Stockbridge, MA – Berkshire Theatre Festival’s 2008 season schedule was announced by Artistic Director Kate Maguire at a press luncheon at the Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge on January 31. “The 80th anniversary gives us the opportunity to celebrate some of the greatest writing of western theatre. Over the past dozen years, we have developed… read more
Archives for January 2008
“Trumbo”, the Off-Broadway hit from 2003-04 theatre season, will be the opening production of the Barrington Stage Company’s 2008 season in Pittsfield. Julianne Boyd will direct Thom Christopher and Brian Hutchison in the story about Dalton Trumbo, the screenwriter who was one of the Hollywood Ten, the group of film professionals called to testify in… read more
The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute recently acquired sixteen drawings by the great seventeenth-century French landscape artist Claude Lorrain. This acquisition makes the Clark holder of one of the most important collections of Claude Lorrain drawings outside of Europe. The focused exhibition Claude Lorrain: New Acquisitions, on view January 19 through April 20, 2008 marks the first time these 16 drawings will be on view at the Clark.
Rev up your magic carpet and head to the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute for an evening of music and dancing, exotic snacks and drinks, out-of-the-ordinary activities, and late-night encounters with art, as a new season of Clark After Dark kicks off on Friday, January 25, 2008 with The Sultan’s Palace. Held 8 pm to midnight, admission is $10 ($8 for members), and you must be 21+ to enter.
UPDATE: As announced in the New York Times on Wed. Jan. 9, Mr. De Montebello is retiring from the the Metropolitan Museum of Art at the end of the year.
Experience the fun of the English countryside at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute during a free family afternoon on Sunday, January 20, 2008 from 12 to 4 pm. The Manton Collection will inspire art-making, a film, “make your own” high tea, a sheep and shepherdess on the grounds, manners lessons with an instructor from the Emily Post Institute, and much more. All activities and admission to the galleries are
The Colonial Carriage and Driving Society will hold its annual sleigh rally January 13, with a no snow date of January 20, 2008 at Orleton Farm in Stockbridge, MA. Step back into Yesteryear for a picturesque winter day of sleigh competitions (featuring the beautiful Currier and Ives class and the sleigh Dog class.)The rally will start at 11 am with 20 horse drawn sleighs competing throughout the day. Food and
The Berkshire Museum will be closed for renovation from January 1 through March 28, 2008. The Feigenbaum Hall of Innovation will be unveiled when the Museum reopens. Public receptions will be held to mark the new gallery as well as re-installations of the permanent collections and to celebrate the 105th anniversary of the Berkshire Museum