Visiting Our Campus
During COVID-19

The Welcome Center is now closed for the season. In addition, there is no public access to restrooms on-site after August 30. The Archives may be visited by appointment. All appointments must be made in advance (see below). Although our grounds are open to enjoy, we are not currently offering any 2020 programming on site. No performance spaces or studios will be available for entry.

Before you visit, please scroll down to review the Frequently Asked Questions in the section below. Face masks are required at all times when on site, and social distancing is encouraged.

Your experience matters to us. It is our first priority to ensure all guests have a safe and enjoyable visit to Jacob’s Pillow. If you have a question or need assistance of any kind, please email us at [email protected] prior to your visit.


We are committed to providing an inclusive environment that cultivates the celebration of the art of dance and its positive impact on communities. We are dedicated to fostering a safe, comfortable, and enjoyable experience for everyone on our beautiful campus. You, as patrons and visitors of Jacob’s Pillow, are expected to contribute to our mutually respectful and welcoming community, supporting the world of dance and its citizens for generations to come.

In case of emergency, call the Becket Police Department at 413.623.6010.

What can I do on site?

ENJOY THE GROUNDS

Pack a picnic, grab your quaran-team, and enjoy our walking paths and dining on our outdoor tables. Our Great Lawn is available for (self-provided) lawn games, shade for afternoon reading, and space to spend in the open air. Please disinfect any surfaces you touch before and after you use, and take any garbage with you. 

 

VISIT THE ARCHIVES (appointment needed) 

The Jacob’s Pillow Archives will be open for visits by appointment. Visitors will be able to view videos from the past 88 seasons and peruse books and photographs. Please contact [email protected] or call 413-243-9919, ext. 152 to make an appointment. All appointments must be made in advance.

 

TAKE A SELFIE AT THE PILLOW ROCK 

Did you know every artist that has performed at Jacob’s Pillow has taken a Pillow Rock photo? Located behind Hunter House (white building across from the Pillow Store), see the rock which generated Jacob’s Pillow’s name. Share your selfie by tagging @jacobspillow for the chance to be featured on the Pillow’s social media. Learn more about the Pillow Rock here on YouTube.

 

TAKE A SELF-GUIDED TOUR 

Download a self-guided tour map and discover the history and legends of the Pillow’s beautiful and historic grounds. Outdoor tables are available throughout campus, as well as at Inside/Out (the Henry J. Leir Stage and Marcia & Seymour Simon Performance Space) to enjoy picnics and/or family time. Please dispose of trash in the receptacles provided before you exit. Our public WiFi network is ‘jacobspillow’

Can I access the Jacob's Pillow Archives?

The Jacob’s Pillow Archives will be open for visits by advance appointment. Please contact [email protected] or phone 413-243-9919, ext. 152 to make an appointment. Visitors will be able to view videos from the past 88 seasons and peruse books and photographs. Those who are unable to visit in person can engage online at danceinteractive.jacobspillow.org

Do I have to wear a facemask?

Yes, face masks are required to be worn on campus when CDC Social Distancing standards cannot be met. Please maintain a distance of 6 feet from those whom you have not been in close contact since the stay-at-home order was given.

Can I use the restroom?

After August 30, there is no public access to restrooms on-site.

Are dogs allowed on campus?

Yes. However, all animals must be on a leash at all times.