Nearby Attractions

Tanglewood - Tanglewood was named for American author Nathaniel Hawthorne. Tanglewood concerts can be traced back to 1936, when the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) gave its first concerts in the Berkshires. This first three-concert series was held under a tent for a total crowd of 15,000. In addition to hosting world-renowned programs of classical, jazz, and popular music, it also provides musical training in the form of the Tanglewood Music Center for pre-professional musicians.

Jacob's Pillow Dance Theatre - Jacob’s Pillow Dance is a dance center, school and performance space located in Becket, Massachusetts, in the Berkshires. The organization is known for the oldest internationally acclaimed summer dance festival in the United States. The facility also includes a professional school and extensive archives as well as year-round community programs. The facility itself was listed as a National Historic Landmark District in 2003.

Berkshire Theatre Group - Berkshire Theatre Group is the premier performing arts organization in Western Massachusetts. BTG encompasses 5 theaters in 3 towns throughout Berkshire County including the 780 seat Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, the 408 seat Fitzpatrick Main Stage in Stockbridge and the 122 seat Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge.

Norman Rockwell Museum - Norman Rockwell Museum is dedicated to education and art appreciation inspired by the legacy of Norman Rockwell. The museum preserves, studies and communicates with a worldwide audience the life, art and spirit of Norman Rockwell in the field of illustration.

The museum is a gathering place for reflection, involvement, and discovery through the enjoyment of the artist’s work. Norman Rockwell’s unique contributions to art and society, popular culture and social commentary influence the museum’s programs and interpretations.

Learn even more about Norman Rockwell at Artsy’s Norman Rockwell page.

Williamstown Theatre Festival - A winner of a 2011 Massachusetts Cultural Council Commonwealth Award, the Williamstown Theatre Festival is a resident summer theater on the campus of Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, founded in 1954.

Hancock Shaker Village - The Hancock Shaker Village is a National Historic Landmark District in Hancock, Massachusetts that was established by Shakers in 1791. It was the third of nineteen major Shaker villages established between 1783 and 1836 in New York, New England, Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana under the leadership of Joseph Meacham and Lucy Wright.

Chesterwood - Chesterwood is the home and studio of the sculptor of the Lincoln Memorial - For anyone who has ever admired the Lincoln Memorial in Wash., DC, a visit to Chesterwood in Stockbridge, Mass., is a “must”. Chesterwood was the summer estate and studio of American sculptor Daniel Chester French (1850–1931) in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

The estate covers 122 acres of forest and field in the Berkshires, with French’s summer home, studio, and garden dating from the 1920s. His studio and barn contain sculptural studies for a number of his works.

Berkshire Museum - Art, history, natural science. Make surprising connections! Berkshire Museum offers a unique array of exhibitions, activities, and attractions for visitors of all ages. From fine art and ancient objects to fossils; from an aquarium of native and exotic creatures to the Feigenbaum Hall of Innovation, they are your community museum: a place where everyone, from toddlers to elders, can learn, play, explore, innovate, be engaged and inspired.

Berkshire Botanical Garden - The Berkshire Botanical Garden is a not-for-profit, membership-supported educational organization encompassing 15 acres of cultivated land at the intersection of Routes 102 and 183 in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

The Garden’s mission is to fulfill the community’s need for information, education and inspiration concerning the art and science of gardening and the preservation and improvement of the local environment. The public display gardens are open from May through mid-October. Both functional and ornamental, they are among the oldest in the US and have been expanded over the years in breadth and variety through a series of bequests and major gifts. The collections emphasize plants that are indigenous to or thrive in the Berkshires; more than 3,000 species and varieties are represented.

The Guthrie Center - The Guthrie Center’s mission is to bring individuals together for cultural, educational, and spiritual exchange. The Center is dedicated to meeting the ongoing needs of the community by working together with other non-profit agencies to serve those in need. In doing so they hope to create an environment where individuals can come together to cultivate a deeper awareness of culture, humanity and the environment of which we are all a part.

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