The Berkshire Museum agreed to pay its former executive director $92,000 to leave his post last June, a month after the institution sold a dozen of its most valuable works.
With the fall election campaign heating up, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey was in the Berkshires Monday.
The board of trustees of the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, has announced that two works will be auctioned at Sotheby’s American art auction set to take place in New York on November 16.
We release this statement on the eve of the September 4th Boston Appeals Court hearing on the precedent-setting case regarding the Berkshire Museum’s decision to sell its valuable art collection and disregard its original mission.
Lawyers for the Berkshire Museum aren’t quite done defending its art sales — even as those transactions near completion.
The Berkshire Museum had commissioned his work at the entrance, the foyer, and in three other locations. But now, Patti doesn’t feel that the museum values local artists.
Save the Art to Host July 14th Rally Calling on Museum to Halt Further Sales of Art, Increase Transparency
Press Release – Save the ArtJuly 14, 2018 Save the Art – Save the Museum invites the public to a July 14th rally in front of the Berkshire Museum at 39 South Street, Pittsfield, MA, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The protest rally will call...
Save the Art – Save the Museum invites the public to a July 14th rally in front of the Berkshire Museum at 39 South Street, Pittsfield, MA, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to protest further sales of art that continue to erode the museum’s founding mission.
Critics of the Berkshire Museum’s controversial deaccessioning plan have not given up on the fight to save the institution’s artworks.
After taking the helm at the Berkshire Museum in 2011, Van Shields surprised his new colleagues by talking about "monetizing" the Pittsfield institution's collection.