Recess: What to do the week of May 31


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The Graduate Program in the History of Art, sponsored jointly by Williams College and the Clark Art Institute, presents its 21st annual Spring Symposium from 9:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, in the Michael Conforti Pavilion at the Clark in Williamstown. The event is free and open to the public. Members of the 2016 masters of arts graduate class will present papers on wide array of topics, from broad themes to single works of art. Info:

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The Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge will at 5 p.m. on Saturday present, "Phoning It In: Staying Connected in a Pre-Digital Age." Explore the history of the telephone, as depicted in mid-century illustrations, with Paul Violette, founder of The New Hampshire Telephone Museum. The event is included with museum admission. Info/RSVP: 413-931-2221.

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The Taconic High School Chorus will present at 6 p.m., its annual Spring Concert, at Saint Mark's Church, 400 West St., in Pittsfield. The concert is free and open to the public, and the vocalists will present selections from its European tour this summer. Info:

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Pittsfield Shakespeare in the Park is accepting applications to its free, week-long "Camp Shakespeare." The program, focused on Shakespeare's "The Tempest," will enroll up to 14 youths between the ages of 9 and 13, and culminate in a public performance on the First Street Common. Camp dates are Monday through Friday, July 25-29, at the Boys & Girls Club of The Berkshires, 16 Melville St., Pittsfield. Info/registration:; or 413-367-4253.

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Scholarships are available for the youth summer camps of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts' Graduate and Continuing Education program. This includes funding from Northern Berkshire United Way for the Creative Writing camp, and Sabic funding for the Science and Robotics, Advanced Robotics, and Young Hacks camp programs.

Monday, June 6, is the deadline to apply for a scholarship. The camps take place during various weeks in July.

For complete details, visit, or conctact Barbara Emanuel, director of Graduate and Continuing Education, at or 413-662-5576.


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