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There is something for everyone at the Berkshire Botanical Garden.  Below is a list of our scheduled events classes, and exhibits.  For details on any individual listing, just click on the event for more information.  If you still have questions, feel free to call the garden at 413.298.3926.  See you at the Garden!

Water in the Garden Opening Reception @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 29, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Water in the Garden Opening Reception @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
  Join us as we open our 2015 exhibit “Water in the Garden” featuring sculptures, fountains, water plants and more!  This year’s artists include Anthony Archer-Wills, John Piasecki, Mark Mendel, Jenna O’Brien, Bill Cummings, Angus[...]
June 3, 2015 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Ashintully Garden – From a Designer’s View @ Offsite in Tyringham, MA
Dress for outdoors with sturdy walking shoes. Ashintully, the name given to the original 1,000-acre estate be- longing to Egyptologist Robb de Peyster Tytus, is located in Tryringham, MA. The garden wasa gift of John[...]
June 6, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Up in the Trees: An Arborist’s View Walk, Talk and Climb! @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Participants will meet at Berkshire Botanical Garden in the main parking lot. Tour the grounds of the Berkshire Botanical Garden, view the exceptional and diverse tree collection and learn about these gentle giants and their[...]
June 11, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
The Curated Garden: Garden Obsessions in the Northwest Corner of Connecticut @ Offsite: northwest CT
This field trip is filled to capacity. 10 am – 2:30 pm is the time onsite in the northwest corner of CT. Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately. Those joining the carpool should meet[...]
Cocktails in Great Gardens - The Home of Honey Sharp and David Lippman @ Great Barrington | Massachusetts | United States
  Cocktails in Great Gardens have become some of the Berkshire Botanical Garden’s most popular summer events by offering guests to tour some of the most amazing private gardens that the Berkshire’s have to offer[...]
America’s Romance with the English Garden @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
June 13, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
America’s Romance with the English Garden @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Join professor Thomas Mickey for an exploration of America’s romance with the English Garden. This beautifully illustrated lecture is based on his newest book, America’s Romance with the English Garden. The UK magazine Spectator recently[...]
June 18, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Exploring Gardens in the Hudson Valley: The Climbery and the Garden at Bellefield @ Offsite in Hyde Park and Livingston, NY
This class is fully enrolled.  Call for waitlist. 413 298 3926 ext.10 Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately. Click here for directions. Those joining the carpool should meet in the parking lot at[...]
Cocktails in Great Gardens - The Home of Ilona Bell @ Williamstown | Massachusetts | United States
Cocktails in Great Gardens have become some of the Berkshire Botanical Garden’s most popular summer events by offering guests to tour some of the most amazing private gardens that the Berkshire’s have to offer and[...]
July 8, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Garden in Watercolors Session I: En Plein Air Watercolor Painting in the Summer Garden @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This class meets on Wednesdays, July 8-29, 10am-1pm. Click here for materials list. Seeing and painting the garden en plein air is the subject of this class. Students of all levels are welcome in either or both sessions;[...]
July 9, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Hosta, Japanese Maples and Dwarf Conifers: Collectors’ Plants for the Garden Obsessed @ Offsite in Granby, CT
Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately. Click here for directions Those joining the carpool should meet in the parking lot at Berkshire Botanical Garden for an 8:30 am departure. Time onsite in Granby, CT,[...]
Fruits and Flowers Scherenschniite: The Art of Cut Paper @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
July 16, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fruits and Flowers Scherenschniite: The Art of Cut Paper @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Materials fee of $10 paid directly to the instructor. Bring a bag lunch. Click here for supply list. Join cut-paper artist Pamela Dalton for a fun, hands-on workshop on the art of Scherenschniite (cut paper). Using[...]
Cocktails in Great Gardens - The Home of Judith Fetterley @ Glenmont | New York | United States
  Cocktails in Great Gardens have become some of the Berkshire Botanical Garden’s most popular summer events by offering guests to tour some of the most amazing private gardens that the Berkshire’s have to offer[...]
The Clark: Landscape and Sustainability – 10am session @ Offsite at The Clark, Williamstown, MA
July 23, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Clark: Landscape and Sustainability - 10am session @ Offsite at The Clark, Williamstown, MA
The morning session of this field trip starts at 10 am. The program is free to members of BBG (registration required). Limited enrollment. The Clark will offer a 50% discount on their admission price on this day for BBG members[...]
July 23, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Heart of Story: Writing Stories of Our Lives Garden Writing Workshop @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This class meets on Thursdays, July 23, 30 & August 6, 10 am – noon. Members $135; Nonmembers $145 Individual classes: $48 Workshop What to bring: Come prepared to spend two hours outdoors, including moderate[...]
The Clark: Landscape and Sustainability – 2pm session @ Offsite at The Clark, Williamstown, MA
July 23, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Clark: Landscape and Sustainability - 2pm session @ Offsite at The Clark, Williamstown, MA
The afternoon session of this field trip starts at 2 pm. The program is free to members of BBG (registration required). Limited enrollment. The Clark will offer a 50% discount on their admission price on this day[...]
July 29, 2015 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Quaker Hill Native Plant Garden Study Tour: Native Plant Communities & Waterworks @ Offsite in Pawling, NY
Time onsite in Pawling, NY:  9:30 am – 1 pm Bring a bag lunch and dress for the weather. Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately (directions at www.berkshirebotanical.org). Those joining the carpool should meet[...]
August 5, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Garden in Watercolors Session II: En Plein Air Watercolor Painting in the Summer Garden @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This class meets on Wednesdays, August 5 – 26, 10am-1pm. Click here for materials list. Seeing and painting the garden en plein air is the subject of this class. Students of all levels are welcome in either or both[...]
August 6, 2015 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Restoring the Natural Landscape: A Case-Study Approach @ Offsite in Spencertown, NY
Time onsite in Spencertown, NY: 9 am – 2 pm Directions will be provided upon registration. Refreshments provided onsite. Join a landowner, landscape designer and gardener for an in-depth look at a property in Spencertown, NY,[...]
Birds of Prey @ Berkshire Botanical Garden Education Center
August 7, 2015 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Birds of Prey @ Berkshire Botanical Garden Education Center
Join wildlife rehabilitator Tom Ricardi for his ever-popular presentation on birds of prey. This program is designed for all ages. Tom will share the natural history of these magnificent birds, demonstrate some of their unique[...]
2015 Grow Show @ The Garden
August 8, 2015 – August 9, 2015 all-day
2015 Grow Show @ The Garden
45th Annual Grow Show Now a Garden Club of America event! You grow it, we show it!  We welcome all age groups, experience levels and different kinds of plants at our blue ribbon event, The[...]
Sketching Nature @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
August 10, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sketching Nature @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This class meets on Monday & Tuesday, August 10 & 11, 10 am–4 pm. Bring a bag lunch. Click here for materials list. Back by popular demand! Have you ever wanted to sketch a favorite tree or[...]
Capturing Animals with Colored Pencil @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
August 12, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Capturing Animals with Colored Pencil @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This class is near capacity Please call to register 413 298 3926 Ext. 10 This class meets on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, August 12, 13 &1 4, 10 am – 4 pm. Bring a bag[...]
Creatures of the Rainforest: Rick Roth – The Creature Teachers @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
August 14, 2015 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Creatures of the Rainforest: Rick Roth - The Creature Teachers @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This program is designed for all ages and highlights some of the creatures large and small that inhabit the tropical rain forest. Get to know some of the mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles and learn[...]
Painting with Light: Plein Air Painting @ Berkshire Botanical Garden Education Center
August 19, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
This two-day workshop meets on Wednesday & Thursday, August 19 & 20, from 10 am – 3 pm. Bring a bag lunch. Materials list is available here. Capture the Berkshire summer landscape by observing the[...]
August 21, 2015 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
The Fabulous Snakes of Berkshire County: Professor Tom Tyning, Reptile Expert @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This program is designed for all ages and highlights some of the least known and most fascinating animals of our backyard. The illustrated talk will include methods of identifying snakes, a bit about their biology,[...]
August 21, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Cocktails in Great Gardens - The Home of Lee Link @ Sharon | Connecticut | United States
Cocktails in Great Gardens have become some of the Berkshire Botanical Garden’s most popular summer events by offering guests to tour some of the most amazing private gardens that the Berkshire’s have to offer and[...]
Harvest Festival @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
October 10, 2015 – October 11, 2015 all-day
Harvest Festival @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Save the Date! This Year’s Harvest Festival will be held October 10th and 11th! About the Festival For generations the Harvest Festival has been a cherished tradition in the Berkshires. It is one of the[...]

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