Brass Choir Final Photo

Fanfare Brass concert May 31

The Fanfare Brass is performing on Sunday 7:00 pm on 5/31/15 at Herman Melville’s Arrowhead – 780 Holmes Rd, Pittsfield MA. The 10 man group includes 4 trumpets, French horn,…More


Arrowhead open for the season

Herman Melville’s Arrowhead is open daily for tours!  See paintings created at the recent A Touch of Melville Gold – En Plein Air painting event to celebrate the 40th anniversary…More

Chris holding signed shingle 5-6-15a

Buy a shingle for Arrowhead

We’re putting a new roof on Arrowhead, and you have an opportunity to be a permanent part of Herman Melville’s house! Buy a new shingle, put a quote – or…More


Pittsfield Post Office Shows New Exhibit

Eighty Years of Nurses Training – a new display at the Pittsfield Post Office. Thanks to a generous gift of artifacts from the alumnae association of the Henry W. Bishop,…More

Haying in the North Field, ca. 1870. House and barn in distance.

Design a Garden!

Come to Melville’s Farm at Arrowhead on June 27 to learn how to create a build a garden for your own home – while helping create the new Children’s Garden…More

Louisa Lebwohl intern 2012 low res

Volunteer at Arrowhead!

There are many volunteer opportunities at Arrowhead.  Gives us a call to learn about all the activities at the Historical Society and Arrowhead. These include giving tours of Arrowhead, working…More



On Friday, July 17, 6-9 pm, Arrowhead will host a family firefly event. Come help celebrate the annual meeting and mating in the North Field.  Crafts for kids; vendors of…More


The Melville Trail

The Melville Trail highlights twelve Berkshire sites that either were important to Melville or are repositories of information about Melville and his life. The sites are Arrowhead, Pontoosuc Lake, the…More


Poetry Workshop

Poetry Workshop: A group of carefully selected poets is meeting monthly at Arrowhead, using a series of challenges to create new works. The hope is that a chapbook of new…More

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