Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Mass. schedules the exhibition Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney, to run from November 13, 2010 through May 30, 2011. Mr. Pinkney, winner of the 2010 Caldecott Medal, will attend the opening reception on Nov. 13, 2010 from 6 – 8PM. [widget-inside] The exhibition features work from Pinkney’s fifty year […]Continue reading Norman Rockwell Museum schedules Jerry Pinkney exhibition
Archives for October 2010
Norman Rockwell Museum Article by Dave Read. The Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Mass., a popular cultural venue in the Berkshires, houses 574 of Norman Rockwell’s paintings and drawings. Rockwell (1894- 1978), who lived in Stockbridge for the last 25 years of his life, helped establish the museum, which occupies 36-acre site overlooking the Housatonic […]Continue reading Norman Rockwell Museum
Fall 2010 schedule at The Mount, in Lenox, Mass. Edith Wharton’s Favorite Ghost Stories Monday-Thursday, October 25-28 at 4 p.m. Enjoy daily readings of Edith Wharton’s favorite ghost stories by Edgar Allan Poe, J. Sheridan Le Fanu, M.R. James, and Washington Irving. Not for the faint of heart! Free with admission to The Mount. Special […]Continue reading Fall 2010 schedule at The Mount
American Life in Poetry: Column 292. By Ted Kooser, U.S. Poet Laureate, 2004-2006 Here’s our Halloween poem for 2010: A Ghost Abandons the Haunted by Katie Cappello You ignore the way light filters through my cells, the way I have of fading out—still there is a constant tug, a stretching, what is left of me […]Continue reading A Ghost Abandons the Haunted, poem by Katie Cappello
Situated just east of Pittsfield on Rt. 9, the Berkshire county town of Dalton, Mass. has great recreational and athletic resources, including Wahconah Falls State Park. In 1801, Zenas Crane, Henry Wiswall and John Willard set up a paper mill along the river which, by 1844, had begun producing bank note paper, which was purchased […]Continue reading Dalton, Mass.
The Berkshire county town of Clarksburg, located on the scenic and historic Mohawk Trail, combines all of the benefits of rural living with an excellent elementary school (K-8), sufficient land available for development, and direct access to the urban amenities of nearby North Adams, Mass. The town recently created three areas for industrial development and […]Continue reading Clarksburg, Mass