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Theatre, music and movies are opening with caution - some in person, others livestream. We follow the arts for you and have resumed our calendar listings, If you want further information, please visit the company's website, linked within the listing. We hope you remain safe and enjoy the arts as they become available.

Current Events

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Caseen Gaines Footnotes
Oblong Books & Music
June 15, 2021 : 8PM – 9PM
Author Caseen Gaines will talk with Oblong Books co-owner Suzanna Hermans about his new book - the triumphant story of the all-Black Broadway musical that changed the world forever.
Contact: 845.876.0500
Location: Virtual
In the Heights
Oblong Books & Music
June 15, 2021 : 8PM – 9PM
Lin-Manuel Miranda's new book gives readers an extraordinary inside look at In The Heights, his breakout Broadway debut, written with Quiara Alegria Hudes, soon to be a Hollywood blockbuster.
Contact: 845.876.0500
Location: Virtual
Real Life Moneyball
David Hunt Library
June 17, 2021 : 7PM
How do the Boys of Summer Negotiate Their Pay?
A presentation by Eugene Orza on labor relations in Major League Baseball. Mr. Orza is Chief Operating Officer at Major League Baseball Players Association and has been involved in all significant labor negotiations with Major League Baseball for over 25 years.
Contact: 860.824.7572
Location: Virtual
The Dark Master
PS 21 Chatham
June 17, 2021 – June 20, 2021 :
Drama, dance, and an unclassifiable hybrid from three continents. Inspired by an indie manga, this immersive, darkly humorous theater piece utilizes Virtual Reality (VR) to transform audience members into the play’s protagonist, an unsuspecting patron of a traditional Japanese diner.
Location: Open-Air Pavilion Theater. 2980 New York 66. Chatham NY
Mark Bittman Book Event & Signing
Hudson Hall
June 18, 2021 : 6PM
Animal, Vegetable, Junk: A History of Food, From Sustainable to Suicidal. "A comprehensive treatise on humanity’s relationship to food, matches our moment — evincing a necessary sense of urgency but also making no bones about the challenge before us.” — New York Times
Contact: 518.822.1438
Location: 327 Warren Street. Hudson. NY 12534
Books & Blooms Benefit
Cornwall Library
June 18, 2021 – June 20, 2021 : Various
Beginning Friday evening at 5pm on Zoom with George Schoellkopf who will deliver a lecture entitled "Hollister House Garden: 40 Years in the Making", the weekend's activities pick up again on Saturday with self guided tours of four stunning Cornwall gardens from 10am - 4pm. Then on Sunday, Hollister House Garden is also open for self guided visits from 10am - 4pm.
Contact: 860.672.6874
Location: 30 Pine Street Cornwall Connecticut 06753
Lisa Taddeo
Hickory Stick Bookshop
June 18, 2021 : 4:00 PM – 5:30
One woman's exhilarating transformation from prey into predator in Animal, the “intoxicating”, “gripping”, and “ferociously beautiful” debut novel from the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Three Women.
Contact: 860.868.0525
Location: Black Memorial Park and Gardens. Washington Depot CT
Annual Spring Gala
Clarion Concerts
June 19, 2021 : 3PM
The event will feature performances by a string quartet made up of musicians of the New York Philharmonic followed by a festive soirée to celebrate Clarion's successful navigation of the perilous waters of a global pandemic and the organization's plans for the future.
Contact: 413.551.9901
Location: Circa 1799 Barn. 105 Simons Road, Ancramdale NY 12503
Celebrate Father's Day
Sherman Chamber Ensemble
June 19, 2021 : 6:00PM
We honor dads everywhere with a trio of works from the Classical Period.
Friedrich Kuhlau: Selections from Quintet in A Major Op. 51, No. 3 for flute and strings
Franz Joseph Haydn: Quartet Op. 5, No. 5 for flute and strings
Ludwig v. Beethoven: Sextet in E-flat Major Opus 81b for Two Horns and Strings
Raindate: June 20
Contact: 860.355.5930
Location: Sherman Town Center (IGA Plaza) Sherman, CT
MAKE MUSIC NWCT
NWCT Arts Council
June 21, 2021 :
Make Music Day is an international celebration of live music that takes place on the summer solstice of each year. People of all ages and skill levels are encouraged to create music at participating venues all over the region. All performances are free and open to the public.
Contact: 860 618.0075
Location: On the Streets of NWCT
WHERE WE BELONG
WAM Theatre
June 24, 2021 – July 27, 2021 :
Madeline Sayet’s solo show, directed by Mei Ann Teo. This Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company film adaptation, produced in partnership with Folger Shakespeare Library, is filming now and will be available for digital streaming. A benefit with proceeds dedicated to furthering and deepening WAM’s accountability work.
Contact: 413.274.8122
Location: Virtual
CRISPR'S ROLE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST PANDEMICS
Salisbury Forum
June 25, 2021 : 7:30PM
Catherine Freije, an infectious disease scientist and Forbes 30 Under 30 Healthcare winner, will look at how we can use CRISPR's gene editing technologies to fight against known and new infectious diseases.
Contact: info@salisburyforum.org
Location: Virtual
Two New Radio Dramas
The Two Of Us Productions
June 26, 2021 : 7:30PM
Virtual Staged Reading of chilling radio dramas from Suspense Theater: A Week Ago Wednesday and The Man Who Knew How. Presented by The Two Of Us Productions in collaboration with Friends Of The Copake Grange.
Contact: 518.329.6293
Location: Online Via Zoom
Annual Fundraiser
Berkshire Bach Society
June 26, 2021 : 5PM
Eugene Drucker and Friends
A selection of trio sonatas and more for violin, harpsichord, and continuo by J.S. Bach.
Contact: 413.528.9277
Location: Great Barrington MA
THE PROPRIETORS GALA PICNIC
Hudson Hall
June 26, 2021 : 5PM – 8PM
A Gala Picnic overlooking the grand Hudson River. All are invited to enjoy farm fresh picnics and spring-themed drinks, as well as live entertainment including a set from River of Dreams, a music-theater pageant by Frank Cuthbert.
Contact: 518.822.1438
Location: In the Garden of an Historic Estate
THE STRING TRIOS OF MOZART
Aston Magna Festival
June 27, 2021 : 7 PM
Mozart composed chamber music for from two to seven players, and no matter how large the ensemble, he had a gift for filling the musical space.
An incomplete trio movement in G Major
The late, great Divertimento in E Flat, K. 563
Daniel Stepner, violin
Marcus Thompson, viola
Jacques Lee Wood, cello
Contact: 413.528.3595
Location: Virtual
Democracy in Color
Conversations On the Green
June 27, 2021 : 3PM
Although race and identity always have shaped U.S. politics, they reemerged four years ago in what was supposed to be Obama's post-racial America as the pivot point of the election, the unapologetic driver of Donald Trump's unexpected victor. Panel includes Don Lemon, Heather McGee, Jelani Cobb, Richard Lui.
Location: Live Streamed
The Paul Taylor Dance Company
PS 21 Inc
July 2, 2021 – July 3, 2021 :
Company B and Esplanade.
Taylor juxtaposes the high spirits of the early 1940s with the human toll of a young nation at war, transporting the audience with musical selections of the iconic Andrews Sisters.
“Esplanade” is at once playful, somber, romantic and explosive.
Location: Open-Air Pavilion Theater .2980 New York 66. Chatham NY
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: Saint James Church. 117 Hudson Avenue. Chatham NY 12037
Fête des Fleurs 2021
Berkshire Botanical Garden
July 3, 2021 : 5PM – 8PM
We gather at the Garden to celebrate the summer season, safely in our beautiful outdoors. Our very own Dorthe Hviid retired last May after a tenure of 28 years leading BBG's Horticulture department and we want to thank her for her hard work and dedication over all these years. Now we finally can!
Contact: 413.298.3926
Location: 600 Stockbridge Road Great Barrington MA 01230
Shanghai String Quartet
Music Mountain
July 4, 2021 : 3PM
Beethoven String Quartet in B Flat Major, Op. 18 #6, Zhou Long Chinese Folk Songs and Smetana String Quartet in E Minor, “From My Life.” Chamber music concerts will continue every Sunday afternoon at 3PM through Labor Day.
Contact: 860-824-7126
Location: 225 Music Mountain Rd, Falls Village, CT 06031
House Blend
PS 21 Chatham
July 5, 2021 : 8PM – 9PM
Ralph Shapey: Evocation No. 1 For Violin with Percussion and Piano (3rd movement)
Billy Jim Layton: Five Studies for Violin and Piano
Franco Donatoni: Mari
David Sandford: 22 Part 1 for cello and piano
Giya Kancheli: Nach dem Weinen (Having Wept)
With Miranda Cuckson, Matt Haimovitz, Matthew Gold, and Geoffrey Burleson
Location: Open-Air Pavilion Theater .2980 New York 66. Chatham NY
CRYSTAL RADIO SESSIONS UPSTATE
Ancram Opera House
July 10, 2021 :
A reading of Dave King’s The Stamp Collector. Similar to the NPR radio program Selected Shorts, it showcases the work of established and emerging regional authors as read by some of the AOH audience’s favorite actors.
Contact: 518.329.0114
Location: The Hilltop Barn. RoeJansen Park. 116 Old Route 22. Hillsdale, NY.
Juilliard String Quartet
Music Mountain
July 11, 2021 : 3PM
DVORAK Cypresses (Selection)
BEETHOVEN String Quartet in C Sharp Minor, Op. 131
GRAZYNA BACEWICZ Piano Quintet #1
Contact: 860-824-7126
Location: 225 Music Mountain Rd, Falls Village, CT 06031
Juilliard String Quartet
Music Mountain
July 11, 2021 : 3PM
DVORAK Cypresses (Selection)
BEETHOVEN String Quartet in C Sharp Minor, Op. 131
GRAZYNA BACEWICZ Piano Quintet #1
Contact: 860-824-7126
Location: 225 Music Mountain Rd, Falls Village, CT 06031
Tastings at Innisfree Garden
Innisfree Garden
July 17, 2021 : 5:30PM – 7:00PM
Brooklyn Kura Sake. As the sun drops low in this extraordinary garden, Brian Polen, President of award-winning Brooklyn Kura, will lead a tasting of his sake
Location: 362 Tyrrel Road. Millbrook NY 12545
Jeff Tweedy
MASSMoCA
July 17, 2021 : 8PM
The one and only takes the stage, joined by special guest and Wilco bandmate, Nels Cline, for a concert benefiting MASS MoCA’s Joe Thompson “Yes” Fund.
Tickets on sale beginning June 14, 12pm EST
Contact: 413.662.2111
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA WAY North Adams, MA 01247
Verona Quartet
Music Mountain
July 18, 2021 : 3PM
DVORAK Cypresses (Selection)
BEETHOVEN String Quartet in C Sharp Minor, Op. 131
GRAZYNA BACEWICZ Piano Quintet #1
Contact: 860-824-7126
Location: 225 Music Mountain Rd, Falls Village, CT 06031
Aaron Tveit LIVE in concert
Barrington Stage Company
July 19, 2021 : 8PM
Due to the popularity of our SOLD-OUT Gala starring Aaron Tveit, we've added an additional performance of Aaron Tveit Live! in concert
Contact: 877.250.2929
Location: Outoors on Lawn BSC Production Center. 34 Laurel Street. Pittsfield MA
Glory Denied
Berkshire Opera Festival
July 22, 2021 : 7:30PM
This two-act opera, sung in English, tells the true story of America’s longest-held prisoner of war, Colonel Jim Thompson, and his struggle upon his release to adjust to a country and a family he barely recognizes.
Also July 24 at 1PM
Contact: 413.528.0100
Location: Bard College. Daniel Arts Center. 84 Alford Road Great Barrington MA 01230
An Evening with Kevin Morby & Waxahatchee
MASSMoCA
July 23, 2021 : 8PM
Conjuring sunsets, campfires, and long drives on the open road with a pluck of their guitars and a few choice words, these indie folk-rockers play mid-field mid-summer.
Tickets on sale: Friday, June 4, 12PM
Contact: 413.662.2111
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA WAY North Adams, MA 01247
Orpheus
PS 21 Chatham
July 24, 2021 : 8:30PM – 9:30PM
With Caleb Teicher & Company and Britton Rene Collins.
Bach (arr. Sitkovetsky)
Selections from the Goldberg Variations, BWV 988
Aria from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5
Concerto No.1 for Marimba and String Orchestra
Britton-René Collins, marimba
Mixing super-charged energy with tossed-off charm, Teicher is among the more promising figures in tap dance....The New Yorker
Location: Open-Air Pavilion Theater .2980 New York 66. Chatham NY
Andris Nelsons and John Williams
Tangelwood
July 24, 2021 : 8PM
Conduct Montgomery, Copland, and Stravinsky.
John WILLIAMS - Violin Concerto No. 2 (world premiere)
Contact: 413.637.1600
Location: Koussevitzky Music Shed 297 West Street Lenox MA 01240
JOSEPH KECKLER IN CONCERT
Ancram Opera House
July 24, 2021 : 8PM
Joseph Keckler closed out our 2016 inaugural season to a standing room only crowd at the Opera House. “A gifted composer, poet and musician..the young Brooklyn-based singer resists classification.”
Contact: 518.329.0114
Location: The Circa 1799 Barn. 105 Simons Road. Ancramdale NY
Picnic Party in the Park
Art Omi
July 24, 2021 : 5PM – 8:30PM
An Evening of Celebration, Community, Creativity and all things Art! Bring your own Fabulous Fantasy Picnic blanket, basket, and elegant dinner to celebrate your creative flair! We’re also holding a Creative Hat Contest—let art go to your head by creating a one of a kind hat for the event!
Contact: 518.392.4747
Location: 1405 County Route 22 Ghent. NY. 12075
Harlem Quartet
Music Mountain
July 25, 2021 : 3PM
JOSEPH BOLOGNE String Quartet in G Major #5
WILLIAM GRANT STILL Lyric Quartette
JESSIE MONTGOMERY Strum
ADONIS MATOS Fugato
GEORGE WALKER “Lyric for Strings” from String Quartet #1
WYNTON MARSALIS At The Octoroon Balls
JOHN BIRKS “DIZZY” GILLESPIE A Night in Tunisia
BILLY STRAYHO
Take The “A” Train
Contact: 860-824-7126
Location: 225 Music Mountain Rd, Falls Village, CT 06031
All-Beethoven
Tangelwood
July 30, 2021 : 8PM
Beethoven played by the all-star trio of Emanuel Ax, piano; Leonidas Kavakos, violin; and Yo-Yo Ma, cello. Last time we checked, the Shed sold out, lawn tickets still available.
Contact: 413.637.1600
Location: Koussevitzky Music Shed 297 West Street Lenox MA 01240
ANNUAL LITCHFIELD JAZZ FEST
Litchfield Jazz Festival
July 31, 2021 : 7:30 PM
Streamed live from Telefunken Soundstage!
Beautiful Ballads - Featuring Albert Rivera, Andrew Hadro, Nicki Parrott, and Carmen Staaf
Matt Wilson Quartet with Jeff Lederer, Kirk Knuffke, and Chris Lightcap
Rufus Reid Trio with Sullivan Fortner and Jonathan Blake
Emmet Cohen & Friends "Future Stride" with Russell Hall, Kyle Poole, Tivon Pennicott,
and Benny Benack III
Contact: 860.361.6285
Location: Virtual
Emily Braden Quartet
The Foundry
July 31, 2021 : 7PM
“Braden is a master vocalist and magnetic performer. Her music suits every mood and ranges from soulful to sassy. One of the great new voices in Harlem!”
– J.J. El-Far, Creative Director of the Harlem Arts Fest
Contact: 413.232.5222
Location: 2 Harris Street. West Stockbridge MA 01266
Pilobolus | Four@Play
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center:
July 31, 2021 : Various
A rare chance to see Pilobolus return to its roots with a small, intimate group of four dancers in a “mixtape” of vintage favorites. Adults & kids alike will giggle at the hilarious antics of ‘Walklyndon’, feel goosebumps during the mind-bending imagery of ‘Alraune’, and be marveled by seemingly-impossible physical feats.
Contact: 413.528.0100
Location: 14 Castle Street. Great Barrington. MA 01230
Broadway in the Berkshires
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center:
August 2, 2021 : 7PM
This magical evening of all-star entertainment features Broadway’s brightest stars, hosted by Drama Desk Winner and Tony Nominee Richard Kind.
Contact: 413.528.0100
Location: 14 Castle Street. Great Barrington. MA 01230
REAL PEOPLE REAL STORIES
Ancram Opera House
August 7, 2021 :
An audience favorite featuring narratives told by local residents, returns LIVE.
Contact: 518.329.0114
Location: The Hilltop Barn. Roe Jansen Park. 116 Old Route 22. Hillsdale, NY.
Cecily Strong | This Will All Be Over Soon
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center:
August 7, 2021 : 4PM & 7PM
Join Saturday Night Live cast members Cecily Strong and Heidi Gardner (4pm)/Bowen Yang (7pm) for an exclusive first look at Cecily’s memoir, This Will All Be Over Soon a raw, unflinching story of loss, love, laughter and hope.
Contact: 413.528.0100
Location: 14 Castle Street. Great Barrington. MA 01230
Much Ado About Shakespeare
Berkshire Opera Festival
August 11, 2021 :
This concert features music from operas inspired by Shakespeare's texts, and will showcase members of the cast of Falstaff.
Contact: 413.528.0100
Location: The Mount. 2 Plunkett Street. Lenox, MA
THE PLEIN AIR PLAYS
Ancram Opera House
August 12, 2021 – August 15, 2021 :
A series of three short original theatre pieces to be performed at three secret outdoor locations near the Opera House.The site-specific works are to be staged as a progressive performance. Audiences travel by car to experience three self-contained plays presented in environments relevant to their content.
Contact: 518.329.0114
Location: Various
ReWritten
Berkshire Pulse
August 13, 2021 – August 15, 2021 :
An immersive performance that explores the often silenced intimate relationship between authors Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville. Moving between their lives, work, and remaining letters, ReWritten reimagines an intergenerational queer love story that helped shape American literature.
Contact: 413.274.6624
Location: Arrowhead. 780 Holmes Road. Pittsfield MA
Philip Edward Fisher & Friends
Tannery Pond Concerts
August 14, 2021 : 8PM
Piano, violin & cello.
Contact: 888.820.1696
Location: Saint James Church. 117 Hudson Avenue. Chatham NY 12037
Summer Gala
Hancock Shaker Village
August 14, 2021 : 6 PM
Featuring a concert Performance by the Knights.
Contact: 413.443.0188
Location: 1843 West Housatonic Street Pittsfield MA 01201
Verdi's Falstaff
Berkshire Opera Festival
August 21, 2021 : 1PM
Mainstage blockbuster is a new mounting of Verdi's comic masterpiece with one of the world's most sought-after Verdi baritones in the title role, the incomparable Sebastian Catana.
Also performed on August 24 & 27 at 7:30PM
Contact: 413.528.0100
Location: 14 Castle Street. Great Barrington MA 01230
Judy Collins
Tangelwood
August 22, 2021 : 2:30PM
Popular Artist Series with special Guests Richard Thompson and Jesse Collin Young.
Contact: 413.637.1600
Location: Koussevitzky Music Shed 297 West Street Lenox MA 01240
THE FOUR AGREEMENTS FOR A BETTER LIFE
Omega Institute
September 9, 2021 – September 12, 2021 :
Don Miguel Ruiz and sons show us how to transform our lives with The Four Agreements. This will be don Miguel Ruiz's last time teaching at Omega before retirement. Don't miss out!
Contact: 845.266.4444
Location: 150 Lake Drive. Rhinebeck NY 12572
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: Saint James Church. 117 Hudson Avenue. Chatham NY 12037
Nate Bargatze
Warner Theater
September 18, 2021 : 8PM
Good Problem to Have Tour. Hailing from Old Hickory, Tennessee, rising stand-up comedian Nate Bargatze is selling out shows across America. On March 26th, Nate’s first solo one hour Netflix special, The Tennessee Kid, will premiere globally.
Contact: 860.489.7180
Location: Oneglia Auditorium. 68 Main Street. Torrington CT 06790
Fresh Grass Festival
MASSMoCA
September 24, 2021 – September 26, 2021 :
Dispatch (acoustic), Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Béla Fleck My Bluegrass Heart, Steep Canyon Rangers, Sarah Jarosz, and so many more.
Contact: 413.662.2111
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA WAY North Adams, MA 01247
Yegor Dyachkov, cello, & Ilya Poletaev, piano
Tannery Pond Concerts
September 25, 2021 : 6PM
Contact: 888.820.1696
Location: Saint James Church. 117 Hudson Avenue. Chatham NY 12037
RADICAL WISDOM: THE WORK OF BYRON KATIE
Omega Institute
October 22, 2021 – October 24, 2021 :
Byron Katie says you can change the world by making minor shifts in your thinking. Experience the radical wisdom and find freedom, by undoing whatever makes you unhappy and allowing your mind to return to its true, peaceful, creative state.
Contact: 845.266.4444
Location: 150 Lake Drive. Rhinebeck NY 12572
MELISSA ETHERIDGE
Warner Theater
November 2, 2021 : 8PM
The iconic Grammy and Academy-Award winning singer/songwriter stormed onto the scene with her confessional lyrics and raspy, smoky vocals. Live Music Is Back!
Contact: 860.489.7180
Location: 68 Main Street. Torrington. CT. 06790
KEVIN JAMES
Warner Theater
May 15, 2022 : 8PM
The Emmy nominated actor known for hit shows The King of Queens and Kevin Can Wait.
Note this concert was originally scheduled for 2020, all original tickets are valid for the new date.
Contact: 860.489.7180
Location: 68 Main Street. Torrington. CT. 06790

Ongoing Events

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James Turrell: Into the Light
MASSMoCA
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
Earth Expo
Berkshire Museum
November 1, 2020 – November 4, 2021 :
The scope and speed of climate change can be overwhelming. Acting, listening and learning together can make our community stronger. Learn about climate resilience, energy efficiency and environmental action.
Contact: 413.443.7171
Location: Online Gathering
This is Not a Gag
MASSMoCA
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
Mario Merz
Dia:Beacon
November 20, 2020 – May 30, 2025 :
The exhibition revisits Merz’s key forms and motifs, distinctive use of neon, and deployment of the Fibonacci sequence—where each number equals the sum of the two that precede it—for the structure of his installations.
Location: Riggio Galleries. 3 Beekman Street. Beacon NY
Auditory After Hours:Clipping
MASSMoCA
December 5, 2020 – December 19, 2021 : 7PM. 7:30PM. 8PM
The only Hugo Award-nominated rap group delivers boundless oceanic soundscape of never-before-heard tracks that engulf listeners as they wander the dusk-filled galleries.
Saturday, December 5, 12, & 19
Contact: 413.662.2111
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA WAY North Adams, MA 01247
ERIN SHIRREFF: REMAINDERS
Clark Art Institute
January 16, 2021 – January 2, 2022 :
This yearlong exhibition in public spaces around the Clark examines Erin Shirreff’s practice—between analog and digital media, two and three dimensions, and still and moving images—and its fascination with the mythmaking behind art history.
Contact: 413.528.1216 ex 3102
Location: 225 South Street. Williamstown. MA 01267
ARTIST ERIN SHIRREFF
The Clark Art Institute
January 21, 2021 – January 2, 2022 :
Contemporary artist Erin Shirreff (Canadian, b. 1975). Remainders presents photographs, prints and video that examine Shirreff’s fascination with the mythmaking behind art history through a practice that spans analog and digital media, two and three dimensions and still and moving images.
Contact: 413.458.2303
Location: 225 South Street. Williamstown MA 01267
Auditory After Hours: Jason Moran
MASSMoCA
February 6, 2021 – December 20, 2021 : 7PM. 7:30PM. 8PM
A selection of music specially designed for Sol LeWitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective. LeWitt’s patterns have inspired Moran since early in his career; in Moran’s own words, this Auditory After Hours set is geared toward “breaking the grid”—whether you enjoy it in LeWitt or any of our expansive galleries.
Saturday, February 6. 13 & 20
Contact: 413.662.2111
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA WAY North Adams, MA 01247
Ground/Work
Clark Art Institute
February 13, 2021 – October 17, 2021 :
A reverence for nature and a desire to further enliven the surrounding trails, pastures, and woods inspired Ground/work—the Clark Art Institute’s first outdoor exhibition.
Contact: 413.528.1216 ex 3102
Location: 225 South Street. Williamstown. MA 01267
After the Mobile:Tim Prentice
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
March 19, 2021 – April 24, 2022 :
The exhibition will feature twenty indoor works, five outdoor works, and a video portrait of the artist, presented both in the Museum’s galleries and Sculpture Garden, with the indoor exhibition on view from March 29 to October 4, 2021, and the outdoor installation on view from September 19, 2021 to April 24, 2022.
Contact: 203.438.4519
Location: 258 Main Street. Ridgefield. CT 06877
Glenn Kaino: In the Light of a Shadow
MASSMoCA
April 4, 2021 – September 5, 2021 :
inspired by the connection between protests across the globe, specifically those in response to the tragic events known as “Bloody Sunday” from Selma, Alabama and Derry, Northern Ireland.
Contact: 413.662.2111
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA WAY North Adams, MA 01247
Together in Isolation
The Re-Institute
April 14, 2021 – October 30, 2021 : Various
Contact: 518.567.5359
Location: 1395 Boston Corners Road Millerton NY 12546
RE-READ by Lothar Osterburg
The Re-Institute
May 1, 2021 – June 26, 2021 :
At the tail end of the Covid pandemic, the focus is on the inner world we have spent in the last year: books and interiors.
Contact: 518.567.5359
Location: 1395 Boston Corners Road Millerton NY 12546
New Exhibits
Kenise Barns Fine Art
May 8, 2021 – June 20, 2021 :
Audrey Stone
Sky Hold Coast Close Hold Through Valley
Propagation
Julia Whitney Barnes, Nancy Blum, Peter Hamlin, Catherine Latson, Julie Maren, Joseph Scheer
Public reception: May 8 4 - 6
Contact: 860.592.0220
Location: 7 Fulling Lane Kent CT 06757
Nature Transformed
Clark Art Institute
May 8, 2021 – October 31, 2021 :
The imaginative and expertly crafted art of Claude Lalanne (1925–2019) and François-Xavier Lalanne (1927–2008) reflects their belief that the human, animal, and vegetal worlds share a profound kinship.
Contact: 413.528.1216 ex 3102
Location: 225 South Street. Williamstown. MA 01267
If You Lived Here You'd Be Home By Now
Wassaic Project
May 22, 2021 – September 18, 2021 : 3PM – Late
Annual Summer Exhibition will feature 35 artists in and around the mill with a particular emphasis on immersive, site-specific installations.
Contact: 855.927.7242
Location: 37 Furnace Bank Road Wassaic NY 12592
The Flowers
Craven Contemporary
May 22, 2021 – July 18, 2021 :
Alex Katz turned to flowers as a way to capture a sense of movement he felt was missing in his portraits. These beautiful and instantly recognizable works in the artist’s signature pared-down style will have three separate shows revolve around them.
Location: 4 Fulling Lane Kent, CT 06757
Which Bridges to Cross and Which to Burn
Standard Space
May 28, 2021 – June 27, 2021 :
“Which Bridges to Cross and Which to Burn” is a two-week performance as part of The Black Femme Artist Residency and exhibition starting at Wassaic Project and culminating at Standard Space.
The residency, a talk with the artists and public performances will occur between May 18th and May 29th, 2021, and their exhibition, featuring the photographic works of Dominique Duroseau will be up at Standard Space until June 27th.
Contact: 917.627.3261
Location: 147 Main Street Sharon CT 06069
Three New Exhibitions
Five Points Gallery
May 28, 2021 – June 26, 2021 : Various
“Hands Up”, L.G. Talbot
“Fixed State”, Sarah Allen Prigodich
“Five Points Launchpad Biennial”, Ethan S. Brewerton, Erin Cunliffe, Arnethia Douglass, Emilia Stronk and Sarah Sparkowski
Virtual Zoom Artist Talk on Friday, June 18, at 6:00PM
Contact: 860.618.7222
Location: 33 Main Street Torrington CT 06790
Allée Gathering & Just the three of us.
Art Omi
May 29, 2021 – August 29, 2021 :
Celebrate the opening of Jean Shin, Allée Gathering and Shona McAndrew: Just the three of us!
Jean Shin is recognized for her large-scale installations that transform everyday objects into elegant expressions of identity and community. Shona McAndrew points a sculptural installation depicting a group of friends sharing time together surrounded by over 170 individual papier mache objects, all handmade by the artist.
Contact: 518.392.4747
Location: Benenson Center. 1405 County Route 22 Ghent. NY. 12075
C.A.V.U. (Skyspace)
MASSMoCA
May 29, 2021 – August 31, 2021 :
“I can make the sky any color you choose.” — James Turrell
Thirty years in the making, Turrell’s largest free-standing circular Skyspace. Measuring 40 feet in diameter and 40 feet high, this repurposed concrete water tank transforms into one of Turrell’s signature immersive light installations, carving out a small piece of the sky and framing it as a canvas with infinite depth.
Contact: 413.662.2111
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA WAY North Adams, MA 01247
SculptureNow
The Mount
June 1, 2021 – October 13, 2021 :
A brand new exhibition of 30 large-scale contemporary sculptures! Explore this exhibit on your own using the SculptureNow app available for download soon! Meet the artists in person, or book an artist led tour of the exhibition.
Contact: 413.551.5111
Location: 2 Plunkett Street Lenox MA 01240
Get Your Pink Hands Off Me Sucka and Give Me Back
Barrington Stage Company
June 4, 2021 – July 6, 2021 :
Solandra, a Dominican-American student, is alone in the throne room of Queen Isabel and King Ferdinand when their portraits come alive, poking and prodding and ready to party like it’s 1492.
Contact: 877.250.2929
Location: Virtual Reading
Works on Paper by Robert Andrew Parker
Cornwall Library
June 4, 2021 – July 24, 2021 : Various
Watercolors, etchings and art books is on view in the library. The subjects range from battleships and airplanes to landscapes, portraits, animals, insects, adventure and travel.
Contact: 860.672.6874
Location: 30 Pine Street Cornwall Connecticut 06753
Gail Albert Halaban: Out My Window
KMR Arts
June 5, 2021 – July 17, 2021 : Various
Out My Window is a series of photographs by Gail Albert Halaban which she began in 2005 spending late nights feeding and caring for her newborn baby, after relocating from the sprawl of Los Angeles to the more dense and compact island of Manhattan. As she stared out her window, she questioned.
The artist reception will be on June 5th from 3PM to 6PM.
Contact: 860.868.7533
Location: 2 Titus Rd # 1 Washington Depot CT 06794
nowhere to go but everywhere
Berkshire Museum
June 5, 2021 – June 19, 2021 : 5 PM
An outdoor visual art and sound exhibition featuring work by Simone Couto and audio design by Daniela Stubbs-Levi.
Virtual Preview and Panel Discussion with the Artists Friday, June 4 at 7PM.
Contact: 413.443.7171 ext. 318
Location: Old Mill Trail,.Dalton. MA
Lawre Stone
Tanja Grunert
June 6, 2021 – July 11, 2021 :
First solo exhibition."Engaged in a conversation between interior worlds and physical experience, my paintings become a forum for charting tumultuous feelings, and the chaos, nuance, and tones of everyday occurrences." -Lawre Stone
Contact: 646.944.6197
Location: Princess Beatrix House. 21 Prospect Avenue. Hudson NY 12534
New Work
Carrie Haddad Gallery
June 9, 2021 – August 1, 2021 :
A group of four esteemed artists, Alaina Enslen, Jeanette Fintz, Anne Francey and Jenny Nelson. These artists are unified by their response to an intangible inquiry and their ability to charge it with form, structure, and perspective. Opening reception Saturday, June 12th, 5-7PM.
Contact: 518.828.1915
Location: 622 Warren Street Hudson NY 12534
WHO COULD ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE?
Barrington Stage Company
June 10, 2021 – July 3, 2021 :
The Songs of George Gershwin. Celebrate one of the greatest composers of the 20th Century. From “I Got Rhythm” to “Embraceable You” to “Summertime,” George Gershwin’s soaring, glorious music will lift up your spirits and warm your hearts.
Contact: 877.250.2929
Location: BSC Production Center. 34 Laurel Street. Pittsfield MA
Enchanted: A History of Fantasy Illustration
Norman Rockwell Museum
June 12, 2021 – October 21, 2021 :
Fictional worlds of magic and adventure come to life through fantasy illustration. Myths, legends, fables, romance, and epic battles involving swords and sorcery occur in a world unfamiliar to us.
Contact: 413.931.2221
Location: 9 Route 183 Stockbridge MA 01262
HUDSON TALBOTT: RIVER THE DREAMS
Hudson Hall
June 12, 2021 – August 15, 2021 :
The first retrospective survey of work by renowned children’s author and illustrator. Talbott has written and illustrated over 25 books for young readers, earning recognition from the Newbury Book Awards and the American Library Association’s list of Notable Books.
Contact: 518.822.1438
Location: 327 Warren Street. Hudson. NY 12534
DAD
Great Barrington Public Theater
June 14, 2021 – July 3, 2021 : Various
A loving and quizzical look at sibling and parent rivalries, the long arm and arc of family, and the challenges of aging, reconciliations, and unplanned for self-discoveries that bring tears of pathos, heartbreak, and laughter.
Location: Daniel Arts Center at Simon's Rock College
Title and Deed
Chester Theatre Company
June 16, 2021 – June 27, 2021 :
A man has traveled to where we live, from somewhere undisclosed. Business or pleasure? Neither. Will Eno’s script is bursting with moments that are simultaneously intriguing, amusing, and enigmatic.
Contact: 413.354.7771
Location: Chester@Hancock (Shaker Village). Hancock MA
The Importance Of Being Earnest
Berkshire Theatre Group
June 18, 2021 – July 10, 2021 :
Oscar Wilde's story of two bachelor friends, dandy Algernon Moncrieff and reliable John (Jack) Worthing, as they take on double lives to court the attentions of the desirable Gwendolyn Fairfax and the romantic Cecily Cardew.
Contact: 413.298.5576
Location: Fitzpatrick Main Stage. 83 Main Street. Stockbridge MA 01262
CHESTER BAILEY
Barrington Stage Company
June 18, 2021 – July 3, 2021 :
In a stateside hospital at the close of World War II, a young man recovers from catastrophic injuries. Or so the doctors have told him. But Chester Bailey denies what’s happened to him has actually happened, which is how he comes under the care of Dr. Philip Cotton.
Contact: 877.250.2929
Location: Boyd/Quinson Stage. 30 Union Street. Pittsfield MA
Visions of Norway
Clark Art Institute
June 19, 2021 – September 19, 2021 :
Exhibit focused on the Norwegian painter Nikolai Astrup (1880–1928), who deftly wove tradition and innovation into his artistic production. Astrup is considered one of Norway’s most important artists, yet he is largely unknown outside of his homeland.
Contact: 413.528.1216 ex 3102
Location: 225 South Street. Williamstown. MA 01267
Multi-Platform Festival
Jacob's Pillow
June 30, 2021 – September 23, 2021 : 7PM
With onsite (outdoor) and online performances, talks, classes, a new exhibit, community events and traveling performances. Online events streaming through September 23.
Location: Live and Virtual
DORRANCE DANCE PLAYS THE PILLOW
Jacob's Pillow
June 30, 2021 – July 4, 2021 : 7PM
A uniquely American dance form—a tap dance takeover with dance and live music from Michelle Dorrance, Josette Wiggan-Freund, Nicholas Van Young, special guests, and the remarkable dancers and musicians of Dorrance Dance.
Contact: 413.243.9919
Location: Henry J. Leir Outdoor Stage. 358 George Carter Road. Becket MA 01223
Marilyn Maye & Friends
Hudson Hall
July 1, 2021 – July 2, 2021 : 7PM
Two performances of the cabaret legend Marilyn Maye accompanied by Tedd Firth on piano, Tom Hubbard on bass and Mark McClean on drums. Maye, at 93-years young, is one of the living geniuses from the golden age of show business.
Contact: 518.822.1438
Location: 327 Warren Street. Hudson. NY 12534
King Lear
Shakespeare & Company
July 2, 2021 – August 29, 2021 :
“Nothing will come of nothing, speak again.” —King Lear
The once powerful King Lear chooses to divide his kingdom between his three daughters, and so begins one of Shakespeare’s most moving tragedies.
Contact: 413.637.3353
Location: Spruce Theatre 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240
EMERGENT SYSTEM
Standard Space
July 2, 2021 – August 15, 2021 :
Drawings and animations by artist Joshua Frankel. A selection of the 1,001 ink drawings as part of his creative process for this project, alongside a number of GIFs. The film will also be on viewat the gallery, for those unable to attend the performance.
Opening Reception FrIday July 2, 5:30- 9:30OPM.
Contact: 917.627.3261
Location: 147 Main Street Sharon CT 06069
Brenda Zlamany
The Re-Institute
July 3, 2021 – September 18, 2021 :
The Itinerant Portraitist. Part of a multi-year project in which Brenda explores the constructive effects in communities around the globe.
Contact: 518.567.5359
Location: 1395 Boston Corners Road Millerton NY 12546
CONTRA-TIEMPO
Jacob's Pillow
July 7, 2021 – July 11, 2021 : 7PM
A bold, multilingual dance theater company that draws on their Los Angeles lineage with work rooted in Salsa, Afro-Cuban, hip-hop, and contemporary dance.
Contact: 413.243.9919
Location: Henry J. Leir Outdoor Stage. 358 George Carter Road. Becket MA 01223
SUMMERSCAPE 2021
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard
July 8, 2021 – August 15, 2021 :
This July and August, Bard SummerScape returns with a full season of live music, dance, opera, and performance, culminating in the 31st annual Bard Music Festival, Nadia Boulanger and Her World.
Contact: 845.758.7900
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504
Tipping the Balance
Chesterwood
July 10, 2021 – October 25, 2021 :
Contemporary Sculpture by John Van Alstine whose art is informed by 20th century ideas gleaned from abstraction, constructivism, Eastern art and philosophy, assemblage, found objects and aspects of cubism and collage.
Preview reception and talk with the artist and curator will take place on Friday, July 9th at 5PM.
Contact: 413.298.3579
Location: 3 Williamsville Road Stockbridge MA 01262
BALLET HISPÁNICO
Jacob's Pillow
July 14, 2021 – July 18, 2021 : 7PM
A Festival favorite known for “piercing stereotypes” (The New York Times), Ballet Hispánico is celebrated as the nation’s renowned Latinx dance organization and one of America’s Cultural Treasures.
Contact: 413.243.9919
Location: Henry J. Leir Outdoor Stage. 358 George Carter Road. Becket MA 01223
The Niceties
Chester Theatre Company
July 14, 2021 – July 25, 2021 :
Zoe, a Black student at an elite liberal arts college, is called into her white professor’s office to discuss her paper about slavery’s effect on the American Revolution. What begins as a polite clash in perspectives explodes into an urgent debate about race, history, and power.
Contact: 413.354.7771
Location: Chester@Hancock (Shaker Village). Hancock MA
BECOMING OTHELLO: A Black Girl’s Journey
Shakespeare & Company
July 16, 2021 – July 25, 2021 :
An autobiographical solo show written and performed by Debra Ann Byrd. It is a personal, poignant and powerful story of perseverance, tragedy, triumph—and ultimately unconditional love.
Contact: 413.637.3353
Location: Roman Garden Theatre 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240
ELEANOR
Barrington Stage Company
July 16, 2021 – August 1, 2021 :
Artist and playwright Mark St. Germain brings to life Eleanor Roosevelt, the most influential First Lady the world has ever seen. From her “Ugly Duckling” upbringing to her unorthodox marriage to Franklin, Eleanor puts her controversial life, loves and passions on the stage.
Contact: 877.250.2929
Location: Boyd/Quinson Stage. 30 Union Street. Pittsfield MA
Mr Fullerton
Great Barrington Public Theater
July 21, 2021 – August 1, 2021 : 7:30PM & 8:00PM
Take a trip back to the Gilded Age and meet Mr. Fullerton, an always charming and often risqué peek beneath the sheets at Edith Wharton’s secret love life.
Location: Daniel Arts Center at Simon's Rock College
Black Roots Summer
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard
July 23, 2021 – July 31, 2021 :
The uplifting spirit of Black roots music ripples through two weekends this July, with Black Roots Summer, presented in association with Electric Root and curated by jazz vocalist Michael Mwenso and producer Jono Gasparro.
Contact: 845.758.7900
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504
YOGA & LONGEVITY: 8 SECRETS TO A LONG, HAPPY & HEALTHY LIFE
Omega Institute
July 25, 2021 – July 30, 2021 :
Join author and activist Beryl Bender Birch for five days of yoga, meditation, conscious breathing, hiking, (or bring your bike if you like), resting, reading, and—most importantly - laughing.
Contact: 845.266.4444
Location: 150 Lake Drive. Rhinebeck NY 12572
King Arthur
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard
July 25, 2021 – August 5, 2021 : Various
Idealism, treachery, honor, and perfidy collide in this richly lyrical opera by French composer Ernest Chausson. This opulently scored work, which premiered in 1903, lays bare the tragedy of King Arthur’s betrayal at the hands of his queen Guinevere and his trusted knight Lancelot.
Contact: 845.758.7900
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504
BOCA
Barrington Stage Company
July 30, 2021 – August 22, 2021 :
World Premiere Play. Are you ready for some laughs? Come, soak up the good life in Boca Raton, a city that offers the fountain of youth; the sun always shines, the lawn’s are always manicured, and the weather holds steady at a perfect 75.
Contact: 877.250.2929
Location: BSC Production Center. 34 Laurel Street. Pittsfield MA
ART
Shakespeare & Company
July 30, 2021 – August 22, 2021 :
What is the value of friendship, of art, of money? How much would you pay for a white painting? One of Marc’s best friends, Serge, has just bought a very expensive painting. It's white.
Contact: 413.637.3353
Location: Roman Garden Theatre 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240
Bard Music Festival: Rediscoveries
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard
August 4, 2021 – August 16, 2021 :
Devoted to the work of Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979), the pioneering Parisian pedagogue, composer, conductor, pianist, organist, and indomitable personality who shaped more than a generation of American musicians, among them Aaron Copland, Philip Glass and Virgil Thomson.
Contact: 845.758.7900
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504
SISTER SORRY
Barrington Stage Company
August 12, 2021 – August 29, 2021 :
Wilkinson described his encounters with a conceptual artist in New York who maintained an answering machine on which the artist encouraged callers to confess their crimes.
Contact: 877.250.2929
Location: Boyd/Quinson Stage. 30 Union Street. Pittsfield MA
Nina Simone: Four Women
Berkshire Theatre Group
August 13, 2021 – September 5, 2021 :
Outside in The Courtyard at The Unicorn Theatre one imagines a conversation, often through music, between Simone and three African-American women.
Contact: 413.298.5576
Location: The Unicorn Theatre. 6 East Street . Stockbridge MA 01262
Tiny Beautiful Things
Chester Theatre Company
August 18, 2021 – August 29, 2021 :
A celebration of the simple beauty of being human, based on the “Dear Sugar” column written by Cheryl Strayed, offers affirmation of love and loss, of pain and pleasure, of deep loneliness and shared humanity.
Contact: 413.354.7771
Location: Chester@Hancock (Shaker Village). Hancock MA
Measure for Measure
Shakespeare & Company
September 1, 2021 – September 5, 2021 :
By William Shakespeare. When Angelo is abruptly appointed to rule over a chaotic and debauched city, he restores order with repressive laws and an iron fist over licentiousness. The object of his own twisted desire is a young nun, whom he puts in an unthinkable position.
Contact: 413.637.3353
Location: Roman Garden Theatre 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240
Hang
Shakespeare & Company
September 10, 2021 – October 3, 2021 :
In Debbie Tucker Green's dark and poetic comedy, three individuals face off in a stark government room where justice hangs in the balance. A devastating decision with lingering consequences forms the underpinning of this unique and riveting story.
Contact: 413.637.3353
Location: Tina Packer Playhouse 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240
A CROSSING: WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL
Barrington Stage Company
September 23, 2021 – October 17, 2021 :
Pulsing with energy and emotional intensity, this story about a group of migrants crossing the southern border is raw, visceral and electrifying — demonstrating the personal impact of crossing an “invisible line.”
Contact: 877.250.2929
Location: Boyd/Quinson Stage. 30 Union Street. Pittsfield MA
The Chairs
Shakespeare & Company
October 8, 2021 – October 31, 2021 :
By Eugène Ionesco. An absurdist play of the first order by a master innovator of the genre. In a house on an island, a very old couple pass their time collecting and inventorying chairs while sharing half-remembered stories.
Contact: 413.637.3353
Location: Tina Packer Playhouse 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240
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