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On a recent Monday, 9-year-old Brendan, who was attending one of our theater camps, screamed my name and paused briefly to ask me a question. He and a group of fellow thespians were storming the grounds of our Stockbridge campus, embarking on their … more
The Berkshire Museum's decision to deaccession art as part of a fundamental institutional re-alignment has drawn lots of thoughtful commentary — and passion — that bespeaks the museum's cherished role in our community. Moments like this … more
LENOX - "Phyllis!" I'd pick up the phone and say. "How would you like a visitor?""Andy! How are you?" she'd say before I had a chance to ask her the same question. The voice was husky, not the silvery soprano that audiences had known at City Opera, … more
The central ritual of Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year celebrated each fall, is the sounding of a ram's horn. Known as a shofar, the ram's horn is layered with symbolic meaning. For a ram's horn to … more
Editor's Note: In light of recent discussions about artwork being sold, we've been asking ourselves, how are work of art authenticated before a sale? How does the art world know if a piece is real? … more
Writing "Old Masters Rock: How to Look at Art with Children" for the past three years has been a revelation. I have learned that kids are brilliant and keen observers of art. They see what we often … more
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