The Berkshire Museum will celebrate the opening of its new exhibition, "Living Ink: The Art of Tattoos," from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 24.

The evening will feature snacks, a cash bar, temporary tattoos, and a presentation by an expert on 19th century Japanese tattoo art. This exhibition contains mild nudity.

Guest speaker is Sarah E. Thompson, curator of Japanese Art at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston and author of "Tattoos in Japanese Prints."

Visit for tickets. General admission is $25, $20 for members. Purchase includes hors d’oeuvres and one drink ticket for beer, wine or a soft drink. 

Jeannie Maschino can be reached at 413-496-6256 or

Community News Editor / Librarian

Jeannie Maschino is community news editor and librarian for The Berkshire Eagle. She has worked for the newspaper in various capacities since 1982 and joined the newsroom in 1989.