Robert Tobin, an eminent Germanist and queer scholar, will discuss Johann Joachim Winckelmann (1717-1768), who rose from poverty in northern Germany to a resplendent life in Rome, to beome a major art historian of his time.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
IS183 Art School will exhibit the artwork of student artists in their Learning Through Arts (LTA) after-school program, which brings professional teaching artists to Berkshire County’s K-12th grade classrooms.
Berkshire Historical Society presents the history of Pittsfield divided into 10 time periods highlighting significant moments in the city’s history.
Free screening of a new award-winning documentary from Bill Moyers. The United States is facing a crisis of mass incarceration, with more than 2.2 million people packed into its jails and prisons. To understand the human toll of this crisis, Rikers Island is a good place to start.
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.
Kids will play, create and improvise when Ten Days of Play returns with a free Ten Days of Play Free Community Night on Friday, Feb. 16, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., and daily play from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and noon to 3 p.m. on Sundays.
A network of trails climb through cow pastures and woodlands on the hill behind the Clark Art Institute — some of the gentlest slopes in Williamstown for hiking, snoweshoing and cross-country skiing.
Trails to snowshoe or ski cross-country or downhill, including the Thunderbolt, site of a historic annual ski race. The road to the summit is closed in winter, and trails at higher elevations may have deep snow even when the valley is bare, so prepare for the weather.
The Williams College Center for Environmental Studies manages 2600 acres of forest in Massachusetts, New York and Vermont, with trails for walking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing that link up with the Taconic Crest Trail along the ridge.
Walk, hike, snowshoe or cross-country ski on trails at Sheep Hill, on gentle paths or steep slopes. Find a full trail map of Williamstown and surrounding areas and more information at the WRLF website.
Cross-country skiing program giving newcomers the confidence to head out on Notchview’s beginner trail system through March 31.
Permanent collection of impressionist art, Renoir, Monet, Degas, and 19th-century artists including John Singer Sargent, Winslow Homer, George Innes; paintings, furniture and decorative arts across more than five centuries …
Newly opened Building 6 makes this the one of the largest contemporary art museums in the country. Around the campus: Liz Glynn, The Archaeology of Another Possible Form in the football-field-sized Building 5 …
Building 6 fills vast spaces with James Turrell light installation, Gunnar Schonbeck’s colossal instruments, Louise Bourgeois marble sculpture, Laurie Anderson’s studio, audio archive and art space, Dawn DeDeaux and Lonnie Holley’s Thumbs up for the Mothership …
Vermont based artist Alisa Dworsky opens an exhibition of new works including a large scale, site-based volumetric work.
Every week since Inauguration Day, and through the end of 2017, Melanie Mowinski, an associate professor of visual arts at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, has printed a new letterpress card in a limited edition of 100 using vintage letterpress type, cuts and more.
A retrospective exhibit of Tony DiTerlizzi’s fantasty, sci-fi, whimsical illustrations from his bestselling book series The Spiderwick Chronicles and images of fantasy creatures from fairies to trolls to goblins.