Japanese Prints Gifted to the Clark

Prints date from 1832 to 1971
Sixty-three prints were gifted by long-time Clark docent Adele Rodbell of Richmond, Massachusetts. Click here to read the press release and here to read the Berkshire Eagle story.

Image: Kawase Hasui (Japanese, 1883–1957), Snow at Kiyomizu Hall, Ueno (detail), 1929. Clark Art Institute. Gift of the Rodbell Family Collection, 2014.16.28

Shadow and Light
wins book award

We're proud to announce that our book Shadow and Light: Tadao Ando at the Clark has won a Pinnacle Award for best in category (art books) in the Printing Industries of New England Awards of Excellence Competition. 

Mobile app for iPad now available!

Free download on iTunes
We're excited to launch ClarkArt Mobile for iPad! Engage with more than 150 works in the collection through in-depth audio, video, and interactive content; take an environmental sustainability tour of the campus; delve into the history of the Clark through an interactive timeline; plan your visit; and more!
Click here to download for free with iTunes.

Clark campus tops Yankee Magazine’s list

Yankee Magazine just named the Clark "Best Museum Campus" in its 2015 Best of New England awards. We're honored!

Bierstadt Painting
on View

Through Sunday, July 19
Come see Albert Bierstadt's magnificent Puget Sound on the Pacific Coast, on loan from the Seattle Art Museum as the result of a friendly Super Bowl rivalry with the Clark.

Van Gogh and Nature
and
Whistler’s Mother

This summer promises to be an exciting one as we welcome Van Gogh and Nature on June 14, featuring fifty paintings and drawings from thirty museums and private collections around the world, and Whistler's Mother: Grey, Black, and White on July 4, featuring James McNeill Whistler's iconic portrait and twenty-five additional works by the artist.

Yoga for Seniors

Tuesdays, May 26 and
June 2, 11 am
Join certified yoga instructor Mary Edgerton for a three-week class specifically designed for seniors. Stretch and tone muscles, explore greater mobility, and improve balance. $30 for all three classes ($20 members) or drop in for $12 per class ($8 members). Click here to register for the May 26 class and here for the June 2 class. 

Looking at Lunchtime: Bacchus and Ariadne

Thursday, June 11
12:30 pm
Michael Cassin, director of the Center for Education in the Visual Arts, discusses Jules Dalou's sculpture Bacchus and Ariadne.

Van Gogh and Nature Opening Celebration

Saturday, June 13
7 pm
Please join us for a special evening of cuisine, chansons, et champagne as we celebrate the opening of Van Gogh and Nature. Tickets are $125 ($100 members). Click here to reserve or call 413 458 0524.

Opening Lecture:
Van Gogh and Nature

Sunday, June 14
11 am and 3 pm
The Clark welcomes the three curators who created Van Gogh and Nature: Richard Kendall, curator at large at the Clark; Chris Stolwijk, director of RKD/Netherlands Institute for Art History; and Sjraar van Heugten, independent art historian. The speakers will discuss Van Gogh's preoccupation with the natural world and his passion for reading.