Located in Pittsfield, MA, the Berkshire Museum was founded by paper magnate Zenas Crane and opened to the public in 1903. Today the museum provides visitors, both in-person and online, a gateway to the natural and cultural history of the Berkshires and the world through its collections, programs and exhibits. Collections are organized into four categories: art by named artists; material culture created by unnamed individuals for uses suited to the purposes and sensibilities of their time; living aquatic animals and plants; and inanimate natural objects.
With an annual budget of $3m, assets of $75m (not including collections and building), 16 active board members and 26 staff, the Berkshire Museum receives more than 20,000 visitors annually, serving 9,200 school age children and 950 member households, and has 5,000 digital visitors monthly. The Board seeks an experienced museum and education leader, with a strong track record presenting knowledge of art, natural history, science and culture to manage all curators, staff and volunteers, as well as collections, operations, exhibits, programs, systems and processes to ensure financial strength, efficient operations, and experiential education excellence.
For additional information or to apply, please contact Steven Oppenheim and Oscar Quiros at info[at]moppenheim[dot]com.