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

The Clark Named in Architectural Digest’s Top Ten Buzz-Worthy Museums

We made the list! Take a look at the top performers here

Try our multimedia guide—a new way to connect with art!

Multimedia guides are available at the admission desk for $5 (members $3). Or, download the Clark's free mobile app onto your smartphone using iTunes or Google Play™.

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.

Machine Age Modernism on View

Machine Age Modernism: Prints from the Daniel Cowin Collection is open through May 17. The exhibition features forty prints produced between World War I and World War II.

Image: Sybil Andrews, Sledgehammers (detail), 1933. Color linocut on paper. Daniel Cowin Collection © Glenbow, Calgary, 2014

Van Gogh and Nature
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.

Book Sale

Thursday, May 7 through Sunday, May 17, 10 am–5 pm (closed May 11)
The Clark Book Sale offers a wide selection of beautiful books discounted up to 80%. Kicking off the event on May 7, a "meet the author" session with environmental artist Pat Musick will be held at 3 pm. Click here for a full list of author and artist appearances.

The Williams Percussion Ensemble

Saturday, May 9, 4 pm
The Williams Percussion Ensemble, directed by Matthew Gold, presents John Luther Adams's Strange and Sacred Noise, a 70-minute immersion in the deep resonance of drums, gongs, marimbas, and sirens, performed around the Clark's reflecting pool. Rain date: Sunday, May 10, 3 pm.
Photo: John Luther Adams (Photo by Donald Lee)

Mother’s Day Brunch

Sunday, May 10, 10:30 am
Join us in Café 7 for an elegant brunch buffet featuring quiche, french toast, fresh fruit, pan seared salmon, carved ham, farro salad with herb grilled chicken, and more. $40 per guest ($37 members, $12 children ages 12 and under). Advance reservations required. Click here to reserve.


Food service in Café 7 will be unavailable until 2 pm on Sunday, May 10 to accommodate our Mother's Day brunch. We apologize for the inconvenience.