FREE SUNDAY AT CLARK ART INSTITUTE FEATURES CALLIGRAPHY DEMONSTRATION

January 23, 2017
 
Williamstown, Massachusetts—Admission to the galleries is free at the Clark Art Institute on Sunday, February 5 as part of the Institute’s First Sundays Free program. Free activities from 1–4 pm include a demonstration by Ann Kremers, professional calligrapher and student of both eastern and western traditions. Kremers helps visitors hone their skills and create their own piece of hand-lettered art. All ages are welcome.

The program coincides with the Clark’s special exhibition, Japanese Impressions: Color Woodblock Prints from the Rodbell Family Collection, on view through April 2.

This program is supported by funding from the officers and employees of Allen & Company, Inc. First Sundays Free continues through May 7, 2017.

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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