LAST ‘SUMMER SUNDAYS’ PROGRAM TO BE HELD AT CLARK ART INSTITUTE

For Immediate Release
August 12, 2016
 
Williamstown, MA—The Clark Art Institute’s final “Summer Sundays” session will be held Sunday, August 28 from 1–4 pm on the Fernández Terrace. Spend an afternoon learning about El Siglo de Oro, the Golden Age of the Spanish nobility. In addition to art-making activities, Boston-based theater troupe Pazzi Lazzi performs three original scenarios in the commedia dell’arte style of theater presented at the royal court of King Philip II of Spain, collector of many works on view in the special exhibition Splendor, Myth, and Vision: Nudes from the Prado. The exhibition is on view through October 10, 2016.

Summer Sundays invites families to learn more about the culture of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Spain and celebrate the human body. Free with admission; certain activities are weather-dependent.

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, 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, 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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