SAVE THE DATE: FREE FUN FRIDAY AT THE CLARK ART INSTITUTE

For Immediate Release
August 24, 2015

Williamstown, Massachusetts—The Clark Art Institute offers a day of fun and free admission on Friday, August 28 as part of the Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Friday initiative. Gallery admission is free to all.
 
For the seventh consecutive year, the Highland Street Foundation’s summer program provides no-cost admission to cultural institutions throughout Massachusetts. Venues include museums, historic houses, performing arts centers, and zoos. For a complete list of participating organizations, visit www.highlandstreet.org.
 
 
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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