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Events Calendar

Many, no most, of the listed events in the next few months have been cancelled or postponed. If you want further information, please visit the listing’s website. Until the coronavirus regulations have been lifted, we will suspend our events calendar. We hope you will remain safe in your home or enjoy a walk in the country.

Current Events

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Martha Mitchell Calling
Shakespeare & Company
October 28, 2020 – November 1, 2020 : 7:30PM
This riveting work re-examines the life and legacy of Martha Mitchell. Outrageous, flamboyant, courageous, and the life of the party, she ultimately played the pivotal role in the downfall of Nixon’s Presidency. Free.
Contact: 413.637.1199
Location: Virtual
Gypsy Layne
The Foundry
October 30, 2020 : 7PM
Dust off your freakiest duds, strap on your wickedest mask, and join for "Devil's Night," a sexy evening of spooky theatrics with the one and only Gypsy Layne Cabaret & Company!
Contact: 413.232.5222
Location: 2 Harris Street. West Stockbridge. MA 01266
Typhoid Mary
Barrington Stage
October 30, 2020 – October 31, 2020 :
This is the true and turbulent story of Mary Mallon, known better as Typhoid Mary. As one of the most infamous women in America, her career as a cook left deaths in her wake.
Contact: 413.499.5446
Location: Virtual Reading
Bach Motets
Berkshire Bach Society
October 31, 2020 : 3 pm
James Bagwell, choral conductor | Renee Anne Louprette, organ | George B. Stauffer, Bach scholar
Contact: 413.528.9555
Location: UU Meeting House | 1089 Main Street, Housatonic, MA
Four Quartets Experience
Fisher Center at Bard
October 31, 2020 – November 1, 2020 :
This ravishing union of dance, music, painting, and poetry is a vast and thrilling performance that has gained admiration from audiences at the Fisher Center, in London, and in Los Angeles.
Contact: 845.758.7900
Location: Upstreaming
Halloween Ghost Tours
The Mount
October 31, 2020 : 8PM & 10:30PM – 9:30PM & 12 Midnight
Robert Oakes guides you through the darkened halls of The Mount, where many eerie encounters have been reported. Find out who or what may be calling The Mount home...
Also showing 23 October and 30 October
Contact: 413.551.5100
Location: Virtual
Garden Conservancy
November 5, 2020 : 2PM – 3PM
Page Dickey discusses her new book, Uprooted: A Gardener Reflects on Beginning Again (Timber Press, September 29, 2020).
Contact: 845.424.6500
Location: Live on Zoom
Judy DeLorenzo
Hickory Stick Bookshop
November 10, 2020 : 2 pm
"From Chronically Ill to Vibrantly Well: Recovery Through a Plant-Based Diet"
Discussion and signing.
Contact: 860-868-0525
Location: 2 Green Hill Road, Washington Depot, CT 06794
The French Connection--Saint Saëns, Debussy, Fauré, Boulanger
Close Encounters with Music
November 15, 2020 : 7:30PM
The greatest period of creativity among French composers coincides with the emergence of Impressionist art. Attempting to define that French “je ne sais quoi” is as elusive as describing a bottle of Chateau Petrus.
Location: Virtual
WAM Theatre
November 19, 2020 – November 22, 2020 :
In this fast-paced satire, good intentions collide with absurd assumptions, as a troupe of white Liberal teaching artists scramble to devise a grade school theatre performance that somehow manages to celebrate Turkey Day while also honoring Native American Heritage Month.
Contact: 518.243.9627
Location: Virtual Event
Adam Gopnik
November 20, 2020 : 7:30PM
A staff writer for the New Yorker since 1986, Adam Gopnik was born in Philadelphia and raised in Montreal. He received his BA in Art History from McGill University before completing his graduate work at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.
Location: Zoom Webinar
Thanksgiving on the Farm
Hancock Shaker Village
November 21, 2020 – December 1, 2020 :
Immerse yourself in a beautiful environment. Breathe in the crisp autumn air, take in the stunning Berkshire vistas, and enjoy the historic buildings and Shaker collection.
Contact: 413.443.0188
Location: 1843 West Housatonic Street. Pittsfield. MA
Marilyn Singer
Hickory Stick Bookshop
November 30, 2020 : 2PM
Book signing. This event is free and open to the public.
Contact: 860-868-0525
Location: 2 Green Hill Road, Washington Depot, CT 06794
New Horizons, A Virtual Gala
Shakespeare & Company
December 5, 2020 : 7:30PM
Join online for an evening of stories and theatre in support of Performance, Education, and Training programs. Event is free to all. Donations encouraged.
Contact: 413.637.1199
Location: Virtual
A Night At the Opera
Close Encounters with Music
December 13, 2020 : 7:30PM
From the opera hall to the music room—tracking how the melodrama and extravaganza of the operatic stage finds its way into the intimate world of chamber music. Beloved arias from Italian, French and German operas stud the program,
Contact: 413.644.9040
Location: Virtual
The Organ Masters
Berkshire Bach Society
February 6, 2021 : 2 pm
The Organ Masters | Peter Sykes
Contact: 413.528.9555
Location: UU Meeting House | 1089 Main Street, Housatonic, MA
Kevin James
Warner Theater
May 2, 2021 : 8PM
Kevin James began his career as a stand-up on the Long Island comedy scene. After being discovered at the 1996 Montreal Comedy Festival, he signed a network development deal to create his own sitcom, The King of Queens, which premiered in 1998,
Contact: 860.489.7180
Location: Oneglia Auditorium. 68 Main Street. Torrington CT 06790
Melissa Ethridge
Warner Theater
May 12, 2021 : 8PM
Etheridge will be performing a variety of fan favorites but will also perform songs from her latest album The Medicine Show.
Contact: 860.489.7180
Location: Oneglia Auditorium. 68 Main Street. Torrington CT 06790
As I Am
Tannery Pond Concerts
May 29, 2021 : 8PM
Steven Banks is recognized for his “glowing mahogany tone” and “breathtaking” performances. The American classical saxophonist “is at the forefront of musicians of his generation in his display of the highest level of both artistry and pedagogy"
Contact: 888.820.1696
Location: Darrow School, 110 Darrow Rd., New Lebanon, NY 12125
Inbal Segev, cello & Juho Pohjonen, piano
Tannery Pond Concets
July 3, 2021 : 8PM
“INBAL SEGEV’S instrument is older than Bach (a Ruggieri from 1673).
POHJONEN proved himself to be a singularly luminous Mozart interpreter."
Contact: 888.820.1696
Location: Darrow School, 110 Darrow Rd., New Lebanon, NY 12125
Scott Yoo and Friends
Tannery Pond Concerts
August 14, 2021 : 8PM
Scott Yoo, violin, Alice K. Dade, flute, Sophie Shai, cello, Maurycy Banaszek, viola
Contact: 888.820.1696
Location: Darrow School, 110 Darrow Rd., New Lebanon, NY 12125
Paul Huang & Helen Huang
Tannery Pond Concerts
September 18, 2021 : 6PM
Felix Mendelssohn, Johannes Brahms, Johan Sibelius, Camille Saint-Saëns. Paul Huang on violin and Helen Huang on piano.
Contact: 888.820.1696
Location: Darrow School, 110 Darrow Rd., New Lebanon, NY 12125

Ongoing Events

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Clark Art Institute
February 6, 2020 – January 3, 2021 :
In public spaces around the Clark features a new, site specific installation by Pia Camil, as well as two of the artist’s large-scale sculptures in fabric.
Contact: 413.458.2303
Location: 225 South Street Williamstown, MA 01267
Together In Isolation
The Re Institute
April 25, 2020 – November 13, 2020 :
The overall exhibition is intended to be an ongoing record of this time. Art works will be accepted through out the life of this exhibition. The exhibition is good during the day but is intended to be viewed at dusk.
Contact: 518 567-5359
Location: 1395 Boston Corners Road, Millerton NY 12546
Lines from Life
Clark Art Institute
July 12, 2020 – December 13, 2020 :
Lines from Life: French Drawings from the Diamond Collection.
Contact: 413.458.2303
Location: 225 South Street Williamstown, MA 01267
James Turrell: Into the Light
July 12, 2020 – December 31, 2025 :
In James Turrell’s hands, light is more than simply a source of illumination: it is a discrete, physical object. His sculptures and architectural interventions elevate our experience and perception of light and space.
Contact: 413.662.2111
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA WAY North Adams, MA 01247
Howardena Pindell
Art Omi
July 18, 2020 – November 30, 2020 :
An exhibition of photo collage and video art by American painter and mixed media artist, Howardena Pindell whose extensive body of work addresses political themes, including racism, physical trauma, memory, and the human experience.
Contact: 518.392.4747
Location: 1405 County Route 22 Ghent. NY. 12075
Clark Art Institute
August 6, 2020 – October 31, 2020 :
Site-responsive installations by six contemporary artists presented in locations across the pastoral setting of the Clark’s 140-acre campus.
Contact: 413.458.2303
Location: 225 South Street Williamstown MA 01267
Christine Lombardi: By the Sea
Kent Memorial Library
September 2, 2020 – October 30, 2020 :
Please join on Saturday, September 12 from 1:00 to 3:00PM for opening reception (raindate: Saturday, September 19). Meet the Artist in front of the Library in the Chess Court. Enjoy a small private tour of her nautical show.
Contact: 860.927.3761
Location: 32 North Main Street. Kent. CT 0675
Stephanie Lear Henderson: In Color
KMR Arts
September 12, 2020 – November 14, 2020 :
The paintings are about simplicity of form rendered in bold color combinations. The recurrence of forms allows the artist to focus on the infinite possibilities of the ways the colors can be combined.
Contact: 860.868.7588
Location: 2 Titus Road. Washington Depot CT 06794
Chapter & Verse: The Gospel of James Baldwin
Fisher Center at Bard
September 15, 2020 – December 31, 2020 :
A project inspired by James Baldwin’s truth-telling treaty on justice in America, The Fire Next Time, and our endlessly changing world. A 21st-century ritual tool kit for justice. A call for revolution.
Contact: 845.758.7900
Location: Upstreaming
Will Kabat-Zinn and Jon Kabat-Zinn
Omega Institute
September 24, 2020 – December 31, 2021 :
A 1-Day Online Self-Retreat
Cultivate a practice to support you in these catastrophic times with mindfulness and meditation teacher Will Kabat-Zinn and the founder of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Jon Kabat-Zinn.
Contact: 845.266.4444
Location: Available through December 31, 2021
Hunt Library
September 25, 2020 – November 14, 2020 :
Art Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture by Robert Cronin, Robert Andrew Parker, and Sam Posey.
Contact: 860.824.7572
Location: 63 Main Street Falls Village CT 06031
Picnic in the Park!
Art Omi
October 1, 2020 – November 1, 2020 :
Bask in the crisp autumn air with the glorious backdrop of our Sculpture & Architecture Park while enjoying a lavish picnic spread that brings together some of the area's foremost purveyors of food and beverage.
Contact: 518.392.4747
Location: 1405 County Route 22 Ghent. NY. 12075
Strange Names
Five Points Gallery
October 9, 2020 – November 14, 2020 :
Works by Olu Oguibe, Hirokazu Fukawa and Joe Bun Keo.
Virtual Artist Talk on Friday, October 30th at 6:00PM.
Contact: 860.618.7222
Location: 33 Main Street. Torrington CT 06790
Celebrity (After Warhol)
Craven Contemporary
October 10, 2020 – December 6, 2020 :
This show looks at how several leading contemporary artists have captured some of the best known celebrities, all with a nod to Warhol or the pop art style that he made so recognizable.
Contact: 646.355.8142
Location: 4 Fulling Lane Kent CT 06757
Poptics and Paintings - New Work by Mary Judge
Kenise Barnes Fine Art
October 10, 2020 – November 22, 2020 :
Judge demonstrates mastery across many mediums, each new series illustrates her continuing exploration of materiality and form.
Contact: 860.592.0220
Location: 7 Fulling Lane Kent. CT 06757
Art of the Hills: Narrative
Berkshire Museum
October 10, 2020 – January 10, 2021 :
Juried exhibition featuring the work of contemporary artists. Available online June 6, 2020.
Contact: 413.443.7171
Location: 39 South Street (Route 7) Pittsfield, MA 01201
Standard Space
October 10, 2020 – November 22, 2020 :
Group exhibition curated by Will Hutnick. Featuring sweet and savory paintings, drawings, sculpture and screen prints.
Opening reception October 10 5:30PM-8PM.
Contact: 917.627.3261
Location: 147 Main Street. Sharon CT 06069
Man & Machine
Carrie Haddad Gallery
October 14, 2020 – November 29, 2020 :
A group show that observes nostalgic and idealistic themes about the role of mechanical strength in the human experience.
Contact: 518.828.1915
Location: 622 Warren Street. Hudson NY 12534
Eckert Fine Art
October 17, 2020 – November 17, 2020 :
It’s 2020 and Eckert Fine Art celebrates 20 years representing the Realist artist, Eric Forstmann, first in Naples FL and now in Kent, CT. Forstmann also commemorates his 20th exhibit with the gallery.
Contact: 860.592.0353
Location: Kent Barns. 12 Old Barn Road. Kent CT 06757
All is Not Lost
Wassaic Project
October 18, 2020 – October 31, 2020 :
A site-specific, six-story video projection on the exterior tower of the historic Maxon Mills grain mill, created by California artist Christy Chan.
In September on view from 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM.
In October, on view from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM.
Contact: 847.840.8302
Location: 37 Furnace Bank Road. Wassaic NY 12592
Norman Rockwell: Imagining Freedom
Norman Rockwell Museum
October 22, 2020 – January 18, 2021 :
Imagining Freedom explores the power of images to inspire and motivate people through challenging political climates in the past and present.
Contact: 413.298.4100
Location: 9 Route 183. Stockbridge.MA. 01262
This is Not a Gag
November 7, 2020 – November 7, 2021 :
Richard Nielsen reveals the fiercest and finest parts of human nature in This is Not a Gag, his series of portraits of people in their face masks.
Contact: 413.662.2111
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA WAY North Adams, MA 01247
Karen LeSage: New Work
Hotchkiss Library
November 7, 2020 – January 3, 2021 :
Vivid oil paintings are inspired by the colors of nature in the moment - at one point in time. She describes her work by saying "I am a minimalist, abstract expressionist, disguised as a landscape painter."
Contact: 860.364.5041
Location: 10 Upper Main Street. Sharon. CT 06069
Hudson Jazz Festival
Hudson Hall
November 13, 2020 – December 20, 2020 :
Together we celebrate the enduring vision of Alice and John Coltrane, whose relationship and creative output symbolized artistic achievement and Black excellence.
Contact: 518.822.1438
Location: 327 Warren Street. Hudson NY 12534
The Mount
November 20, 2020 – January 3, 2021 : 5PM – 8PM
Edith Wharton’s Home has teamed up with Design by Chris Bocchiaro (DCB) to create an annual sound and light experience that will transform the property into a fantastical winter landscape for the holidays. Thursdays-Sundays.
Contact: 413.551.5100
Location: 2 Plunkett Street. Lenox. MA