Japanese Prints Gifted to the Clark

Prints date from 1832 to 1971
Sixty-three prints were gifted by long-time Clark docent Adele Rodbell of Richmond, Massachusetts. Click here to read the press release and here to read the Berkshire Eagle story.

Image: Kawase Hasui (Japanese, 1883–1957), Snow at Kiyomizu Hall, Ueno (detail), 1929. Clark Art Institute. Gift of the Rodbell Family Collection, 2014.16.28

Artist, Author Molly Hatch Presents Slate of Events

Sunday, April 19, 1:30–5 pm
Join Berkshires artist Molly Hatch for a tea in Café 7 at 1:30 pm ($25/$23 members; click here to reserve tickets), an author's book talk with curator Kathleen Morris at 3 pm in the Clark Center; and a book signing in the Museum Store at 4 pm. Teacups, custom mugs, and original artwork will be available for sale.

March Madness Becomes Art Madness

March Madness has begun—museum style! Our friends at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo have created a competition among 16 museums for the fan favorite artwork. Click here to download and print your bracket. Share a pic on Facebook or Twitter! Click here to vote online for the daily contest (voting ends at 11 am each day). 

Iconic American Painting ‘Whistler’s Mother’ Arrives July 4

James McNeill Whistler's Arrangement in Gray and Black No. 1 (Portrait of the Artist’s Mother), familiarly known as Whistler's Mother, will be on view at the Clark July 4–September 15. Read Sebastian Smee's Boston Globe article here.

The Clark Named in Architectural Digest's Top Ten Buzz-Worthy Museums

We made the list! Take a look at the top performers here

Machine Age Modernism
Now Open!

Machine Age Modernism: Prints from the Daniel Cowin Collection is open through May 17. The exhibition features forty prints produced between World War I and World War II.

Image: Sybil Andrews, Sledgehammers (detail), 1933. Color linocut on paper. Daniel Cowin Collection © Glenbow, Calgary, 2014

Looking at Lunchtime:
Machine Age Modernism

Thursday, April 9, 12:30 pm
Join curatorial assistant Megan Kosinski in the special exhibition galleries for a highlights tour of the Machine Age Modernism exhibition.

Image: Lill Tschudi, Ice Hockey (detail), 1933 (USA ed. 1950). Daniel Cowin Collection © Estate of Lill Tschudi

What Americans Can Learn about the Race Discussion from South Africa

Thursday, April 9, 5 pm
Artist Farieda Nazier of the University of Johannesburg explores activism and how the visual arts can be used to invoke, evoke, or provoke critical dialogue around shared experiences. 
Clark Center, West Pavilion

Performing Artists in Residence Concert

Sunday, April 12, 4 pm
Violinist Colin Jacobsen, violist Nicholas Cords, and cellist Edward Arron present a performance of Heinrich Biber's Passacaglia in G Minor for Solo Violin and Johann Sebastian Bach's Goldberg Variations. An artists' reception follows the performance. Click here to purchase tickets.