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"Vienna Willkommen" Family Day Schedule of Events

For Immediate Release

June 24, 2002

The Clark Art Institute will offer a wide variety of family activities celebrating the art and culture of Vienna on Sunday, July 21. Visitors are encouraged to park at Mount Greylock High School and take a free shuttle to the Clark grounds. Shuttles will operate from 10:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

11:00 a.m.
Berkshire Theatre Festival performance of The Magic Flute
Waltzing by the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Gallery talk of Gustav Klimt Landscapes and Vienna Project exhibitions

11:30 a.m.
Berkshire Opera performance of "Vienna in Song"

Noon
The Oberlaender Hofbrau band
Waltzing by the Albany Berkshire Ballet

1:00 p.m.
Interpretive Dance by Shakepeare & Company's Susan Dibble
Waltzing by the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Gallery talk of Gustav Klimt Landscapes and Vienna Project exhibitions

2:00 p.m.
Sound of Music sing-along
Waltzing by the Albany Berkshire Ballet

3:00 p.m.
The Oberlaender Hofbrau band
Waltzing by the Albany Berkshire Ballet
Gallery talk of Gustav Klimt Landscapes and Vienna Project exhibitions

All-day Activities:
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Gustav Klimt Landscapes, Josef Hoffmann: Homes of the Wittgensteins, Bernardo Bellotto: Views of Imperial Vienna, and Otto Wagner: The Academy of Fine Arts open

11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Art-making activities: landscape painting, cowbells, tissue paper flowers, architectural models

Silversmithing demonstrations by Stephen Smithers

"Freud Corner:" draw your dreams, make a dream journal, have your picture taken on "Freud's couch."

Rock-climbing wall (Outdoor Adventures, North Attleboro)

Petting zoo (Peaceful Valley Farm, Bennington, VT)

Austrian and kid-friendly food tents by: Clarksburg Bakery, Cold Spring Coffee Roasters, CulinArt, Lickety Split, The Store at Five Corners, and Jimmy Guidon of Taconic Restaurant.

Admission is free. Food is available for purchase. Some activities carry an additional fee. The event will take place rain or shine. The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. For more information, call 413-458-2303 or visit www.clarkart.edu/exhibitions/klimt/.

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