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.

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  • Talk: Unveiling the Nude: The Story of Splendor, Myth, and Vision

    Miguel Falomir, deputy director of the Museo Nacional del Prado, Tom Loughman, director and CEO of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum...

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    Sat, Jun 11, 2016

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  • The Art of Flamenco

    One of Spain's greatest flamenco dancers, Belén Maya, presents a lecture and demonstration of the art of flamenco...

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    Sun, Jun 12, 2016

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  • Concert: The Four Nations Ensemble

    Join The Four Nations Ensemble for "The Nude: Sacred and Erotic," the second in a series of three...

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    Sat, Jun 18, 2016

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  • Talk: The Renaissance Nude

    University of Edinburgh art historian and Renaissance specialist Jill Burke explores the emergence and evolution of the nude in the...

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    Sun, Jun 19, 2016

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  • Father's Day Barbecue Buffet

    Bring Dad to an all-you-can-eat cookout buffet featuring hamburgers, hotdogs, barbecued chicken, cole slaw, and potato salad--plus beer tastings courtesy...

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    Sun, Jun 19, 2016

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  • Amenities: Accessible Facilities
  • Green Certified: LEED

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