CLARK ART INSTITUTE TO EXTEND HOURS OVER LABOR DAY WEEKEND

For Immediate Release
August 26, 2015
 
Williamstown, Massachusetts—The Clark Art Institute has announced extended hours for its popular Van Gogh and Nature exhibition over the Labor Day weekend: Friday, September 4, 10 am–8 pm; Saturday, September 5, 9 am–5 pm; and Sunday, September 6, 9 am–5 pm.
 
The extended hours apply only to the Van Gogh and Nature exhibition, which is located in the Clark Center. The permanent collection galleries in the Museum Building and the Whistler’s Mother: Grey, Black, and White exhibition in the Lunder Center at Stone Hill galleries will be open regular hours, 10 am–5 pm.
 
Dining hours will also be extended: On Friday, September 4, Francine’s and Café 7 will be open until 8 pm; on Saturday, September 5 and Sunday, September 6, Francine’s will open at 9 am.
 
ABOUT THE CLARK
 
The Clark Art Institute, located in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, is one of a small number of institutions globally that is both an art museum and a center for research, critical discussion, and higher education in the visual arts. Opened in 1955, the Clark houses exceptional European and American paintings and sculpture, extensive collections of master prints and drawings, English silver, and early photography. Acting as convener through its Research and Academic Program, the Clark gathers an international community of scholars to participate in a lively program of conferences, colloquia, and workshops on topics of vital importance to the visual arts. The Clark library, open to the public with more than 240,000 volumes, is one of the nation’s premier art history libraries. The Clark also houses and co-sponsors the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art.
 
The Clark is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Galleries are open daily in July and August, 10 am to 5 pm; open September through June, Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm. Admission is $20; free year-round for Clark members, children 18 and younger, and students with valid ID. For more information, visit clarkart.edu or call 413 458 2303.
 
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