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Jul
29
Tue
Fowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building @ Poultry House Gallery
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Poultry HouseAFowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building

Hancock Shaker Village will host a dual exhibition through summer 2014.  Photographer Paul Lange’s Fowl Portraits will be displayed along with Eric Korenman’s series, Ye Are God’s Building in the Poultry House Gallery from May 22 through August 24. All work is available for purchase.

An opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, May 22, from 4 to 6 pm in the Poultry House Gallery. The reception is free but an RSVP is required.  RSVP online or call 413.443.0188 x115.


Photos by Eric Korenman To view all the works please follow this link.


Photos by Paul Lange To view all the works please follow this link.

Young Shaker’s Tour
Jul 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm


See the Village through the eyes of a Shaker child! Accompanied by a costumed interpreter, families and children together enjoy a hands-on activity in the historic Brick Dwelling Kitchen.  The Young Shaker’s Tour continues with lessons and learning about a Shaker child’s day in the Schoolhouse, and a walk through the Round Stone Barn.  Complete the tour by visiting our animals in the barnyard with our farm staff.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a family tour, and an adult parent or chaperone must accompany their children on this tour. The cost is $15 per child. Adults accompanying a child on the tour may do so by adding $10 to their regular admission price, or $8 for HSV Member parents.
 

SCHEDULE: Tours are held daily from June 28, 2014 – August 31, 2014 at 11:00 am, and last approximately an hour and a half.

Jul
30
Wed
Fowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building @ Poultry House Gallery
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Poultry HouseAFowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building

Hancock Shaker Village will host a dual exhibition through summer 2014.  Photographer Paul Lange’s Fowl Portraits will be displayed along with Eric Korenman’s series, Ye Are God’s Building in the Poultry House Gallery from May 22 through August 24. All work is available for purchase.

An opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, May 22, from 4 to 6 pm in the Poultry House Gallery. The reception is free but an RSVP is required.  RSVP online or call 413.443.0188 x115.


Photos by Eric Korenman To view all the works please follow this link.


Photos by Paul Lange To view all the works please follow this link.

Young Shaker’s Tour
Jul 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm


See the Village through the eyes of a Shaker child! Accompanied by a costumed interpreter, families and children together enjoy a hands-on activity in the historic Brick Dwelling Kitchen.  The Young Shaker’s Tour continues with lessons and learning about a Shaker child’s day in the Schoolhouse, and a walk through the Round Stone Barn.  Complete the tour by visiting our animals in the barnyard with our farm staff.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a family tour, and an adult parent or chaperone must accompany their children on this tour. The cost is $15 per child. Adults accompanying a child on the tour may do so by adding $10 to their regular admission price, or $8 for HSV Member parents.
 

SCHEDULE: Tours are held daily from June 28, 2014 – August 31, 2014 at 11:00 am, and last approximately an hour and a half.

Jul
31
Thu
Fowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building @ Poultry House Gallery
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Poultry HouseAFowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building

Hancock Shaker Village will host a dual exhibition through summer 2014.  Photographer Paul Lange’s Fowl Portraits will be displayed along with Eric Korenman’s series, Ye Are God’s Building in the Poultry House Gallery from May 22 through August 24. All work is available for purchase.

An opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, May 22, from 4 to 6 pm in the Poultry House Gallery. The reception is free but an RSVP is required.  RSVP online or call 413.443.0188 x115.


Photos by Eric Korenman To view all the works please follow this link.


Photos by Paul Lange To view all the works please follow this link.

Young Shaker’s Tour
Jul 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm


See the Village through the eyes of a Shaker child! Accompanied by a costumed interpreter, families and children together enjoy a hands-on activity in the historic Brick Dwelling Kitchen.  The Young Shaker’s Tour continues with lessons and learning about a Shaker child’s day in the Schoolhouse, and a walk through the Round Stone Barn.  Complete the tour by visiting our animals in the barnyard with our farm staff.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a family tour, and an adult parent or chaperone must accompany their children on this tour. The cost is $15 per child. Adults accompanying a child on the tour may do so by adding $10 to their regular admission price, or $8 for HSV Member parents.
 

SCHEDULE: Tours are held daily from June 28, 2014 – August 31, 2014 at 11:00 am, and last approximately an hour and a half.

Aug
1
Fri
Fowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building @ Poultry House Gallery
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Poultry HouseAFowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building

Hancock Shaker Village will host a dual exhibition through summer 2014.  Photographer Paul Lange’s Fowl Portraits will be displayed along with Eric Korenman’s series, Ye Are God’s Building in the Poultry House Gallery from May 22 through August 24. All work is available for purchase.

An opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, May 22, from 4 to 6 pm in the Poultry House Gallery. The reception is free but an RSVP is required.  RSVP online or call 413.443.0188 x115.


Photos by Eric Korenman To view all the works please follow this link.


Photos by Paul Lange To view all the works please follow this link.

Free Fun Friday @ Hancock Shaker Village
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

F3_balloongraphics-01Join us on Friday, August 1, for FREE admittance to Hancock Shaker Village all day long. Extra activities, a water arc to help you cool off, and even a special Cafe menu in the Food Tent.

Young Shaker’s Tour
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm


See the Village through the eyes of a Shaker child! Accompanied by a costumed interpreter, families and children together enjoy a hands-on activity in the historic Brick Dwelling Kitchen.  The Young Shaker’s Tour continues with lessons and learning about a Shaker child’s day in the Schoolhouse, and a walk through the Round Stone Barn.  Complete the tour by visiting our animals in the barnyard with our farm staff.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a family tour, and an adult parent or chaperone must accompany their children on this tour. The cost is $15 per child. Adults accompanying a child on the tour may do so by adding $10 to their regular admission price, or $8 for HSV Member parents.
 

SCHEDULE: Tours are held daily from June 28, 2014 – August 31, 2014 at 11:00 am, and last approximately an hour and a half.

Aug
2
Sat
Age of Iron Blacksmithing Weekend
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Blacksmiths, representing Berkshire, Connecticut, the Capital District, and New England Blacksmith Guilds will showcase their art and artisanship with both historical and contemporary demonstrations of blacksmithing. Ironwork craftsmanship dating from the 17th to the 21st century, Japanese hardware, tool making, engraving, and Viking and Shaker forging are just a few of the techniques and styles that will be showcased. Beautiful handwrought items from the participating blacksmiths will also be available for purchase. Participants who make custom ironwork for the home will be available to discuss specific commissions. Many exhibitors will be dressed in period costume as they demonstrate using tools and equipment of the same time period.

Hancock Shaker Village ironwork will be highlighted with a special scavenger hunt for children, and interpretive talks pointing out Shaker metal work throughout the Village. Hancock Shaker Village’s blacksmith shop, which is staffed by skilled volunteer blacksmiths, will be open for tours and demonstrations.

Fowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building @ Poultry House Gallery
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Poultry HouseAFowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building

Hancock Shaker Village will host a dual exhibition through summer 2014.  Photographer Paul Lange’s Fowl Portraits will be displayed along with Eric Korenman’s series, Ye Are God’s Building in the Poultry House Gallery from May 22 through August 24. All work is available for purchase.

An opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, May 22, from 4 to 6 pm in the Poultry House Gallery. The reception is free but an RSVP is required.  RSVP online or call 413.443.0188 x115.


Photos by Eric Korenman To view all the works please follow this link.


Photos by Paul Lange To view all the works please follow this link.

Young Shaker’s Tour
Aug 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm


See the Village through the eyes of a Shaker child! Accompanied by a costumed interpreter, families and children together enjoy a hands-on activity in the historic Brick Dwelling Kitchen.  The Young Shaker’s Tour continues with lessons and learning about a Shaker child’s day in the Schoolhouse, and a walk through the Round Stone Barn.  Complete the tour by visiting our animals in the barnyard with our farm staff.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a family tour, and an adult parent or chaperone must accompany their children on this tour. The cost is $15 per child. Adults accompanying a child on the tour may do so by adding $10 to their regular admission price, or $8 for HSV Member parents.
 

SCHEDULE: Tours are held daily from June 28, 2014 – August 31, 2014 at 11:00 am, and last approximately an hour and a half.

Attics and Basements Tour
Aug 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm


From attics to basements, our All Access tour offers you the chance to get past those “Museum Staff Only” signs and peek into the nooks and crannies of rarely seen areas of our Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling and Trustees Office & Store. Get behind the scenes in some of HSV’s most significant historic buildings, learning about the Shakers’ architecture and material culture. Tour Ticket includes general Village admission for the whole day!

 

SCHEDULE:

Summer Tours:  Saturdays and Sundays from July 5, 2014 through August 31, 2014 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm.

Fall Tours:  Saturdays and Sundays from October 4, 2014 through November 2, 2014 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm.

Aug
3
Sun
Age of Iron Blacksmithing Weekend
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Blacksmiths, representing Berkshire, Connecticut, the Capital District, and New England Blacksmith Guilds will showcase their art and artisanship with both historical and contemporary demonstrations of blacksmithing. Ironwork craftsmanship dating from the 17th to the 21st century, Japanese hardware, tool making, engraving, and Viking and Shaker forging are just a few of the techniques and styles that will be showcased. Beautiful handwrought items from the participating blacksmiths will also be available for purchase. Participants who make custom ironwork for the home will be available to discuss specific commissions. Many exhibitors will be dressed in period costume as they demonstrate using tools and equipment of the same time period.

Hancock Shaker Village ironwork will be highlighted with a special scavenger hunt for children, and interpretive talks pointing out Shaker metal work throughout the Village. Hancock Shaker Village’s blacksmith shop, which is staffed by skilled volunteer blacksmiths, will be open for tours and demonstrations.

Fowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building @ Poultry House Gallery
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Poultry HouseAFowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building

Hancock Shaker Village will host a dual exhibition through summer 2014.  Photographer Paul Lange’s Fowl Portraits will be displayed along with Eric Korenman’s series, Ye Are God’s Building in the Poultry House Gallery from May 22 through August 24. All work is available for purchase.

An opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, May 22, from 4 to 6 pm in the Poultry House Gallery. The reception is free but an RSVP is required.  RSVP online or call 413.443.0188 x115.


Photos by Eric Korenman To view all the works please follow this link.


Photos by Paul Lange To view all the works please follow this link.

Young Shaker’s Tour
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm


See the Village through the eyes of a Shaker child! Accompanied by a costumed interpreter, families and children together enjoy a hands-on activity in the historic Brick Dwelling Kitchen.  The Young Shaker’s Tour continues with lessons and learning about a Shaker child’s day in the Schoolhouse, and a walk through the Round Stone Barn.  Complete the tour by visiting our animals in the barnyard with our farm staff.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a family tour, and an adult parent or chaperone must accompany their children on this tour. The cost is $15 per child. Adults accompanying a child on the tour may do so by adding $10 to their regular admission price, or $8 for HSV Member parents.
 

SCHEDULE: Tours are held daily from June 28, 2014 – August 31, 2014 at 11:00 am, and last approximately an hour and a half.

Attics and Basements Tour
Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm


From attics to basements, our All Access tour offers you the chance to get past those “Museum Staff Only” signs and peek into the nooks and crannies of rarely seen areas of our Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling and Trustees Office & Store. Get behind the scenes in some of HSV’s most significant historic buildings, learning about the Shakers’ architecture and material culture. Tour Ticket includes general Village admission for the whole day!

 

SCHEDULE:

Summer Tours:  Saturdays and Sundays from July 5, 2014 through August 31, 2014 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm.

Fall Tours:  Saturdays and Sundays from October 4, 2014 through November 2, 2014 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm.

Aug
4
Mon
Fowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building @ Poultry House Gallery
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Poultry HouseAFowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building

Hancock Shaker Village will host a dual exhibition through summer 2014.  Photographer Paul Lange’s Fowl Portraits will be displayed along with Eric Korenman’s series, Ye Are God’s Building in the Poultry House Gallery from May 22 through August 24. All work is available for purchase.

An opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, May 22, from 4 to 6 pm in the Poultry House Gallery. The reception is free but an RSVP is required.  RSVP online or call 413.443.0188 x115.


Photos by Eric Korenman To view all the works please follow this link.


Photos by Paul Lange To view all the works please follow this link.

Young Shaker’s Tour
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm


See the Village through the eyes of a Shaker child! Accompanied by a costumed interpreter, families and children together enjoy a hands-on activity in the historic Brick Dwelling Kitchen.  The Young Shaker’s Tour continues with lessons and learning about a Shaker child’s day in the Schoolhouse, and a walk through the Round Stone Barn.  Complete the tour by visiting our animals in the barnyard with our farm staff.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a family tour, and an adult parent or chaperone must accompany their children on this tour. The cost is $15 per child. Adults accompanying a child on the tour may do so by adding $10 to their regular admission price, or $8 for HSV Member parents.
 

SCHEDULE: Tours are held daily from June 28, 2014 – August 31, 2014 at 11:00 am, and last approximately an hour and a half.

Aug
5
Tue
Fowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building @ Poultry House Gallery
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Poultry HouseAFowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building

Hancock Shaker Village will host a dual exhibition through summer 2014.  Photographer Paul Lange’s Fowl Portraits will be displayed along with Eric Korenman’s series, Ye Are God’s Building in the Poultry House Gallery from May 22 through August 24. All work is available for purchase.

An opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, May 22, from 4 to 6 pm in the Poultry House Gallery. The reception is free but an RSVP is required.  RSVP online or call 413.443.0188 x115.


Photos by Eric Korenman To view all the works please follow this link.


Photos by Paul Lange To view all the works please follow this link.

Jul
29
Tue
Fowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building @ Poultry House Gallery
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Poultry HouseAFowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building

Hancock Shaker Village will host a dual exhibition through summer 2014.  Photographer Paul Lange’s Fowl Portraits will be displayed along with Eric Korenman’s series, Ye Are God’s Building in the Poultry House Gallery from May 22 through August 24. All work is available for purchase.

An opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, May 22, from 4 to 6 pm in the Poultry House Gallery. The reception is free but an RSVP is required.  RSVP online or call 413.443.0188 x115.


Photos by Eric Korenman To view all the works please follow this link.


Photos by Paul Lange To view all the works please follow this link.

Young Shaker’s Tour
Jul 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm


See the Village through the eyes of a Shaker child! Accompanied by a costumed interpreter, families and children together enjoy a hands-on activity in the historic Brick Dwelling Kitchen.  The Young Shaker’s Tour continues with lessons and learning about a Shaker child’s day in the Schoolhouse, and a walk through the Round Stone Barn.  Complete the tour by visiting our animals in the barnyard with our farm staff.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a family tour, and an adult parent or chaperone must accompany their children on this tour. The cost is $15 per child. Adults accompanying a child on the tour may do so by adding $10 to their regular admission price, or $8 for HSV Member parents.
 

SCHEDULE: Tours are held daily from June 28, 2014 – August 31, 2014 at 11:00 am, and last approximately an hour and a half.

Jul
30
Wed
Fowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building @ Poultry House Gallery
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Poultry HouseAFowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building

Hancock Shaker Village will host a dual exhibition through summer 2014.  Photographer Paul Lange’s Fowl Portraits will be displayed along with Eric Korenman’s series, Ye Are God’s Building in the Poultry House Gallery from May 22 through August 24. All work is available for purchase.

An opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, May 22, from 4 to 6 pm in the Poultry House Gallery. The reception is free but an RSVP is required.  RSVP online or call 413.443.0188 x115.


Photos by Eric Korenman To view all the works please follow this link.


Photos by Paul Lange To view all the works please follow this link.

Young Shaker’s Tour
Jul 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm


See the Village through the eyes of a Shaker child! Accompanied by a costumed interpreter, families and children together enjoy a hands-on activity in the historic Brick Dwelling Kitchen.  The Young Shaker’s Tour continues with lessons and learning about a Shaker child’s day in the Schoolhouse, and a walk through the Round Stone Barn.  Complete the tour by visiting our animals in the barnyard with our farm staff.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a family tour, and an adult parent or chaperone must accompany their children on this tour. The cost is $15 per child. Adults accompanying a child on the tour may do so by adding $10 to their regular admission price, or $8 for HSV Member parents.
 

SCHEDULE: Tours are held daily from June 28, 2014 – August 31, 2014 at 11:00 am, and last approximately an hour and a half.

Jul
31
Thu
Fowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building @ Poultry House Gallery
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Poultry HouseAFowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building

Hancock Shaker Village will host a dual exhibition through summer 2014.  Photographer Paul Lange’s Fowl Portraits will be displayed along with Eric Korenman’s series, Ye Are God’s Building in the Poultry House Gallery from May 22 through August 24. All work is available for purchase.

An opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, May 22, from 4 to 6 pm in the Poultry House Gallery. The reception is free but an RSVP is required.  RSVP online or call 413.443.0188 x115.


Photos by Eric Korenman To view all the works please follow this link.


Photos by Paul Lange To view all the works please follow this link.

Young Shaker’s Tour
Jul 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm


See the Village through the eyes of a Shaker child! Accompanied by a costumed interpreter, families and children together enjoy a hands-on activity in the historic Brick Dwelling Kitchen.  The Young Shaker’s Tour continues with lessons and learning about a Shaker child’s day in the Schoolhouse, and a walk through the Round Stone Barn.  Complete the tour by visiting our animals in the barnyard with our farm staff.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a family tour, and an adult parent or chaperone must accompany their children on this tour. The cost is $15 per child. Adults accompanying a child on the tour may do so by adding $10 to their regular admission price, or $8 for HSV Member parents.
 

SCHEDULE: Tours are held daily from June 28, 2014 – August 31, 2014 at 11:00 am, and last approximately an hour and a half.

Aug
1
Fri
Fowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building @ Poultry House Gallery
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Poultry HouseAFowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building

Hancock Shaker Village will host a dual exhibition through summer 2014.  Photographer Paul Lange’s Fowl Portraits will be displayed along with Eric Korenman’s series, Ye Are God’s Building in the Poultry House Gallery from May 22 through August 24. All work is available for purchase.

An opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, May 22, from 4 to 6 pm in the Poultry House Gallery. The reception is free but an RSVP is required.  RSVP online or call 413.443.0188 x115.


Photos by Eric Korenman To view all the works please follow this link.


Photos by Paul Lange To view all the works please follow this link.

Free Fun Friday @ Hancock Shaker Village
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

F3_balloongraphics-01Join us on Friday, August 1, for FREE admittance to Hancock Shaker Village all day long. Extra activities, a water arc to help you cool off, and even a special Cafe menu in the Food Tent.

Young Shaker’s Tour
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm


See the Village through the eyes of a Shaker child! Accompanied by a costumed interpreter, families and children together enjoy a hands-on activity in the historic Brick Dwelling Kitchen.  The Young Shaker’s Tour continues with lessons and learning about a Shaker child’s day in the Schoolhouse, and a walk through the Round Stone Barn.  Complete the tour by visiting our animals in the barnyard with our farm staff.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a family tour, and an adult parent or chaperone must accompany their children on this tour. The cost is $15 per child. Adults accompanying a child on the tour may do so by adding $10 to their regular admission price, or $8 for HSV Member parents.
 

SCHEDULE: Tours are held daily from June 28, 2014 – August 31, 2014 at 11:00 am, and last approximately an hour and a half.

Aug
2
Sat
Age of Iron Blacksmithing Weekend
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Blacksmiths, representing Berkshire, Connecticut, the Capital District, and New England Blacksmith Guilds will showcase their art and artisanship with both historical and contemporary demonstrations of blacksmithing. Ironwork craftsmanship dating from the 17th to the 21st century, Japanese hardware, tool making, engraving, and Viking and Shaker forging are just a few of the techniques and styles that will be showcased. Beautiful handwrought items from the participating blacksmiths will also be available for purchase. Participants who make custom ironwork for the home will be available to discuss specific commissions. Many exhibitors will be dressed in period costume as they demonstrate using tools and equipment of the same time period.

Hancock Shaker Village ironwork will be highlighted with a special scavenger hunt for children, and interpretive talks pointing out Shaker metal work throughout the Village. Hancock Shaker Village’s blacksmith shop, which is staffed by skilled volunteer blacksmiths, will be open for tours and demonstrations.

Fowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building @ Poultry House Gallery
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Poultry HouseAFowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building

Hancock Shaker Village will host a dual exhibition through summer 2014.  Photographer Paul Lange’s Fowl Portraits will be displayed along with Eric Korenman’s series, Ye Are God’s Building in the Poultry House Gallery from May 22 through August 24. All work is available for purchase.

An opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, May 22, from 4 to 6 pm in the Poultry House Gallery. The reception is free but an RSVP is required.  RSVP online or call 413.443.0188 x115.


Photos by Eric Korenman To view all the works please follow this link.


Photos by Paul Lange To view all the works please follow this link.

Young Shaker’s Tour
Aug 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm


See the Village through the eyes of a Shaker child! Accompanied by a costumed interpreter, families and children together enjoy a hands-on activity in the historic Brick Dwelling Kitchen.  The Young Shaker’s Tour continues with lessons and learning about a Shaker child’s day in the Schoolhouse, and a walk through the Round Stone Barn.  Complete the tour by visiting our animals in the barnyard with our farm staff.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a family tour, and an adult parent or chaperone must accompany their children on this tour. The cost is $15 per child. Adults accompanying a child on the tour may do so by adding $10 to their regular admission price, or $8 for HSV Member parents.
 

SCHEDULE: Tours are held daily from June 28, 2014 – August 31, 2014 at 11:00 am, and last approximately an hour and a half.

Attics and Basements Tour
Aug 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm


From attics to basements, our All Access tour offers you the chance to get past those “Museum Staff Only” signs and peek into the nooks and crannies of rarely seen areas of our Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling and Trustees Office & Store. Get behind the scenes in some of HSV’s most significant historic buildings, learning about the Shakers’ architecture and material culture. Tour Ticket includes general Village admission for the whole day!

 

SCHEDULE:

Summer Tours:  Saturdays and Sundays from July 5, 2014 through August 31, 2014 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm.

Fall Tours:  Saturdays and Sundays from October 4, 2014 through November 2, 2014 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm.

Aug
3
Sun
Age of Iron Blacksmithing Weekend
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Blacksmiths, representing Berkshire, Connecticut, the Capital District, and New England Blacksmith Guilds will showcase their art and artisanship with both historical and contemporary demonstrations of blacksmithing. Ironwork craftsmanship dating from the 17th to the 21st century, Japanese hardware, tool making, engraving, and Viking and Shaker forging are just a few of the techniques and styles that will be showcased. Beautiful handwrought items from the participating blacksmiths will also be available for purchase. Participants who make custom ironwork for the home will be available to discuss specific commissions. Many exhibitors will be dressed in period costume as they demonstrate using tools and equipment of the same time period.

Hancock Shaker Village ironwork will be highlighted with a special scavenger hunt for children, and interpretive talks pointing out Shaker metal work throughout the Village. Hancock Shaker Village’s blacksmith shop, which is staffed by skilled volunteer blacksmiths, will be open for tours and demonstrations.

Fowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building @ Poultry House Gallery
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Poultry HouseAFowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building

Hancock Shaker Village will host a dual exhibition through summer 2014.  Photographer Paul Lange’s Fowl Portraits will be displayed along with Eric Korenman’s series, Ye Are God’s Building in the Poultry House Gallery from May 22 through August 24. All work is available for purchase.

An opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, May 22, from 4 to 6 pm in the Poultry House Gallery. The reception is free but an RSVP is required.  RSVP online or call 413.443.0188 x115.


Photos by Eric Korenman To view all the works please follow this link.


Photos by Paul Lange To view all the works please follow this link.

Young Shaker’s Tour
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm


See the Village through the eyes of a Shaker child! Accompanied by a costumed interpreter, families and children together enjoy a hands-on activity in the historic Brick Dwelling Kitchen.  The Young Shaker’s Tour continues with lessons and learning about a Shaker child’s day in the Schoolhouse, and a walk through the Round Stone Barn.  Complete the tour by visiting our animals in the barnyard with our farm staff.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a family tour, and an adult parent or chaperone must accompany their children on this tour. The cost is $15 per child. Adults accompanying a child on the tour may do so by adding $10 to their regular admission price, or $8 for HSV Member parents.
 

SCHEDULE: Tours are held daily from June 28, 2014 – August 31, 2014 at 11:00 am, and last approximately an hour and a half.

Attics and Basements Tour
Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm


From attics to basements, our All Access tour offers you the chance to get past those “Museum Staff Only” signs and peek into the nooks and crannies of rarely seen areas of our Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling and Trustees Office & Store. Get behind the scenes in some of HSV’s most significant historic buildings, learning about the Shakers’ architecture and material culture. Tour Ticket includes general Village admission for the whole day!

 

SCHEDULE:

Summer Tours:  Saturdays and Sundays from July 5, 2014 through August 31, 2014 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm.

Fall Tours:  Saturdays and Sundays from October 4, 2014 through November 2, 2014 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm.

Aug
4
Mon
Fowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building @ Poultry House Gallery
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Poultry HouseAFowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building

Hancock Shaker Village will host a dual exhibition through summer 2014.  Photographer Paul Lange’s Fowl Portraits will be displayed along with Eric Korenman’s series, Ye Are God’s Building in the Poultry House Gallery from May 22 through August 24. All work is available for purchase.

An opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, May 22, from 4 to 6 pm in the Poultry House Gallery. The reception is free but an RSVP is required.  RSVP online or call 413.443.0188 x115.


Photos by Eric Korenman To view all the works please follow this link.


Photos by Paul Lange To view all the works please follow this link.

Young Shaker’s Tour
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm


See the Village through the eyes of a Shaker child! Accompanied by a costumed interpreter, families and children together enjoy a hands-on activity in the historic Brick Dwelling Kitchen.  The Young Shaker’s Tour continues with lessons and learning about a Shaker child’s day in the Schoolhouse, and a walk through the Round Stone Barn.  Complete the tour by visiting our animals in the barnyard with our farm staff.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a family tour, and an adult parent or chaperone must accompany their children on this tour. The cost is $15 per child. Adults accompanying a child on the tour may do so by adding $10 to their regular admission price, or $8 for HSV Member parents.
 

SCHEDULE: Tours are held daily from June 28, 2014 – August 31, 2014 at 11:00 am, and last approximately an hour and a half.

Aug
5
Tue
Fowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building @ Poultry House Gallery
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Poultry HouseAFowl Portraits/Ye Are God’s Building

Hancock Shaker Village will host a dual exhibition through summer 2014.  Photographer Paul Lange’s Fowl Portraits will be displayed along with Eric Korenman’s series, Ye Are God’s Building in the Poultry House Gallery from May 22 through August 24. All work is available for purchase.

An opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, May 22, from 4 to 6 pm in the Poultry House Gallery. The reception is free but an RSVP is required.  RSVP online or call 413.443.0188 x115.


Photos by Eric Korenman To view all the works please follow this link.


Photos by Paul Lange To view all the works please follow this link.