Opening Day 2015

May 23, 2015 – Arrowhead will open for tours!  A Touch of Melville Gold – En Plein Air painting event to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Berkshire County Historical Society purchasing…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

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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



This summer we will celebrate fireflies at Arrowhead.  First, on May 27 at 5:30 pm, farmer Kristen Laney and naturalist Hannah Sherman will present a talk.  Free; donations appreciated.   On…More

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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

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


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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