Performance: Sailing Towards My Father
A one-man play about Herman Melville performed by Stephen Collins and written and directed by Carl A. Rossi.
ReWritten, created and performed by Tom Truss and Matthew Cumbie, is an immersive performance that explores the intimate relationship between Herman Melville and Nathaniel Hawthorne.
The Mastheads Summer Finale
Join us in Arrowhead’s historic barn for a free evening of award-winning music, reading, and performance by The Mastheads’ Summer Residents.
Author Talk and Book Signing: Mark Vanhoenacker in conversation with Kirun Kapur
Pittsfield native and international best selling author Mark Vanhoenacker in conversation with poet Kirun Kapur.
Discussion with authors Kevin O’Hara and Debby Applegate
Join authors Kevin O’Hara and Debby Applegate for an entertaining and wide-ranging conversation on literary life and the Berkshires.
Seventh Annual Moby-Dick Read-A-Thon
Call me Ishmael” and sign up to read part of Melville’s masterpiece either on the site where it was written or virtually from anywhere in the world.
Free Monument Mountain Hike
Celebrate the day (August 5, 1850) when Melville met Hawthorne by recreating their hike up Monument Mountain.
Historian Tim Abbott speaks about Shays’ Rebellion
Learn about the final fight of Shays’ Rebellion that took place in Sheffield on February 27, 1787, and its impact not only on local communities but on larger issues that would play out in the Constitutional Convention.
From June 23 through approximately August 23, a portion of Holmes Road will be closed to vehicular traffic. You will not be able to get to Arrowhead if you enter Holmes Road from the north in Pittsfield.
But don’t worry, Arrowhead will still be accessible for tours and events. Take Holmes Road north at the intersection on Route 7 & 20 in Lenox (just south of the Pittsfield/Lenox line); Arrowhead is 1.5 miles from the intersection.
Check out this 2017 interview with Lorraine German, author of Soil and Shul in the Berkshires: The Untold Story of Sandisfield’s Jewish Farm Colony. Lorraine will be speaking at Arrowhead on June 7.