CLARK ART INSTITUTE INVITES FAMILIES TO ‘SUMMER SUNDAYS’

Weekly activities begin July 10

For Immediate Release
June 24, 2016
 
Williamstown, MA—On Sunday afternoons from July 10–August 28, families are invited to the Clark Art Institute learn more about the Golden Age of Spanish nobility and celebrate the human body, exploring themes central to the Clark’s summer exhibition, Splendor, Myth, and Vision: Nudes from the Prado.

From 1–4 pm, participants can join in activities such as body tracing, making a crown fit for a Spanish king, creating a wire sculpture, listening to Spanish music, learning Spanish dance, and more. Kicking off the series on Sunday, July 10 is a Spanish dance showcase with Small Planet Dancers, performing on the Fernández Terrace at 1:30 pm and 3 pm.

The schedule of events is as follows. For more information, visit clarkart.edu/events.

July 10 – Spanish Dance Showcase
July 17 – Toro! Toro! 
July 24 – Spanish Rhythms 
July 31 – Human Tower Expo
August 7 – Body, Art, and Soul
August 14 – Arts Alive
August 21 – Bodies in Motion 
August 28 – The Golden Age

Summer Sundays are free with admission; children under 18 and members are always free. 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 Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm; open daily in July and August. 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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