Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Art events

Community events

10×10 Festival: Learning Through Arts showcase

Lichtenstein Center for the Arts

February 14 11:00 AM - February 24, 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.

Film

Rikers: An American Jail

Images Cinema

February 21, 2018 7:00 PM

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.

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.

Family events

10×10 Festival: 10 Days of Play

Berkshire Museum

February 16 - February 25, 2018

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.

Winter

Stone Hill

Clark Art Institute

January 1 - March 20, 2018

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.

Mount Greylock

January 1 - March 20, 2018

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.

Hopkins Memorial Forest

Williams College

January 1 - March 20, 2018

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.

Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation

Sheep Hill

January 1 - March 20, 2018

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.

Learn to Ski Program

Notchview

December 31, 2017 - March 31, 2018

Cross-country skiing program giving newcomers the confidence to head out on Notchview’s beginner trail system through March 31.

Art exhibits

Impressions in full color

Clark Art Institute

October 20, 2017 - April 30, 2018

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 …

Contemporary art in a mill palimpsest

Mass MoCA

October 20, 2017 - April 30, 2018

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 …

Three-story Building 6 fronts the Hoosac River

Mass MoCA

October 20, 2017 - April 30, 2018

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 …

Alisa Dworsky: InVersion

Cynthia-Reeves

February 3 11:00 AM - March 10, 2018 5:00 PM

Vermont based artist Alisa Dworsky opens an exhibition of new works including  a large scale, site-based volumetric work.

The 50 Card Project

Gallery 51

February 20 - March 24, 2018

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.

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi

Norman Rockwell Museum

November 11, 2017 - May 28, 2018

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.

Art for Kids

Mission Aerospace

Berkshire Museum

February 16 - May 13, 2018

Explore flight and space travel with hands-on activities and interactive stations.