News & Events

GBHS 2016 summer schedule of events
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Save these dates! The Great Barrington Historical Society has some great programs planned for the summer. All events will take place at the Town Museum & Archive Education Center at the Truman Wheeler Farmstead, 817 South Main Street (Route 7), … Read More

HELP WANTED : P/T Executive Director
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The Great Barrington Historical Society is seeking a part-time executive director. The position requires leadership, public relations, grant writing and administration, fund development, people management, and organizational skills.┬áPlease send your cover letter and resume to info@gbhistory.org. A detailed job description … Read More

2 events in May: Lost Highways program & exhibit by Jim Bremer
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On Wednesday, May 18th, artist and photographer Jim Bremer, whose work recreates mid-century Americana through a romanticized view of the automobile, will discuss his photographs. The talk, presented by the Great Barrington Historical Society, also includes slides, and will take … Read More

Cocktail party & book lecture at the AIER mansion – Saturday, June 11th
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On Saturday, June 11th, the Great Barrington Historical Society will present a cocktail party, lecture, and tour of the beautiful AIER (American Institute of Economic Research) mansion at 250 Division Street in GB at 5:30pm. Join us for cocktails and … Read More

What’s new with the Dutch wagon house reconstruction? Plenty!
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Since our last update in November when we had just poured a new concrete foundation, our contractor, Lignum Vitae, has begun a multi-phase plan to restabilize the Dutch wagon house’s timber frame structure. Due to the weight of 3 layers … Read More

Free tours of the GBHS Town Museum & Headquarters at the Wheeler House
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The Great Barrington Historical Society is holding free tours of its Town Museum and Archive Education Center at the Captain Truman Wheeler House, 817 S. Main Street (Route 7), Great Barrington. Tours are held every Saturday from 10am to 2pm … Read More