DRAW BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON AT THE CLARK ART INSTITUTE’S STARRY NIGHT DRAWING NIGHT

For Immediate Release
August 14, 2015
 
Williamstown, Massachusetts—Come celebrate the full moon with a night of drawing under the stars at the Clark Art Institute on Friday, August 28 from 7–10 pm on the Moltz Terrace at the Lunder Center at Stone Hill on the Clark’s campus. In a nod to drawing en plein air as did Vincent van Gogh, the free class begins with a half-hour lesson from local artist Frank Gregory, followed by individual assistance in capturing a night scene. Light refreshments will be served.
 
Students will be provided with drawing boards and oil pastels. Please call 413 458 0410 to register. In the event of rain, this event will be canceled.
 
This program is supported by funding from the officers and employees of Allen & Company, Inc.
 
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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