Article by Dave Read.
Located in downtown Pittsfield, Mass., the Berkshire Museum was founded in 1903 by Zenas Crane, grandson of the Zenas Crane who founded Crane & Company in 1801 in nearby Dalton, MA. Established under the auspices of the Berkshire Athenaeum, the Berkshire Musuem has an eclectic collection and presents a diverse range of programs meant to appeal to a broad community-based audience.
Berkshire Music School present Carnival of the Animals at the Berkshire Museum
The Berkshire Music School will present Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saëns in concert at the Berkshire Museum on Monday, February 17, and Thursday, February 20, at 1 p.m.
Berkshire Music School students and faculty members will perform Saint-Saëns’ popular tribute to the world of animals, a whimsical and humorous musical suite of fourteen movements that is sure to delight the whole family. After the 30-minute performance, audience members can use their programs as a guide, exploring the Museum to find examples of all the animals portrayed in the music.
Berkshire Museum contact info. and directions
- 39 South Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201
- Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.;Sun. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
- Closed Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day