Theatre

Williamstown Theatre Festival

'62 Center for Theatre and Dance

From June through August, WTF brings Tony award winning 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.

WTF Sneak Peek and Reading

The Clark

June 6, 2019 7:00 PM - June 6, 2019 9:00 PM

Become a Festival insider as Artistic Director Mandy Greenfield previews the 2019 season, followed by a reading of Private by Mona Pirnot and directed by Maya Davis.   

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 festival curated by the band and showcasing bandmembers new work, emerging bands, art and comedy.

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.

Driftwood Soldier

Common Folk

May 19, 2019 5:00 PM - May 19, 2019 7:00 PM

Growling and crooning, muttering about lost love, brimstone, and the glorious view from the underside of a rusty world-order, Owen holds the rhythm on mandolin and foot percussion. Bobby takes the opportunity to stretch bass notes into lyrical vines that vibrate somewhere north of your liver and flower unexpectedly at night. Joining forces in Philly […]

Anonymous Club- Live

TOURISTS

May 19, 2019 8:00 PM - May 19, 2019 9:30 PM

Join us on Sunday for an acoustic set from Anonymous Club in The Airport Rooms. Their sound is a perfect match for our intimate space…and our collection of cocktails.

Common Folk presents Nate Massari

Bright Ideas Brewing

May 21, 2019 6:00 PM - May 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Nate Massari is a visual artist and songwriter who has performed with a small number of bands in Berkshire county, notably his ongoing experimental project called Lenoir, which remains open to revolving collaborators. Nate’s solo performances consist of acoustic renditions of songs from this project, which draw from his influence on his influences from alt-rock, […]

An Afternoon of Conversation and Song with Annie Lennox

May 25, 2019 4:00 PM - May 25, 2019 6:00 PM

NOTE: This event has sold out, but you may contact the box office to have your name added to the waitlist: 413-662-2111 To launch her exhibition, Annie Lennox: ‘Now I Let You Go…’, and to kick off a day-long celebration of MASS MoCA’s 20-year anniversary on May 25th, Lennox will share stories and perform songs […]

Music at the Museum

Bennington Museum

May 26, 2019 2:00 PM

The very popular “Music at the Museum” series continues at the Bennington Museum with Honoring Beethoven. Now in its fourth year, the concerts presented in Music at the Museum are as diverse as the Museum’s collection.  This concert is free and open to the public thanks to the support of Alison Nowak and Robert Cane.  Reservations are […]

Shaker Barn Music: The Suitcase Junket

Hancock Shaker Village

May 26, 2019 7:30 PM - May 26, 2019 10:00 PM

Fun and crazy, Matt Lorenz is a one-man band whose signature sound is a mash-up of mountain ballads, original rock anthems, blues manifestos, and dance-hall festivity. It’s also magnificent songwriting, played on instruments built from broken bottles, gas cans, shoes, saw blades, and more. Named to Spotify’s Best of Folk & Americana and Blues & […]

Califone Living Room Show

May 30, 2019 8:00 PM - May 30, 2019 10:00 PM

At this intimate Living Room show, Califone will perform their unique blend of indie rock with shades of experimental music and early folk.

Bombino

MASS MoCA

June 15, 2019 8:00 PM - June 15, 2019 11:00 PM

The masterful North African desert blues guitarist comes to MASS MoCA.

Solid Sound Festival 2019

June 28 10:00 AM - June 30, 2019 11:00 PM

Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival returns to MASS MoCA this summer on June 28-30, 2019. Join us for a weekend of music, comedy, art and more at the largest contemporary art museum in the US. Full lineup TBA. 3 day passes are available now and include $20 museum fee that allows guests access to the entire […]

John Simon

MASS MoCA

July 6, 2019 8:00 PM - July 6, 2019 11:00 PM

Songs and stories from legendary music producer John Simon.

Bang on a Can Loud Weekend

MASS MoCA

August 2, 2019 4:00 PM - August 2, 2019 11:00 PM

Bang on a Can and MASS MoCA present LOUD Weekend, a fully loaded eclectic super-mix of minimal, experimental and electronic music.

Bang on a Can Loud Weekend

MASS MoCA

August 3, 2019 12:00 PM - August 3, 2019 11:00 PM

Bang on a Can and MASS MoCA present LOUD Weekend, a fully loaded eclectic super-mix of minimal, experimental and electronic music.

Bang on a Can Loud Weekend

MASS MoCA

August 4, 2019 11:00 AM - August 4, 2019 4:00 PM

Bang on a Can and MASS MoCA present LOUD Weekend, a fully loaded eclectic super-mix of minimal, experimental and electronic music.

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.

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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.

North Berkshire Community Dance

Williamstown Community Preschool

June 8, 2019 7:30 PM - June 8, 2019 10:30 PM

 Live music by Cloud Ten and calling by Luke Donforth. Cloud Ten is Cedar Stanistreet on fiddle, Donal Sheets on cello and guitar, Arthur Davis (son of Andy Davis) on piano, banjo and trumpet and Ness Smith-Savedoff on drums. All dances are 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. in the central hall at 777 Main St., Williamstown, in the Williamstown Community […]

Kate Wallich and The YC X Perfume Genius

MASS MoCA

June 8, 2019 8:00 PM - June 8, 2019 11:00 PM

Two musicians, five dancers, and four designers create a three-dimensional performance that integrates indie rock with contemporary dance.

Martha Graham at The Clark

The Clark

August 18, 2019 1:00 PM - August 18, 2019 3:00 PM

Martha Graham Dance Company The Clark Sunday, August 18, 2019 Iconic works from Martha Graham Dance Company presented on and around The Clark’s idyllic landscape and galleries. For more information → http://bit.ly/2Dlhh1l

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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Film

Being in the Body: Being John Malkovich

Images Cinema

June 15, 2019 2:00 PM - June 15, 2019 4:00 PM

In conjunction with Renoir: The Body, The Senses, Images Cinema and the Clark Art Institute present Being in the Body. 

Berkshire Short Film Festival

Berkshire Short Film Festival

September 28, 2019 11:00 AM - September 28, 2019 10:00 PM

Join us for a day of amazing short films from local and global filmmakers.

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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Family Programs

Rock On!

Pittsfield

Explore rock, blues, and jazz with a great faculty. All levels welcome from Beginners to Advanced players.

Starlight Stage Youth Theater

Williamstown

Since being founded in 1976, hundreds of young people from the Berkshire County, southern Vermont and eastern New York state area have participated in the programs.

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Classes & Workshops

Assets for Artists

Assets for Artists, a project of Mass MoCA, helps artists in many disciplines to find and build financial and business resources and supports artists in moving to the area. Resources can include a matched savings grant program for individual artists, professional development workshops and one-on-one coaching, a residency program at Mass MoCA and more.

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.

Rock On!

Pittsfield

Explore rock, blues, and jazz with a great faculty. All levels welcome from Beginners to Advanced players.

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. …

Starlight Stage Youth Theater

Williamstown

Since being founded in 1976, hundreds of young people from the Berkshire County, southern Vermont and eastern New York state area have participated in the programs.

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.

Williamstown Theatre Festival internships

Williamstown Theatre Festival

WTF has developed a range of programs to support developing actors, playwrights and directors, including a Playwright in residence, writing residencies and a weekly reading series for works in progress.

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