Events and Exhibits

Various exhibits from the historical collection are on display throughout the library. The Museum’s staff and volunteers also regularly hold programs related to Stockbridge history.

Current Exhibit:
The Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives is proud to partner with Berkshire Theatre Group to present an exhibit entitled “Berkshire Theatre Through the Eras.”  Featuring photographs, letters, posters, props, and costume pieces, this exhibit will chronicle the 90-year history of Berkshire Theatre through each of its distinct eras. Lillian Lee, Berkshire Theatre Group’s Grants Administrator and Archivist, is planning the main exhibit with our Curator Barbara Allen, who will mount a portion of the exhibit highlighting the building’s life as The Stockbridge Casino.
The exhibit will open on April 3, 2018 and be on view through June 30, 2018 at the Library during normal Library hours. A reception will be held on Friday, April 20 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Procter Gallery.
In conjunction with the exhibit, Kate Maguire, Artistic Director/CEO of Berkshire Theatre Group will be the featured speaker at the Stockbridge Library Association’s annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. on June 12, 2018.

Saturday, July 21 at 4:00 pm

On the Town: Rails, Rocks & Rivers

This summer, the Museum & Archives will present On the Town, a series of monthly programs in five different parts of Stockbridge.  Each month, a volunteer from the Museum & Archives will lead a one-hour tour, explaining the buildings at the site and talking about some of the people who lived there.  All programs will be held on the third Saturday of the month at 4:00 p.m.  $5.00 suggested donation.

On Saturday, July 21, 2018, at 4:00 p.m., the tour will focus on Park Street off of Route 7, which offers recreation, trails, and a bridge that came and went.  Look for signs showing where to park.


Saturday, August 18 at 4:00 pm

On the Town: Whatever Happened to Curtisville?

This summer, the Museum & Archives will present On the Town, a series of monthly programs in five different parts of Stockbridge.  Each month, a volunteer from the Museum & Archives will lead a one-hour tour, explaining the buildings at the site and talking about some of the people who lived there.  All programs will be held on the third Saturday of the month at 4:00 p.m.  $5.00 suggested donation.

On Saturday, August 18, 2018, at 4:00 p.m., the tour will focus on Interlaken, which used to be an industrial area, then a separate community.  A walk along Willard Hill Road will explain the changes that took place over time.  Look for signs showing where to park.


Saturday, September 15 at 4:00 pm

On the Town: The Back Door of Tanglewood

This summer, the Museum & Archives will present On the Town, a series of monthly programs in five different parts of Stockbridge.  Each month, a volunteer from the Museum & Archives will lead a one-hour tour, explaining the buildings at the site and talking about some of the people who lived there.  All programs will be held on the third Saturday of the month at 4:00 p.m.  $5.00 suggested donation.

On Saturday, September 15, 2018, at 4:00 p.m., the tour will focus on the area around Tanglewood.  Starting at the Lion’s Gate (on Hawthorne Road), we will look at the properties around it and discover some of the Stockbridge residents that made Tanglewood what it is.  Look for signs showing where to park.


Saturday, October 13 at 4:00 pm

On the Town: It Once Was New and Different

This summer, the Museum & Archives will present On the Town, a series of monthly programs in five different parts of Stockbridge.  Each month, a volunteer from the Museum & Archives will lead a one-hour tour, explaining the buildings at the site and talking about some of the people who lived there.  $5.00 suggested donation.

On Saturday, October 13, 2018, at 4:00 p.m., join us in the Stockbridge Cemetery on Main Street (Route 102) and meet several innovators who will share their formerly new ideas.  Meet in the parking lot across from the Cemetery.