Imagine a place in the heart of New England…

where you can stay close to everything in vibrant villages and city centers, and also find yourself next to nothing in the great outdoors. Imagine a unique region where year-round outdoor recreation opportunities meet a vibrant art, culture, and dining scene; where you’ll get your fill of outdoor adventure by day, and explore spirited downtowns by night…all within a few minutes drive.

Imagine yourself in Western Massachusetts.

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There’s always plenty going on in Western Massachusetts! Check out our calendar for the latest happenings and events.

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Upcoming Events

January 2020

You Are Here: A Juried Community Art Exhibit

Work by regional artists in multiple media exploring maps, the significance of place, and movement across boundaries, curated by Exploded View. Where do you live? Where are you from? Where do you dream? How do you find your way? Where are your borders? Do maps lie? During these two months, you may also come upon members of Exploded View working in various corners of the building. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Montague Cultural Council,…

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Exploded View Presents: Write Here!

Brown bag generative writing workshop using the Discovery Center as a prompt. Bring your lunch and stay for part or all of the workshop.

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You Are Here: A Juried Community Art Exhibit

Work by regional artists in multiple media exploring maps, the significance of place, and movement across boundaries, curated by Exploded View. Where do you live? Where are you from? Where do you dream? How do you find your way? Where are your borders? Do maps lie? During these two months, you may also come upon members of Exploded View working in various corners of the building. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Montague Cultural Council,…

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Kidleidoscope Story Hour

Come learn about our wildlife neighbors who share our home in the Connecticut River Watershed. Program includes a story, activities, and a craft to introduce young children to wildlife along the river. For ages 3-6, accompanied by an adult. Siblings and friends welcome. 1/3: Winter Bugs; 1/10: Eagles; 1/24: Moose; 1/31: Groundhogs

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February 2020

You Are Here: A Juried Community Art Exhibit

Work by regional artists in multiple media exploring maps, the significance of place, and movement across boundaries, curated by Exploded View. Where do you live? Where are you from? Where do you dream? How do you find your way? Where are your borders? Do maps lie? During these two months, you may also come upon members of Exploded View working in various corners of the building. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Montague Cultural Council,…

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Contact

Hampshire County Regional Tourism Council
99 Pleasant Street
Northampton, MA 01060
413-584-1900

Franklin County Regional Tourism Council
395 Main Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-773-5463