Save the Art – Save the Museum Group to Hold Fundraising Social and Protest Rally This Week

Press Release – Save the Art
October 23, 2017

With the Berkshire Museum’s plans to send 40 artworks to auction next month (now facing a court challenge)Save the Art – Save the Museum will hold two public events this week to support efforts against the sale. On Thursday, Oct. 26, a Fundraising Social will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. at Wandering Star Craft Brewery in Pittsfield. On Saturday, Oct. 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the sidewalk outside the Berkshire Museum on South Street in Pittsfield, Save the Art will hold its third public rally to “pause” the sale.

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Save the Art – Save the Museum Citizens Group Determined to Stop Berkshire Museum’s Sale of 40 Important Artworks Launches Crowd-funding Campaign to Save the ART!

Press Release – Save the Art
October 12, 2017

Raising its bid to halt the Berkshire Museum’s plan to sell-off 40 of its most important artworks—including two irreplaceable Norman Rockwell paintings donated to the Museum for the people of Berkshire County by the artist himself—Save the Art – Save the Museum, a community-based grassroots movement, announced today that it has launched a GoFundMe campaign to underwrite legal action on behalf of Pittsfield’s and the Berkshires’ cultural heritage.

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