STONE HILL HIKE AT CLARK ART INSTITUTE

For Immediate Release
July 15, 2016

Williamstown, MA—Jennifer Lovett, conservation biologist, artist, author, and nature journalist, leads a hike and journaling expedition of the Clark Art Institute’s trails on Saturday, July 30 at 10:30 am. Hikers should meet at the entrance to the Lunder Center on the Clark’s campus. The event is held in conjunction with the Clark’s summer exhibition Sensing Place: Reflecting on Stone Hill, on view through October 10, 2016.
 
People of all ages are invited to stop, look, ponder, and record the distinct details that make up Stone Hill. Journals and pencils will be provided; hikers are encouraged to wear shoes appropriate for hiking on the trails, which cover varied terrain. Free with admission.
 
Jennifer Lovett, a former art museum curator and art teacher, is a conservation biologist from Stamford, Vermont. She received her master’s degree in environmental studies with a concentration in conservation biology at Antioch University New England.
 
Sensing Place and its accompanying programs are generously supported by Herbert A. Allen, Jr.
 
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 in July and August, 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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