Links – What to do in the Berkshires
Herman Melville’s home and grounds, where Moby Dick was written.
Barrington Stage Company
Repertory stage company located in Sheffield.
A community arts center with gallery, performance area, workshop and artists’ studios.
Exhibits of fine arts and ancient civilizations, programs for adults and children, and an aquarium.
Berkshire Theater Festival
The third oldest theater company in the nation.
Butternut Ski Area
22 trails, 8 km cross-country ski course, skiing, snowboarding and school, 3 miles east of Great Barrington.
Catamount Ski Area
28 trails, with a separate park for snowboarding.
122-acre 1920s summer home of Daniel Chester French, sculptor of the Lincoln Memorial.
Clark Art Institute
A gem of a museum, set on 140 acres in Williamstown, featuring European and American painting and sculpture, and best known for its outstanding French Impressionist collection.
Hancock Shaker Village
A Shaker community from 1783 to 1960, this outdoor history museum of Shaker life has 20 original buildings on 1200 acres.
Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival
An internationally celebrated center for dance, for students, scholars, professionals and the community.
Jiminy Peak Ski Area
Skiing, snowboarding and year-round attractions including biking, fishing, bungy trampoline, climbing wall and Alpine slide.
A 27 – building converted historic mill complex on 13 acres, Mass MoCA is a center for visual, performing and media arts.
The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home
A 50-acre estate designed and built by Edith Wharton, including the restored mansion, gatehouse, stable, gardens and greenhouse.
A 26 – room mansion designed by the famed Stanford White and built in 1885 for the Choate family. See the family’s original porcelain, rugs, tapestries, antique furniture and magnificent gardens designed by Fletcher Steele.
The Norman Rockwell Museum
The most significant public collection of Rockwell’s work in the world, including 367 works of art and his original studio.
Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary
An Audubon wildlife preserve only two miles from Stonover Farm, with extensive marked hiking trails for all levels of difficulty.
Shakespeare & Company
Founded in 1978, the repertory company performs Shakespeare and new plays of social and political significance in three theaters, including the new Founders’ Theater with a lobby bar.
The celebrated summer home of the world – famous Boston Symphony Orchestra, offering classical, pop and jazz performances under the stars, under the shed, and in the beautiful Ozawa Hall.
Ventfort Hall is a Berkshire “Cottage” built in 1893 by Sarah Spencer Morgan and her husband George Hale Morgan.
Williams College Museum of Art
A comprehensive collection of 12,000 objects of art, from American, contemporary and Asian, to ancient and European art.
Williamstown Theater Festival
The world-famous theater group presents 200 performances every season of both classic and new plays, featuring a virtual Who’s Who of acting alumni.