One of the finest college art museums in the country, the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) houses 12,000 works that span the history of art. Within the broad range of time periods and cultures represented, the collection emphasizes modern and contempory.
The Bidwell House Museum, set in the Berkshire hills, is an elegant Georgian saltbox originally built circa 1750 as a parsonage. Authentically restored, filled with antiques and surrounded by beautiful grounds and hiking trails.
Originally a Baptist Meeting house, Sandisfield Arts Center, a historic 1839 Greek revival style building was transformed into a community arts center in 1995.
Sandisfield Arts Center is located at 5 Hammertown Road, Sandisfield, MA 01255.
Phone: (413) 258-4100
Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary’s thriving beaver population is one of the many fascinating features of this sanctuary. When you walk along Yukon Brook, take note of the “lodges” of tree branches and mud, where these nocturnal creatures spend their days.
Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary is located at 472 West Mountain Road, Lenox, MA 01240.
The Museum of the Gilded Age at Venfort Hall is an imposing Elizabethan-style mansion built in 1893 for Sarah Morgan, the sister of J.P. Morgan. The Museum of the Gilded Age interprets the great changes that occurred in American life, industry and society.