Saturday, January 25, 2020

Art events

Community Day

MASS MoCA

January 25, 2020 10:00 AM - January 25, 2020 7:00 PM

Expect free admission all day plus loads of special activities, pop-up performances, gallery tours, and live music.

January Open Studios at MASS MoCA

MASS MoCA Campus

January 25, 2020 4:00 PM - January 25, 2020 7:00 PM

Enjoy public admission to all of the MASS MoCA galleries (open late!) and then stop over to view fresh art at The Studios at MASS MoCA in Building 13 & 34.

Theatre

“Present Laughter”

The Clark

January 25, 2020 1:00 PM - January 25, 2020 3:00 PM

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Moriarty in “Sherlock” and the Hot Priest in “Fleabag”) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy “Present Laughter.”

Community events

Friends of the Milne Library Overstock Book Sale

The Friends of Milne Public Library

January 25, 2020 10:00 AM - January 25, 2020 3:00 PM

The Friends of the Milne Public Library will hold a used book sale on Friday, January 24, 10-4:30 and Saturday, January 25, 10-3:00.

Community Day

MASS MoCA

January 25, 2020 10:00 AM - January 25, 2020 7:00 PM

Expect free admission all day plus loads of special activities, pop-up performances, gallery tours, and live music.

Music

M A K U Soundsystem

MASS MoCA

January 25, 2020 8:00 PM - January 25, 2020 11:00 PM

This band formed in NYC mashes Colombian folklore, psychedelic rock, and Caribbean grooves using traditional percussion, drums, synths, base, guitar, and sizzling horns.

StompBoxTrio

HiLo North Adams

January 25, 2020 8:00 PM - January 25, 2020 11:00 PM

StompBoxTrio is a Western MA-based band that blends classic 20th-century American music with 21st-century mojo to create a sonic, soulful, hip-shakin’ sound all their own.

Markets & Events

South Williamstown Winter Farmers Market

Second Congregational Church

January 25, 2020 10:00 AM - January 25, 2020 2:00 PM

Vendors include local meat, cheese, baked goods, jams & jellies, honey, maple syrup, flowers and farm crafts.

Museums

The Art of Warner Brothers Opening Celebration

Berkshire Museum

January 25, 2020 1:00 PM - January 25, 2020 5:00 PM

Celebrate the opening of The Art of Warner Bros. Cartoons. Watch classic cartoons, try different animation techniques in Lab 102, and enjoy light snacks and refreshments.

Film

Classes & Workshops

Knitting Retreat at TOURISTS

TOURISTS

January 24 - January 26, 2020

Join us at TOURISTS in the Berkshires this winter for our first-ever weekend-long knitting retreat in partnership with Purl Soho, an NYC-based knitting supply store.

Local History

She Shapes History Exhibition

Berkshire Museum

October 5, 2019 - May 25, 2020

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote with this new exhibition at the Berkshire Museum. Come for this preview, a special event free to the public!

Art exhibits

Jon Van Alstine

Artist Book Foundation

September 24, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Jon Van Alstine drawings on display at the Artist Book Foundation as part of the release celebrations for the upcoming book, Jon Van Alstine: Sculpture 1971-2018. 

Travels on Paper

The Clark

November 16, 2019 - February 9, 2020

This exhibition takes visitors on a world tour through images from the early days of tourism prints and photographs.

Arabesque

The Clark

December 14, 2019 - March 22, 2020

This exhibition traces the evolution of the use of the arabesque through various movements in European art.

The Art of Warner Bros. Cartoons

Berkshire Museum

January 25 - May 10, 2020

This winter is cartoon season at Berkshire Museum with this hands-on, all-ages friendly exhibit. And, Berkshire Museum is FREE for those under 18 this year!

“To the Moon”

MASS MoCA

December 21, 2019 11:00 AM - December 31, 2020

This new VR experience from Laurie Anderson and Hsin-Chien Huang uses images and ideas from Greek mythology, literature, science, sci-fi space movies, and politics to create an imaginary and dark new moon.

Sarah Oppenheimer: “S-334473”

MASS MoCA

October 26, 2019 - December 12, 2021

Oppenheimer’s S-334473 mobilizes the museum’s architecture in order to transform and extend the visitor’s understanding of the exhibition spaces it reveals, and disrupts.