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Antiques

Antiques in the BerkshiresAre you the type of person that want to touch and hold history; not just look at it? Then don’t just see and learn about the history of the Berkshires, own a piece of history. There are many antique galleries that have artifacts of any taste.

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Galleries

Galleries in the Berkshires

With numerous colleges and universities, artist colonies and a progressive nature usually reserved for large cities and European locales, fine arts are an integral part of our culture. From the traditional to things that are quite modern, we think you’ll enjoy our collection of, well, collections!

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Historic Sites and Museums

Historic Sites and Museums in the BerkshiresWhen you come to a region settled long before the founding of America, you are bound to have fascinating stories to tell. From the pre-historic to Colonial America; from the Gilded Age to today, history has (and will continue to be) made in the Berkshires.

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Music and Theater

Music and theater in the BerkshiresThink Berkshires and you think Tanglewood. And while we are quite proud of this, we are a whole lot more. The Berkshires are a hub of traveling and repertory theatre, classical and modern music, and other creative activities we are sure you will enjoy.

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Outdoor Activities

Outdoor activities in the BerkshiresThe Berkshires has a natural beauty that you cannot find in many other places. If you like to hike, there’s a trail for you. If you like to golf, there’s a course for you. And if you like to do it all, well it’s a good thing the Berkshires have that as well!

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Historic Sites and Museums in the Berkshires

Historic Sites

Arrowhead, Home of Herman Melville

18th century farmhouse where Melville wrote Moby-Dick. National Historic Landmark. Guided tours; museum shop. Call for hours.

780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 442-1793
info@mobydick.org
www.mobydick.org

Bryant Homestead

National Historic Landmark home and farm of America's famed 19th century poet. House tours, exhibit, museum shop, nature trails, picnicking.

207 Bryant Road, Cummington, MA 01026
(413) 634-2244
bryanthomestead@ttor.org
www.thetrustees.org/bryanthomestead.cfm

Chesterwood

Country home, studio and gardens of Daniel Chester French, sculptor of The Minute Man and Abraham Lincoln at the Lincoln Memorial.

4 Williamsville Road, PO Box 827, Stockbridge, MA 01262
(413) 298-3579
chesterwood@nthp.org
www.chesterwood.org

Folly@Field Farm

Designed in 1964 by Ulrich Franzen, this intact cottage is the height of modern design. Sited by a pond, surrounded by gardens and woods.

554 Sloan Road, Williamstown, MA 01267; Mail: PO Box 792, Stockbridge, MA 01262
(413) 298-8123
wgarrison@ttor.org
www.thetrustees.org 

Hancock Shaker Village

Enjoy a day at the historic Shaker Village. Tours, demonstrations & family fun! Gardens & trails, gift shop & café. Kids 12 & under are free.

Route 20 & 41, PO Box 927, Pittsfield, MA 01202
(413) 443-0188/(800) 817-1137
lwolf@hancockshakervillage.org
www.hancockshakervillage.org

Historic Deerfield

Experience early New England life! Enjoy tours of 11 house museums, Paul Revere silver, special exhibitions, nature walk, shop and cafe.

80 Old Main Street, PO Box 321, Deerfield, MA 01342
(413) 775-7214
info@historic-deerfield.org
www.historic-deerfield.org 

Mission House Museum and Gardens

This National Historic Landmark, built c. 1740 and restored in 1930, tells of Colonial era Stockbridge - both English and Mohican. Gardens.

19 Main Street, PO Box 792, Stockbridge, MA 01262
(413) 298-3239, Ext. 3000
westregion@ttor.org
www.thetrustees.org

National Shrine of The Divine Mercy

Daily Mass, Confession, Rosary, Adoration & Chaplet of Divine Mercy, Gift Shop, Marian Helpers Center, Candle Shrines, Grotto, scenic vistas.

2 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge, MA 01262
(413) 298-3931/(800) 462-7426
shrine@marian.org
www.thedivinemercy.org 

Naumkeag Museum and Gardens

House designed by McKim, Mead & White for Choate family in 1885. Original art & furnishings. Famous gardens by Fletcher Steele. Open daily.

Prospect Hill Road, PO Box 792, Stockbridge, MA 01262
(413) 298-3239 Ext. 3000
westregion@ttor.org
www.thetrustees.org/naumkeag.cfm

Shaker Museum & Library

Learn about Shaker history where it all started, here on the NY/MA border. Comprehensive collection tells one of our country's greatest stories.

88 Shaker Museum Road, Old Chatham, NY, 12136
(518) 794-9100
info@shakermuseumandlibrary.org
www.shakermuseumandlibrary.org 

Sheffield Historical Society

Historic seven-building complex with 18th century house museum & research center. Tours given May - Oct. School programs & monthly meetings.

159 Main Street, PO Box 747, Sheffield, MA 01257
(413) 229-2694
shs@sheffieldhistory.org
www.sheffieldhistory.org

Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum

1820 Quaker homestead of social reformer and women's rights advocate. Historic museum scheduled to open Fall 2009.

67 East Road, PO Box 244, Adams, MA 01220
(585) 442-8497
www.susanbanthonybirthplace.com 

The Colonel John Ashley House

The center of an 18th c. empire. Col. Ashley owned 2000 acres, mills and slaves. Learn about Elizabeth Freeman, who sued for her freedom.

117 Cooper Hill Road, Ashley Falls, MA 01222; Mail: PO Box 792, Stockbridge, MA 01262
(413) 298-3239 Ext. 3000
westregion@ttor.org
www.thetrustees.org/ashleyhouse.cfm

The Edna St. Vincent Millay Society

The Berkshire Author's Historic House and Gardens, a Museum in the works. The Millay Poetry Trail is open daily. Some special events this season. Call for information.

Steepletop, 436 East Hill Road, PO Box 2, Austerlitz, NY 12017
(518) 392-EDNA (3362)
director@millaysociety.org
www.millaysociety.org 

The Mount, Edith Wharton's Estate and Gardens

Elegant 1902 mansion & gardens designed by Edith Wharton. "Magnificent" - New York Times. Main rooms decorated by leading designers. Tours/café/shop.

2 Plunkett Street, at the southern junction of Route 7 & 7A, Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 551-5104
www.EdithWharton.org

The Quaker Meeting House

Family of Susan B. Anthony built this house & worshipped here. Open 1 - 4pm, every Sunday, July 6 - Columbus Day. Free Admission.

Corner of Friend & Maple Street, off Route 8, Adams, MA 01220
(413) 743-1799
www.adamshistorical.org 

Upper Housatonic Valley African American Heritage

48 sites celebrate black luminaries - W.E.B. Du Bois, Rev. Harrison, Mum Bett, others - and ordinary African Americans here. Tours. Education.

Berkshire County/NW Connecticut, PO Box 472, Great Barrington, MA 01230
(413) 528-3391
info@AfricanAmericanTrail.org
africanamericantrail.org

Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum

Tours, exhibits, performances, lectures, Victorian teas, kid's programs, picnics on the porch, museum shop & more! Open daily, year-round. BerkShares.

104 Walker Street, PO Box 2424, Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-3206
info@gildedage.org
www.gildedage.org 

Western Gateway Heritage State Park

This former railroad yard offers exhibits and programs explaining the building of 19th c. marvel the Hoosac Railroad Tunnel. Travel Information Center.

115 State Street, Building 4, North Adams, MA 01247
(413) 663-6312

Museums

Animagic – Museum of Animation Special Effects/Art

Special Effects and Art. View technologies from the movies like The Matrix, X-Men, Predator & Chicken Run. See a real Academy Award. Make your animation movie. By appt.

77 Main Street, Lee, MA 01238
(413) 243-2051/(413) 841-6679
mambor9@vgernet.net
www.mambor.com

Berkshire Museum

Where art, history & science collide. Experience aquarium, dinosaur dig, ancient Egypt, 18th - 21st c. art & more. Mon. - Sat. 10-5, Sun. 12-5.

39 South Street, Route 7, Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 443-7171
info@berkshiremuseum.org
www.berkshiremuseum.org

Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum

Ride along the River between Lenox & Stockbridge. A narrated diesel hauled 20 mile trip in vintage coaches. Weekends & holidays, June to Oct.

Willow Creek Road at Housatonic Street, PO Box 2195, Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-2210
pieter.lips@berkshirescenicrailroad.org
www.berkshirescenicrailroad.org

Clark, The

Impressionist, American & Old Master paintings in galleries bordered by 140 acres of woodland trails. Dynamic family events & exhibitions.

225 South Street, Williamstown, MA 01267
(413) 458-2303
info@clarkart.edu
www.clarkart.edu

Crane Museum of Papermaking

Located in a portion of Crane's Old Stone Mill, the museum traces Crane's history from its colonial roots. June - mid-Oct, 1-5 pm, Monday-Friday.

Off Housatonic Street, 30 South Street, Dalton, MA 01226
(413) 684-6481
www.crane.com

Dark Ride Project

Center for Robotic-Arts & Eric Rudd Studio. Robotic-art creatures, interactive sculpture environments; new tech art, tours and more. Next to Natural Bridge State Park. Summer: Wed - Sat 12-5. Or by Appt.

Historic Beaver Mill, Route 8, North Adams, MA 01247
(413) 664-9550
contact@darkrideproject.org
www.ericrudd.com 

Emily Dickinson Museum

The birthplace & home of America's best-loved poet, dedicated to celebrating her life and work. Open March - December. Guided tours available.

280 Main Street, Amherst, MA 01002
(413) 542-8161
info@emilydickinsonmuseum.org
www.emilydickinsonmuseum.org

Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio

Enjoy Art Deco home of American Abstract Artists. Guided tours of exquisite Cubist masterpieces. 46 acre estate. June - Labor Day, Th - Sun. Fall Th - Sat.

92 Hawthorne Street, PO Box 2256, Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-0166
info@frelinghuysen.org
www.frelinghuysen.org

Housatonic River Museum

Celebrate the role of rivers in our landscape! Discover the Housatonic River Watershed - source to sound. Pre-opening programs & events - see website.

PO Box 574, Pittsfield, MA 01202
(413) 717-2166
info@housatonicrivermuseum.org
www.housatonicrivermuseum.org

MASS MoCA

Open year round and housed in a restored 19th century factory, we are the country's largest center for contemporary visual and performing arts. WiFi.

87 Marshall Street, North Adams, MA 01247; Mail: 1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA 01247
(413) 664-4481
info@massmoca.org
www.massmoca.org

Norman Rockwell Museum

Experience Norman Rockwell's original paintings and discover changing exhibitions of other masters of illustration. Open daily. Kids free. BerkShares.

9 Glendale Road, PO Box 308, Route 183, Stockbridge, MA 01262
(413) 298-4100
inforequest@nrm.org
www.nrm.org

North Adams Museum of History and Science

The North Adams Historical Society, Inc. Over 25 exhibits on 3 floors portray a microcosm of America as told through the history of North Adams and the environment of the Berkshires.

Western Gateway Heritage State Park, Building 5A, North Adams, MA 01247
(413) 664-4700
nahs@bcn.net
www.geocities.com/northadamshistory

Williams College Museum Of Art

Collection/changing exhibitions emphasize American, modern, contemporary/art of world cultures. Tues-Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5. Open year-round. Free.

Route 2, Williamstown, MA 01267, Mail: 15 Lawrence Hall Drive, Suite 2, Williamstown, MA 01267
(413) 597-2429
wcma@williams.edu
www.wcma.org

The Theater Barn

Professional theater in the country. A/C. Broadway musicals & plays. Thurs. & Fri. 8pm, Sat. 5 & 8:30pm, Sun. 2pm, mid-June to mid-October.

654 Route 20, Box 390, New Lebanon, NY 12125
(518) 794-8989
www.theaterbarn.com

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Tony Award-winning theatre offers performances each summer featuring the finest American actors.

1000 Main Street, Route 2 East, PO Box 517, Williamstown, MA 01267
(413) 597-3400
wtfinfo@wtfestival.org
www.WTFestival.org

Galleries in the Berkshires

An American Craftsman

Creative Artistry by America's top glass, wood, jewelry makers featuring Boxology by gallery owner Richard Rothbard. Near the Red Lion Inn.

36 Main Street, Stockbridge, MA 01262; Mail: PO Box 480, Slate Hill, NY 10973
(413) 298-0175/(800) 834-9437
AAC@warwick.net
www.Americanartmarketing.com

Asia Barong

Huge gallery, store and garden of Asian art antiques and sculpture. Leading supplier of museums, galleries and decorators nationwide. We carve to order.

199 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230
(413) 528-5091
info@Asiabarong.com
www.Asiabarong.com

Berkshire Art Gallery

Museum quality 19th and 20th century American, European and Contemporary art. Open Sat and Sun, noon-5 pm or by appointment or chance. Open all year.

80 Railroad Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230
(413) 528-2690
jhwberkart@hotmail.com
www.berkshireartgallery.com

Brill Gallery

World class art in a restored mill near MASS MoCA. Large stone sculptures by Jon Isherwood. Paintings by Eve Sonneman. Leonard Freed photos.

Eclipse Mill, Studio 109,
243 Union Street, PO Box 786, North Adams, MA 01247
(800) 294-2811
info@brillgallery109.com
www.brillgallery109.com

Childs Studio Arts Gallery

Contemporary Glass, Ceramic and Silver from local and international artisans.

40 Railroad Street, 2nd Floor
Great Barrington, MA 01230
(413) 429-1945
(413) 717-4217
info@childsstudioarts.com
www.childsstudioarts.com

Summer Hours:
Wednesday and Thursday 11am-6pm
Friday and Saturday 11am-7pm
Sunday 10am-4pm
and by appointment

Church Street Art Gallery

Church Street Art Gallery specializes in self taught, outsider and folk art (with a few exceptions).

34 Church Street, Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-9600
ulick@churchstreetart.com
www.churchstreetart.com

Cormier Art Gallery

Original Berkshire art by Laurie Cormier and Joseph Sparaco. Original antique prints by W. Homer, F. Remington, T. Nast and more. Museum quality art.

682 Tyler Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 499-4188

Cosmos Troy Gallery

Great stop for contemporary fine art. "Beautiful, virtuosic, compelling, profound". Photography, painting, sculpture, drawing. Some really like it.

135 Front Street, Housatonic, MA 01236
(413) 717-0710
wm@cosmostroy.com
www.cosmostroy.com

DeVries Fine Art International, Inc.

Bronze sculpture, relief and pastels by renowned Berkshire sculptor Andrew DeVries. Visit our new Secret Garden nestled in Historic Lenox. BerkShares.

62 Church Street, Lenox, MA 01240;
Mail: 42 East River Road, Huntington, MA 01050
Gallery (413) 637-3462/Office (413) 238-7755
info@AndrewDeVries.com
www.AndrewDeVries.com

Eclipse Gallery

Weekends, 12-5 PM, Mar.-Dec. Open Studios city-wide 2nd full Oct. weekend. See website for current shows/events/tour reservations.

243 Union Street, One Mile East of MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA 01246
(413) 664-9101
www.eclipsemill.com

Ferrin Gallery

Contemporary Art by nationally known artists in ceramics, sculpture, paintings, photography and mixed media. Exhibitions change monthly. BerkShares.

437 North Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 442-1622
info@FerrinGallery.com
www.FerrinGallery.com

Gloria Malcolm Arnold Fine Art

Timeless realism in a variety of media and subjects. Works by Gloria Malcolm Arnold, Lois I. Ryder and Shawn S. Ryder. Open all year.

Upstairs, 69 Church Street, Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-2400

Habatat Galleries

Representing world renown artists working in: contemporary glass, paintings, photography, bronze and jewelry. 36 yrs assisting collectors and museums.

117 State Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230
(561) 212-6220
info@habatatgalleries.com
www.habatatgalleries.com

Harrison Gallery

Bringing art home. Fine art w/contemporary focus. Specializing in landscape painting/ceramics/sculpture. Established and emerging artists. Framing.

39 Spring Street, Williamstown, MA 01267
(413) 458-1700
director@theharrisongallery.com
www.theharrisongallery.com

Hoadley Gallery

Fine art and contemporary crafts by acclaimed artists: paintings, jewelry, home furnishings and ceramics. Voted one of the top 100 galleries in America.

21 Church Street, Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-2814
info@hoadleygallery.com
www.hoadleygallery.com

Hoffman Pottery

Venture off the beaten path and be enchanted by a magical forest of contemporary works that dance with energy and create a rhythm all their own!

103 Great Barrington Road, Route 41
West Stockbridge, MA 01266
(413) 232-4646
Elaine@EHoffmanPottery.com
www.EHoffmanPottery.com

Holsten Galleries

Contemporary glass art. Artists include Dale Chihuly, Lino Tagliapietra and William Morris. Open year-round. Call for hours.

3 Elm Street, PO Box 569, Stockbridge, MA 01262
(413) 298-3044
artglass@holstengalleries.com
www.holstengalleries.com


Hotchkiss Mobiles Gallery

Look up and smile! A gallery full of contemporary metal and fabric mobiles for all ages. Distinctive jewelry and American Crafts.

8 Center Street, PO Box 373, West Stockbridge, MA 01266
(413) 232-0200
info@artmobiles.com
www.artmobiles.com

Lauren Clark Fine Art

Fine art and contemporary craft by regional and internationally recognized artists. Also offering museum quality custom framing in a gallery setting.

402 Park Street, Housatonic, MA 01236
(413) 274-1432
Lauren@LaurenClarkFineArt.com
www.LaurenClarkFineArt.com

Lichtenstein Center for the Arts

A lively visual and performing arts center in downtown Pittsfield featuring changing art shows, open studios, classes and special events. Wed-Sat, 12-5 pm.

28 Renne Avenue, Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 499-9348
mwhilden@pittsfieldch.com
www.culturalpittsfield.com

MCLA's Gallery 51

Featuring the works of international, national and local artists, including MA College of Liberal Arts faculty and students. Hours: 10am-6pm Daily.

51 Main Street, North Adams, MA 01247
(413) 664-8718
Gallery51@gmail.com
www.mcla.edu/Gallery51

Naoussa Gallery and Sculpture Garden

A Contemporary Art Gallery. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day, 12-6 pm, Thursday-Sunday or by appointment.

8 Main Road, PO Box 326, Tyringham, MA 01264
(413) 243-0456 

Origins Gallery

Tribal Art personally collected by Albert Gordon in Africa. Ceremonial masks and statues, Shona stone sculpture. Open All Year. Summers Daily.

6 Elm Street, PO Box 905, Stockbridge, MA 01262
(413) 298-0002
originsgallery@webtv.net
www.originsgallerystockbridge.com 

R.W. Wise, Goldsmiths, Inc.

Handmade contemporary, antique and estate jewelry. We travel the world sourcing rare colored gemstones and pearls. On site workshop. Graduate Gemologists.

Lenox Village, 81 Church Street, Lenox, MA 01240
(800) 773-0249/(413) 637-1589
www.rwwise.com 

Sanford Smith Fine Art and Jill Bokor Jewelry

20th century and contemporary paintings, fine prints, watercolors and sculpture. Contemporary designer jewelry - American and International artists.

13 Railroad Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230
(413) 528-6777
sandy@sanfordsmith.com
www.sanfordsmithfineart.com 

Sienna Gallery

Specializing in contemporary jewelry, design and art. Representing over 30 established and emerging international artists working in unique media.

80 Main Street, Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-8386
info@siennagallery.com
www.siennagallery.com 

Storefront Artist Project

Contemporary art projects, installations and exhibitions. Check out website for schedule and hours.

124 Fenn Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 442-7201
mail@storefrontartist.org
www.storefrontartist.org

Vault Gallery

Contemporary art, corner of Main and Castle St. Paintings, photography, film, sculpture and a documentary on the work and process of artist Marilyn Kalish.

322 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230
(413) 644-0221
vaultgallery@comcast.net
www.vaultgallery.net

World's Best Imported Chocolates and Art

Unique, small and filled with treasures including Belgium chocolates. We have much more to spark your interest. Come visit us.

4 Housatonic Street, Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-9114
www.chocolateandart.com

Antiques in the Berkshires

Bellefontaine Antiques

American and European furniture, art pottery and glass, dinnerware, Vargas and Petty girls, art work and assorted smalls. Objects to compliment your home.

814 East St., Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 499-1391
info@bellefontaineantiques.com

Berk County Mass Antiques and Art Dealers

Explore our expert member dealers' more than 50 select antiques shops/art galleries with an extensive range of periods and styles.

PO Box 426, Sheffield, MA 01257
(413) 229-3070
info@bcaada.com
www.bcaada.com

Berkshire Antiques

A large eclectic collection of French country furniture, decorative accessories, garden and architectural elements and plumbing fixtures.

107 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230
(413) 644-9262
berkshireantiques@mac.com

Charles Flint Art and Antiques

18th and 19th c. Fine Works of Art, Amer. and Euro. Antiques, Shaker, Folk Art and Furniture, etc. Museum Quality Always Buying! Open Mon - Sat 9 to 5.

52 Housatonic St., PO Box 971, Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-1634
cflint@flint.cc
www.flint.cc 

Corner House Antiques

American antique wicker of the 19th and early 20th century. Extensive collection of tables, chairs and sets in all traditional wicker styles.

Route 7, Sheffield, MA 01257
(413) 229-6627
tetro@americanantiquewicker.com
www.americanantiquewicker.com 

Country Dining Room Antiques

Leading antique tableware specialist: porcelain, stemware, silver, furniture, linens displayed in formal and country settings. Open daily 10-6.

178 Main St., Great Barrington, MA 01230
(413) 528-5050
info@countrydiningroomantiq.com
www.countrydiningroomantiq.com 

Cupboards and Roses Antiques

The largest selection of 18th and 19th c. painted furniture from Sweden, Denmark and Europe: armoires, chests, Mora clocks and Gustavian furniture.

296 South Main St., Route 7
PO Box 426, Sheffield, MA 01257
(413) 229-3070
armoires@earthlink.net
www.cupboardsandroses.com 

Elise Abrams Antiques

Fine antiques for dining - largest inventory of antique porcelain, stemware, art glass, furniture and tabletop accessories. Elegant-casual-country.

11 Stockbridge Road, Route 7, Great Barrington, MA 01230
(413) 528-3201
elise.abrams@verizon.net
www.eliseabrams.com 

Emporium Antique Center

The upscale Antique Ctr. in downtown Gt. Barrington featuring an extensive collection of art glass, jewelry, sterling and other fine decorative arts.

319 Main St., Route 7, Great Barrington, MA 01230
(413) 528-1660
mporium@verizon.net

Kenver Ltd.

Retailers of fine apparel, antiques and winter sports equipment since 1959 in an 18th Century former Inn. Old world charm. Open September to April.

39 Main St., PO Box 38, South Egremont, MA 01258
(413) 528-2330/(800) 342-7547
info@kenverltd.com
www.kenverltd.com

LiAsia Gallery

Well known source of outstanding Chinese antiques. In addition, we've added hand selected, magnificent, oil paintings from Russia and Ukraine c. 1950's.

31 Spring St., Williamstown, MA 01267
(413) 458-1600/(800) 790-0711
liasiagallery@verizon.net
www.LiAsiaGallery.com

Library Antiques

Nothing in our shop is ordinary-furniture, antiques, prints, folk art, housewares, jewelry, rare books, gifts and the best card selection around.

70 Spring St., Williamstown, MA 01267
(413) 458-3436/(800) 294-4798
www.libraryantiques.com

Meissner's Auction Service and Antique Center LLC

Antique Auction House. Weekly Sat. night auctions at 5 pm. Preview Sat. 10am-5pm. Antique furniture/art/glass/stoneware/firearms/quilts/linens.

438 US Route 20, PO Box 115, New Lebanon, NY 12125
(518) 766-5002
meissners@taconic.net
www.meissnersauction.com

Old Japan, Inc.

Kimonos and fabric for quilters, Japanese Folk Art and toys, Tansu chests, prints, Shoyeido incense, playful small gift items, Lucky Cats and more!

3 Church St., Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-3300
info@oldjapaninc.com
www.oldjapaninc.com

Painted Porch Antiques

English, French and Canadian country furniture/accessories from 18th and 19th c. Specializing in pine/cherry/painted armoires/tables/cupboards/desks.

102 South Main St., Route 7
Box 428, Sheffield, MA 01257
(413) 229-2700
info@paintedporch.com
www.paintedporch.com

Phil Watson's Antique and Vintage Lighting

Leading source for antique lighting in New England with a wide selection of residential and industrial lighting from the 1820's to 1940's.

2 State Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230
(413) 644-9150/(866) 561-3158
info@pwvintagelighting.com
www.pwvintagelighting.com 

R.W. Wise, Goldsmiths, Inc.

Handmade contemporary, antique and estate jewelry. We travel the world sourcing rare colored gemstones and pearls. On site workshop. Graduate Gemologists.

Lenox Village, 81 Church St., Lenox, MA 01240
(800) 773-0249/(413) 637-1589
www.rwwise.com 

Saddleback Antiques

Collection of early Amer. furniture/stoneware/primitives/Folk Art/Victorian/rugs/Civil War. Inventory added weekly. What an antique shop should be.

1395 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown, MA 01267
(413) 458-5852
dan@saddlebackantiques.com
www.saddlebackantiques.com 

Susan Silver Antiques

Fine English and Continental 18th and 19th c. formal furniture featuring furniture for the library, period mirrors, chandeliers and decorative accessories.

Route 7, 755 North Main St., PO Box 621, Sheffield, MA 01257
(413) 229-8169
ssilver@bcn.net
www.susansilverantiques.com

Twin Fires Barn - Robert Davis Antiques

Out of the way, out of the ordinary! Amply stocked w/Amer. and Euro. Antiques, waxed pine furn., poster art and a variety of classic leather furn.

1350 Berkshire School Road, PO Box 17, Sheffield, MA 01257
(413) 229-8899

Music and Theater in the Berkshires

Music

Albany Symphony Orchestra

Berkshire Series
Classical music adventures scheduled from September through May includes the Berkshire Series at the Colonial Theatre. Check our website for details.

Mail: 19 Clinton Ave., Albany, NY 12207
(518) 465-4755
www.albanysymphony.com

Aston Magna Foundation For Music and Humanities, Inc

Baroque to early Romantic music on period instruments. Call for ticket information. Discounts for seniors and students. Rush tickets at door.

Great Barrington, MA 01230 and Williamstown, MA 01267
(413) 528-3595/(800) 875-7156
astonmagna@optonline.net
www.astonmagna.org

Berkshire Bach Society

Professional choral and instrumental concerts of Baroque music presented year round. Concerts and educational outreach exploring Bach's vast legacy.

PO Box 1002, Great Barrington, MA 01230
(413) 528-9277
info@berkshirebach.org
www.berkshirebach.org

Berkshire Choral Festival

Saturday concerts July 18, 25, Aug. 1, 8 at 8 p.m.. Festival Chorus and Springfield Symphony. On grounds of Berkshire School. Pre-concert talk at 6:45 p.m..

245 North Undermountain Road, Sheffield, MA 01257
(413) 229-8526
bcf@choralfest.org
www.choralfest.org 

Boston Early Music Festival

Magnificent live opera! Graupner's 1708 Antiochus und Stratonica (Lovesick) at Mahaiwe PAC, Gt. Barrington, June 19-21. Details, call BEMF.

Mail: 161 First St., Suite 202, Cambridge, MA 02142
(617) 661-1812
kathy@bemf.org
www.bemf.org 

Close Encounters With Music

Fall, winter and spring series presenting world-class musicians and chamber music programs in a thematic context. Schedule posted on our website.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
Mail: PO Box 34, Great Barrington, MA 01230
Box Office: (413) 528-0100/(800) 843-0778
cewmusic@aol.com
www.cewm.org 

Colonial Theatre

Year-round performing arts center in Pittsfield presenting Broadway, music, film, comedy, family programs, international artists and more!

111 South St., Pittsfield, MA 01201
Ticket Office (413) 997-4444, Admin (413) 448-8084
info@thecolonialtheatre.org
www.thecolonialtheatre.org 

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Inc.

Year-round arts center and restored historic theater presents weekly classic films and dynamic live events: music, theater, dance, family programs. BerkShares.

14 Castle St., PO Box 690, Great Barrington, MA 01230
Box Office (413) 528-0100, Office (413) 644-9040
info@mahaiwe.org
www.mahaiwe.org 

MASS MoCA

Presenting music year-round from our alternative cabaret series to scored silent films, dance parties and July's contemporary music festival. WiFi.

87 Marshall St., North Adams, MA 01247; Mail: 1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA 01247
(413) 664-4481
info@massmoca.org
www.massmoca.org 

Music and More In The Meeting House

Renowned musicians, writers, actors perform in a beautiful Berkshire setting. Chamber music, films, readings, art exhibits. Summer-fall. For winter concerts see website.

Located near Great Barrington on Route 57
(New Marlborough's Village Green)
Mail: 154 Hartsville-New Marlborough Road, New Marlborough, MA 01230
(413) 229-2785
www.newmarlborough.org 

Music Mountain

Oldest continuous chamber music festival in the U.S. Jazz and popular music series also. Acoustically perfect concert hall. Weekends June-Sept.

Off Route 7, Falls Village, CT 06031; Mail: PO Box 738, Lakeville, CT 06039
(860) 824-7126/(860) 364-2084
info@musicmountain.org
www.musicmountain.org 

Sevenars Concerts

Accessible, acoustic gem, idyllic, historic! Schrade James pianists 7/10 and 7/12! Sundays, 19, 26, Aug. 2, 9, 16 and 21, Jazz! Free refreshments!

15 Ireland St., Worthington, MA 01098; Mail: 30 East End Ave., Suite 3A, New York, NY 10028
May - Oct. (413) 238-5854; Oct. - May (212) 288-4261
www.sevenars.org 

South Mountain Concerts

Chamber Music Concerts: 3p.m. Sundays, September 6, 13, 20 and October 4, 11, 2009.

US Routes 7 and 20 (2 miles south of Pittsfield center)
PO Box 23, Pittsfield, MA 01202
(413) 442-2106
www.southmountainconcerts.org 

Spirit on the Mountain Music Festival

Eclectic mix of national and regional musical artists, green vendors and workshops in conjunction with Rock, Rattle and Drum Pow Wow. August Sept .

Eastover Resort, 430 East St., Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 464-0919
humanityinconcert@earthlink.net
www.healingwinds.net 

Tanglewood

Classical, popular, and jazz concerts June to Labor Day at the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Tanglewood Music Center.

297 West St., Route 183, Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-5165 - Summer/(617) 266-1492 - Off Season/(888) 266-1200
www.tanglewood.org 

Tannery Pond Concerts

Chamber music concerts in an intimate setting on the historic grounds of Mount Lebanon Shaker Village, Rt. 20, New Lebanon, NY.

1 1/2 Miles East of New Lebanon Center, Route 20 and Darrow Road, PO Box 446, New Lebanon, NY 12125
(888) 820-1696
www.tannerypondconcerts.org 

The Mac-Haydn Theatre, Inc.

Professional theatre, classic and contemporary musicals in-the-round; exceptional voices and talent, shows for all ages. Mid-May - early September.

1925 State Route 203, PO Box 204, Chatham, NY 12037
(518) 392-9292
machaydn@fairpoint.net
www.machaydntheatre.org 

Williams College Department Of Music

Williams offers concerts in many areas of interest September thru May - most free of charge - and the public is cordially invited to attend.

54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown, MA 01267
(413) 597-2736 - Concert and Event Manager
www.williams.edu/Music 

Williamstown Jazz Festival

Williamstown Jazz Festival 4/30-5/6/09: Miguel Zenon, Vijay Ayer, 18th Annual Intercollegiate Festival, gospel, film and dance events (many free).
Williamstown and North Adams; c/o Bryant Music Dept,

Bernhard Music Center
54 Chapin Drive, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267
(413) 597-2736
jmd1@williams.edu
www.williamstownjazz.com 

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Barrington Stage Company

Award-winning theatre presents musicals/comedies/dramas under Artistic Dir. Julianne Boyd.

30 Union St., Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 236-8888 Box Office; (413) 499-5446 Admin.
bsc@berkshire.net
www.barringtonstageco.org

Berkshire Fringe

Dynamic new works of theatre and dance by emerging artists from across the US and right here in the Berkshires. Tix just $15! Free events too!

The Daniel Arts Center, Bard College at Simon's Rock
84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230;
Mail: PO Box 1033, Great Barrington, MA 01230
(413) 320-4175
info@berkshirefringe.org
www.berkshirefringe.org

Berkshire Theatre Festival

Performing for over 80 years on stage in Stockbridge! World premiers, contemporary works and classics that speak to who we are in the world today.

83 East Main St., PO Box 797, Stockbridge, MA 01262
(413) 298-5576
info@berkshiretheatre.org
www.berkshiretheatre.org

Capitol Steps

A hilarious evening of political satire and song parodies with the nationally acclaimed Capitol Steps.

Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club
Route 20, 55 Lee Road, Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 881-1636/(800) 272-6935 Ext. 636
capsteps@cranwell.com
www.cranwell.com 

Chester Theatre Company

Celebrating 18 years of professional summer theatre in an intimate setting. The best new and established plays.

Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield St., PO Box 722, Chester, MA 01011
info@chestertheatre.org
www.chestertheatre.org 

Colonial Theatre, The

Year-round Gilded Age theatre presents Broadway, live music, comedy, dance, family programming and more in the heart of downtown Pittsfield.

111 South St., Pittsfield, MA 01201
Ticket Office (413) 997-4444/Admin (413) 448-8084
info@thecolonialtheatre.org
www.thecolonialtheatre.org 

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

A National Historic Landmark for dance, featuring hundreds of performances and free events. "The hub and Mecca of dancing in North America." - Time. BerkShares.

358 George Carter Road, Becket, MA 01223
(413) 243-0745
info@jacobspillow.org
www.jacobspillow.org 

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Inc.

Year-round arts center and restored historic theater presents weekly classic films and dynamic live events: music, theater, dance, family programs.

14 Castle St., PO Box 690, Great Barrington, MA 01230
Box Office (413) 528-0100, Office (413) 644-9040
info@mahaiwe.org
www.mahaiwe.org 

Shakespeare and Company

Up to 5 shows daily. Tues-Sun. May-March. 2 indoor/1 outdoor stage. Best Shakespeare and New Voices. Picnic on 30 acres. Free family shows. Café and shops.

70 Kemble St., Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-1199/Box Office (413) 637-3353
general@shakespeare.org
www.shakespeare.org 

The Mac-Haydn Theatre, Inc.

Professional theatre, classic and contemporary musicals in-the-round; exceptional voices and talent, shows for all ages. Mid-May - early September.

1925 State Route 203, PO Box 204, Chatham, NY 12037
(518) 392-9292
machaydn@fairpoint.net
www.machaydntheatre.org 

The Theater Barn

Professional theater in the country. A/C. Broadway musicals and plays. Thurs. and Fri. 8p.m., Sat. 5 and 8:30p.m., Sun. 2p.m., mid-June to mid-October.

654 Route 20, Box 390, New Lebanon, NY 12125
(518) 794-8989
www.theaterbarn.com 

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Tony Award-winning theatre offers performances each summer featuring the finest American actors.

1000 Main St., Route 2 East, PO Box 517, Williamstown, MA 01267
(413) 597-3400
wtfinfo@wtfestival.org
www.WTFestival.org 

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