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.
Revival of “Maids in the Mills"at Arrowhead in July
Stick Your Hands in History
Climbing Monument Mountain with Melville and Hawthorne
On Sunday, August 3rd join the Trustees of Reservations and the Berkshire Historical Society as they once again recreate the inspiring occasion where Herman Melville met Nathaniel Hawthorne. Meet at the public parking area on Route 7 at 9:00 to hear the story, then climb the mountain and share a toast to two of America’s literary greats. Free; the public is welcome.