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Family Friendly Art Activities in the Berkshires, Berkshire County, Western Massachusetts

West Stockbridge Library Halloween hedgehog contest is underway

WEST STOCKBRIDGE — In the spirit of Halloween, costumes and unique creatures of the night, the West Stockbridge library  Halloween is featuring book art (artworks that utilize books or the book form) and is seeking creative designers of all ages to dress up a Library Hedgehog for Halloween. Prizes for the best, most imaginatively costumed hedgehog will(…)

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Highland Street Foundation announces its Free Fun Friday schedule for families in Berkshire County MA

THE BERKSHIRES — The 2014 schedule of Highland Street Foundation Free Fun Fridays — a program that opens the doors to 60 museums and cultural venues in Massachusetts including venues in Berkshire County MA,  for free during the summer months each Friday —is here. This year’s Free Fun Friday Events run from June 27 to Aug. 29. Once(…)

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Teen Art Invitational at MASS MoCA kicks off tonight

Teen Art Invitational at MASS MoCA kicks off tonight

NORTH ADAMS — Once again MASS MoCA is collaborating with high school art teachers and artists in the northern Berkshires to showcase local students’ artwork in a temporary exhibit at the museum. This year’s Teen Invitational exhibit kicks off tonight, Friday, April 11, with an opening reception from 6:30-9:30 p.m., featuring live music from local(…)

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IS183 Art School of the Berkshires annual gala to take place April 12

STOCKBRIDGE — This year, IS183 Art School of the Berkshire’s innovative annual gala is inspired by the intersection of a brilliant shade of red and an 18th century dance and is set for this Saturday, April 12. Guests wearing many shades of red will enjoy dinner at a variety of venues, followed by dancing at(…)

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28th annual High School Art Show opens Feb. 8 at Rockwell Museum [Photo Gallery]

28th annual High School Art Show opens Feb. 8 at Rockwell Museum [Photo Gallery]

STOCKBRIDGE — The Annual Berkshire County High School Art Show returns for its 28th year at Norman Rockwell Museum with a special exhibit on Saturday, Feb. 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. Visitors to the museum will enjoy an afternoon celebrating the talented young artists from Berkshire County high schools, and meet the creators of the(…)

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Norman Rockwell Museum to host ‘Dance!’ family day

STOCKBRIDGE — The Norman Rockwell Museum will host “Dance!,” a family day inspired by the art of illustrator Ruth Sanderson, this Saturday, Jan.11, from 1 to 4 p.m. Visitors of all ages are invited to join dancers from Berkshire Ballroom as they demonstrate their technique and teach basic ballroom steps. Professional dancer and archivist Eugenia Kim(…)

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‘Untamed: Wild and Endangered Animals’ coming to Berkshire Museum this weekend.

PITTSFIELD ― On Saturday, Jan., 2014, at 10:30 a.m. families are invited to embark on a visual journey to some of the most majestic and breathtaking locations in the world as international photographers Dan Mead and Sally Eagle of MeadEagle Photos share their stunning images of wildlife, nature and foreign cultures along with fascinating tales of(…)

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MASS MoCA is opening its doors Saturday — for FREE

NORTH ADAMS — Nothing says “Welcome,” like the invitation to visit one of the Berkshire’s premier museum’s for free. This Saturday, Jan. 11, from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. MASS MoCA will open it’s doors to the public, and it won’t cost you a thing. The days activities will allow visitors to the museum to explore the(…)

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Norman Rockwell Museum to host ‘Sharing Stories: A Special Family Day” Saturday, Aug. 3

Norman Rockwell Museum to host ‘Sharing Stories: A Special Family Day” Saturday, Aug. 3

STOCKBRIDGE —There’s something about the Norman Rockwell Museum that provides the perfect backdrop for a family day. Be it the the quintessential hometown artwork provided by the master himself, the kid-friendly exhibits brought in by the NRM team (“Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs: The Creation of a Classic” is on view through Oct. 27)(…)

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The Clark’s Stone Hill Center turns 5 with free family fun to celebrate

The Clark’s Stone Hill Center turns 5 with free family fun to celebrate

WILLIAMSTOWN — Someone’s having a birthday this week, so get out your party hats and bring your cake-eating family members to the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute on Saturday, July 27, from 1 to 4 p.m., for the fifth anniversary celebration of the opening of its Stone Hill Center. The Stone Hill Center, that houses(…)

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