‘LOOKING AND LUNCHING’ AT CLARK ART INSTITUTE INVITES ART LOVERS FOR DISCUSSION OF BRITISH PHOTOGRAPH

For Immediate Release
December 1, 2016
 
Williamstown, Massachusetts—Art lovers are invited to take a closer look at a special object in the Clark’s collection with Looking and Lunching, an afternoon of focused investigation and friendly discussion, on Thursday, December 15 at noon. Jay A. Clarke, Manton Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, examines Amerapoora. A Street in the City, an 1855 salt print by British photographer Linnaeus Tripe.
 
Tickets are $20 ($15 members) and include admission to the galleries, careful observation and informal discussion of the print, and lunch provided by Café 7. Menu choices include tuna salad on a croissant or chicken caesar salad. Registration is required; to reserve, visit clarkart.edu or call 413 458 0524.

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, consisting of more than 270,000 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 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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