Clark Art Institute
The Clark is one of only a handful of institutions globally with a dual mission as an art museum and a distinguished center for research and higher education, dedicated to advancing and extending the public understanding of art.
225 South St., Williamstown, MA 01267
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The Clark Art Institute is best known for its French Impressionist paintings by Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Camille Pissarro, and especially Pierre-Auguste Renoir, with more than thirty paintings by the artist. The collection is also rich in American paintings by Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent, George Inness, Frederic Remington, and Mary Cassatt; Italian and Northern Renaissance masterpieces; portraits and landscapes by European masters; and an extraordinary collection of silver, porcelain, and furniture. In addition to its permanent collection, the Clark presents a series of special exhibitions. Open year-round, the museum links visitors to the striking landscape through a series of walking paths and trails; a tiered reflecting pool and outdoor terrace provide a relaxing view of the Berkshire hills.
Join certified yoga instructor Mary Edgerton for a unique experience at the Clark! Explore visualization techniques and meditation to reduce...
Tue, Oct 13, 2015
The Place of Art in an Artist's Biography: The Challenge of David Smith's "Medals for Dishonor"
Clark Fellow Michael Brenson presents, "The Place of Art in an Artist's Biography: The Challenge of David Smith's "...
Tue, Oct 20, 2015
A Concert of Three String Quartet Premieres
Williamstown composer Stephen Dankner presents a concert of three of his recently composed string quartets, all premieres. The quartets will...
Sun, Oct 25, 2015
An Eye for Excellence: Twenty Years of Collecting Lecture
Nearly one-quarter of the objects in the Clark's collection have been acquired in the past twenty years. During that time,...
Sun, Oct 25, 2015
Transcultural Objects: Islamic Art and Artist-Collector Networks, 1860-1890
Mary Roberts, Robert Sterling Clark Visiting Professor, Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art, presents "Transcultural Objects:...
Tue, Oct 27, 2015
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