Cultural Activities

Culture and Theatre

The Berkshires offer a wealth of activities and destinations for every taste. While we are just a short walk from Tanglewood, we are also just a short drive from many local cultural attractions. Follow the links below to find out more about the highlights of the area.

Tanglewood Music Festival

The celebrated summer home of the world – famous Boston Symphony Orchestra, offering classical, pop and jazz performances under the stars, under the shed, and in the beautiful Ozawa Hall.

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

An internationally celebrated Summer center for dance, for audiences, students, scholars, professionals and the community.

Mass Moca – Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art 

A wide range of art and culture at this amazing venue. Music, dance, theatre, comedy

Berkshire Opera Festival

Full staged opera performances, also recitals and other related musical events

Norman Rockwell Museum

The most significant public collection of Rockwell’s work in the world, including 367 works of art and his original studio.

Barrington Stage Company

Repertory stage company located in Pittsfield, 15 minutes from Stonover Farm

Berkshire Theater Festival

The third oldest theater company in the nation.

Shakespeare & Company

Founded in 1978, the repertory company performs Shakespeare and new plays of social and political significance in three theaters, including the new Founders’ Theater with a lobby bar.

Edith Wharton's home

A 50-acre estate designed and built by Edith Wharton, including the restored mansion, gatehouse, stable, gardens and greenhouse.

Berkshire Museum

Exhibits of fine arts and ancient civilizations, programs for adults and children, and an aquarium.


A 26 – room mansion designed by the famed Stanford White and built in 1885 for the Choate family. See the family’s original porcelain, rugs, tapestries, antique furniture and magnificent gardens.


Herman Melville’s home and grounds, and the site where Moby Dick was written.


122-acre 1920′s summer home of Daniel Clark French, sculptor of the Lincoln Memorial.

Ventfort Hall

Ventfort Hall is a “Berkshire Cottage” built in 1893 by Sarah Spencer Morgan and her husband George Hale Morgan.