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The M.C. Escher Opening at Berkshire Museum

Rural Intelligence Parties and OpeningsCultural correspondent Bess J. M. Hochstein reports from Pittsfield: With its latest exhibition, Berkshire Museum has struck a popular vein. A large, enthusiastic, multigenerational crowd (including Ken & Laurie Green of Museum Facsimiles, left) turned out on Saturday, January 22, for the opening of M.C. Escher: Seeing the Unseen. It turns out the mind-bending graphic artist (1898-1972) has nearly universal appeal; his melding of real-world science and mathematics with the fantastically impossible engages viewers of all ages. During the opening day festivities, parents were able to share with their kids a first-hand experience with Escher’s visual trickster genius. The de rigueur accessory of the evening (apart from a warm winter jacket) was one of the large magnifying glasses dispersed throughout the galleries that gave visitors a closer look at how Escher worked his magic. The exhibition remains on view through May 22.

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Berkshire Museum executive director Stuart Chase with Arlene Schiff, executive director of the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires, and her husband, Gary Schiff of T.D. Wealth Management; Mary Nash, Dr. Nina Molin and laywer Diane DeGiacomo, who are planning a dance party benefit on March 5 to celebrate International Women’s Day.

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Choreographer Stefanie Lynx Weber and Studio Two web developer Russ Miller; interior designers Karen Cedar and Marlena Leonard.

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Stylist Tony Barnini with Rebecca Weinman; artists Michael Rousseau and Julio Granda.

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Katherine Casey and Katryn Geane of Jacob’s Pillow with Barrington Stage Company’s in-house power couple, Laura & Jeff Roudabush

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Megan Whilden and Storefront Artist Project vice president Colleen Quinn; Maddie Elling with her brother Jay Elling of Pittsfield Contemporary.

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Keith Babuszczak, assistant superintendant of the Pittsfield public schools, with his husband, Berkshire Museum’s Natural Science Coordinator Scott LaGreca; BCC student Anna Mann with Dennis Bogaevski.

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Rachel Beckwith, art librarian at Hampshire College, with Marianna Poutasse, an independent museum consultant; Hancock Shaker Village educator Danielle Steinmann and set designer Marsha Ginsberg, who created the environment for Habit an upcoming production at MASS MoCA.

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Yoga and dance teacher Antoinette Simms with Makiyla, Kiva & Seth Levy .

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