AIRY Calendar & Events

JULY 7 – AUGUST 14, 2022 –AIRY SEASON 15 (Summer)

THURSDAYS 3-5 PM – Friendship Skills Group I

SUNDAYS 11-1 PM – Friendship Skills Group II


JULY 2 – JAN 28, 2023Expressive Arts Leadership Group

SATURDAYS 3-5 PM- The Togetherness Project (twice a month)


2022 Events

July 16, 2022 – 10-12 pm – AIRY Book Release Party for AIRY Members and Parents at NUarts Studios

June 18, 2022 – 10 to 11 am – Meet the Author at The Colonial Theatre, 111 South St in downtown Pittsfield, MA – Marney Schorr will be signing and reading from her book in a small cafe setting open to the public

March 19, 2022 – 2-4 pm – LOVE YOURSELF III The Colonial Theatre in downtown Pittsfield.

Jan 15, 2022 2-3 pm – Youth Talk & Poetry Slam at CRUST Pizza

Jan 5 – Feb 15, 2022TOGETHERNESS Art Show at CRUST PIZZA

2021 Events

May 2021 – Art for Social Justice Project Virtual Art Show at MCLA

June-Aug 2021 – Art for Social Justice Project in person show and artists talk at Commonfolk, North Adams

2020 Events

February 2020 – Second Annual ¨Love Yourself¨ at the Colonial Theatre

August 2020 – AIRY Virtual Art Show June-August

June 2020 – AIRY Art in the Park

2019 Events

SUN, APRIL 14, 10 am, AIRY FILM SCREENING at Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave, Pittsfield.

APRIL 5, 2019, 5-8 pm

Myth and Nature, solo exhibition of AIRY member, Rachael Bentz at Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave, Pittsfield. 5-8 pm during First Fridays Artswalk. To view Rachaelś artwork see our menu page Youth Leadership for Success.

APRIL 5, 2019

Fostering Resilience and Connection. Berkshire County Suicide Prevention Conference, Crowne Plaza, Pittsfield. AIRY presentation co-facilitated by AIRY MCLA Interns Hunter Schrade and Kiara Bresett. For more info, see our For Professionals Page.

FEBRUARY 10, 2019

Love Yourself: In celebration of youth recovery and suicide prevention,564372?


DECEMBER 7, 2018

NUarts Holiday Celebration

AIRY and the community created holiday works of art with fabric weaves and cookie painting. For pics, visit NUarts at


At the Whitney Center for the Arts:

Fri, Oct 5th, “Hope is a Four Letter Word”, 5-8 pm (AIRY countywide  art show)

Sat, Oct  6th, Poetry Slam and Open Mic! Hosted by Caz and company, all are welcome.

At Unitarian Universalist Church (Pittsfield):

Fri, Nov 2, “Messages of Hope” opening reception, 5-8 pm (selected works by Marney Schorr and AIRY youth artists).

Sun, Nov 4, Community Artist Talk with Marney Schorr, 10 am during Sunday service (coffee and conversation at 9:30 am). Marney will share stories of hope and healing in the AIRY program and lead a community talk about solving youth suicide through faith and action.


“Hope is a Four Letter Word”
AIRY countywide art show featuring 22 young artists, paintings, masks, sculpture and written word. Works range from $5 to $250 and proceeds go to youth artists.

For viewing hours, contact:
Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave, Pittsfield MA
(413) 443-0289



MON SEPT 17, 6-8 pm
“Talk Saves Lives” and AIRY Parent Info Session at Bushnell-Sage Library, 48 Main St, Sheffield MA.

Details: Talk Saves Lives is a community-based presentation that covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide. Attendees will learn the risk and warning signs of suicide, and how together, we can help prevent it. Find out more at:


SUN SEPT 23, 1-7 pm
“Carpe Diem: Commemorating Life through Art & Music” at Adams Agricultural Fairgrounds, Adams MA.

Come out and enjoy a showcase of art, art-making, musicians and bands to raise money and awareness about suicide prevention. Artmaking: Altered Dollheads with AIRY. Music: Hill Haints, Leap The Dips, Pavlov’s Dogs, Immune Friction, Melissa Brinton Performing Musician & Sam Rosen, Forever Autumn, Grace Ida Marks and more. Artists include Katie Haig, the Funky Phoenix, NUarts Gallery & Studios and many more.

$10 Advanced / $15 at the door
$25 AIRY Supporter,$50 AIRY Angel. Get tickets here:


SAT SEPT 29, 9 am
“Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention” at Monument Mountain High School, Great Barrington MA

For more info, visit: