CLARK ART INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES PARTICIPATION IN BANK OF AMERICA’S ‘MUSEUMS ON US’ PROGRAM

February 9, 2018
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Williamstown, Massachusetts—The Clark Art Institute is now a member of Bank of America’s “Museums on Us” program, providing cardholders with free admission on the first full weekend of each month.
 
Each Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or US Trust cardholder is allowed one free general admission to participating institutions on any eligible day. The program applies only to the first full weekend (consecutive Saturday and Sunday) of every month. Admission is non-transferable and for the cardholder only; guests of the cardholder do not receive free admission. Photo ID is required along with the valid credit or debit card.
 
Museums on Us is designed to provide a benefit to Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, and US Trust customers and increase access to the arts across the United States. Museums on Us offers free general admission to more than 150 museums in some 100 cities. The program brings new audiences and increased attention to participating organizations, which range from some of the nation’s most celebrated museums to regional gems and include art, science, and history museums, as well as other cultural institutions.
 
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. Free admission is available through several programs, including First Sundays Free; a local library pass program; EBT Card to Culture; Bank of America Museums on Us; and Blue Star Museums. For more information on these programs and more, visit clarkart.edu or call 413 458 2303.
 
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