterans of television and film to perform in a series of plays — comedies, dramas, musicals, classics and new work.

Mass MoCA

Downtown North Adams

Since its Building 6 opened in the summer of 2017, Mass MoCA has become one of the world’s largest contemporary art museums, with vast galleries and indoor and outdoor stages.

Williams College ’62 Center

Williams College

The ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance — summer home of the Williamstown Theatre Festival — hosts theater and dance performances year-round while the college is in session.

WordxWord

WordxWord

Spoken word poets run mentoring programs and writing workshops in Berkshire schools and hold events year-round, from National Poetry Month to an annual week-long summer festival in Pittsfield.

10×10 Festival: New Play Festival

Barrington Stage Company

March 1 - March 4, 2018

Six actors perform a host of roles in 10 new plays in the annual showcase, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. through March 4.

Barrington Stage Company

Barrington Stage

Twenty miles south in Pittsfield, Barrington Stage Company fills two stages from June to August and with musicals, comedy and drama, including new works.

Berkshire Theatre Group

Berkshire Theatre Group

With stages in Pittsfield and Stockbridge, the Berkshires’ oldest theatre company is celebrating its 90th anniversary in 2018.

Shakespeare & Company

Shakespeare & Co.

Founded in 1977, Lenox’s well-established troupe performs Shakespearean classics, contemporary works, adaptations of Edith Wharton’s short stories and more from May to September.

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Music

The Clark Art Institute

Williamstown Cultural District

With a permanent collection of Impressionist art, 19th-century artists and decorative arts across more than five centuries, the Clark Art Institute has become respected across the world.

Mass MoCA

Downtown North Adams

Since its Building 6 opened in the summer of 2017, Mass MoCA has become one of the world’s largest contemporary art museums, with vast galleries and indoor and outdoor stages.

Solid Sound Festival

MASS MoCA

Wilco takes over Mass MoCA with this festivalcurated by Wilco and showcasing bandmembers new work, emerging bands, art and comedy.

FreshGrass Festival

Mass MoCA

FreshGrass is rich in both traditional and cutting-edge bluegrass, presented in a wide array of venues tucked appropriately into a 19th-century factory turned 21st-century museum.

Mass MoCA jam

Lickety Split at MASS MoCA

Enjoy coffee or breakfast while listening to some impromptu tunes at this weekly Saturday morning gathering.

Williams College music

Williams College

The college music department hosts a series of free concerts in the spring and fall semesters with faculty and visiting performers from across the country and across the world.

Tanglewood

Lenox

Symphony on the lawn, with crystal and silver picnics.

18th-century classical adventures

Williams college

February 18 3:00 PM - February 19, 2018

Sezi Seskir and Lucy Russell will perform Beethoven and Mozart, worhs from the 1700s. Seskir plays a five-octave pianoforte, a Walter copy based on an instrument from 1799, and Russell a violin and bow from the 18th century. 

Party in the Park

North Adams

Annual summer concert series that is free and open the public.

BarN

Concert Venue

An intimate setting for acoustic music.

Concerts at Windsor Lake

North Adams

These concerts combine live music with the beautiful natural backdrop of Windsor Lake. Pack a picnic, bring a chair or blanket and let the sounds of music and water carry you away on a summer night.

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Film

French Film Series: World War I

Images Cinema

February 19, 2018 7:00 PM

A Very Long Engagement: Mathilde is looking for her fiancé, who has supposedly been killed in World War I, and stumbles across evidence of the inhumane system the French use to deal with deserters.

I, Tonya

Images Cinema

February 16 - February 22, 2018

In 1991, talented figure skater Tonya Harding becomes the first American woman to complete a triple axel during a competition. In 1994, her ex-husband conspires to injure Nancy Kerrigan, a fellow Olympic hopeful.

French Film Series: World War I

Images Cinema

February 26, 2018 7:00 PM

Anna, a young German woman whose fiancé was killed in the trenches, meets Adrien, a French veteran who shows up in her town, placing flowers on Frantz’s grave.

Images Cinema

Images Cinema

Images Cinema is a year-round community film house, showing contemporary movies, documentaries, art and international films and more.

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Dance

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

Since Ted Shawn established a revolutionary company for men on a mountaintop more than 85 years ago, Jacob’s Pillow has become a force in the international world of dance. …

Williams College ’62 Center

Williams College

The ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance — summer home of the Williamstown Theatre Festival — hosts theater and dance performances year-round while the college is in session.

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Interactive

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

An ever-growing online collection of dance videos filmed at Jacob’s Pillow from the 1930s to today is available free to all.

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Family Programs

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Classes & Workshops

Sonatina Piano Camps

Bennington, VT

Immersive piano camps for adults and children of all level. 10- and 5-day piano camps for adults and 4 week piano camps for children in the summer.

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