Celebrating “Art & Industry” in Pittsfield

“Art & Industry”, the 2014 theme of the Pittsfield Office of Cultural Development will be celebrated in many ways at Arrowhead.
On Saturday, May 24th, Michael Melle will unveil his latest sculptural work, “Checking in for Work“, a frieze of life-sized straw figures. These men and women represent factory workers through the ages heading into the red barn“factory”, being logged in by an overseer. Visitors will be able to pose with the figures, and on June 21st, meet and work with Melle as he offers a workshop on his craft.


“Summer Fun at the Farm”

June brings kids, books, chickens and dirt together for “Summer Fun at the Farm”. Held each Monday at 10: 00 a.m. throughout the summer, this storytelling hour for kids 2-5 will let them explore the farm through books and hand-on activities.


Yoga on the Lawn

Waterfall Perry wil be offering yoga on the lawn every Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. during June, July and August. Enjoy this healthy and relaxing activity amidst the serenity of Melville’s trees.


Country Fairs at Arrowhead

The third Saturday of June, July, August and September will see a return of the Country Fair at Arrowhead! Crafters, food, and music will abound on the South Lawn from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Free and open to the public. If you are interested in participating as a crafter, musician or food vendor, please call 413-442-1793 × 10.


Stick Your Hands in History

Saturdays in July and August, middle school children will be offered the opportunity to explore the creative intersection of art and history by using objects from the Historical Society’s collection to curate an exhibit on the theme of Art & Industry. Each exhibit created from a pool of 60 items, will be on display for one week and will change each Saturday. The program is free and open to all middle school children. Saturday mornings at 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Dates: July 5,12,19, 26 and August 2, 9, 16, 23.

Arrowhead CountryCraft Fair #3!

Saturday, August 16th, join us for the 3rd Country Craft Fair on the Arrowhead Lawn from 10 am to 4 pm.


It’s a Super Saturday Event!

Join us on Saturday, September 20th from 10 to 4 for both the last Country Craft Fair of the season as well as a Super Tag Sale! The crafters return one last time to offer their wonderful handcrafted items and are joined by folks looking to clean out their attics, garages and basements before winter hits. Bargains to be had at every turn! VENDORS WANTED!! If you want to join in the fun and have some “stuff” to “deaccession” email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 413-442-1793 × 10 to reserve your space. Only $25. for a 10’x10’ space—bring your tent, table, yurt or recliner and sell your unwanted treasures.


Celebrate National Food Day at Arrowhead

Help us to celebrate the end of our incredibly successful first year of farming at Arrowhead on National Food Day. See the farm as it is prepared for winter, take a peek at our “peeps”, now full-grown and beautiful and congratulate our hard-working farmer, Kristen Laney on her success!