Memling and Degas Go "Face to Face" December 3

For Immediate Release

November 24, 2003

Portraits by Hans Memling and Edgar Degas are the subject of a lecture at the Clark Art Institute on Wednesday, December 3, at 1 p.m. Michael Cassin, curator of education, will speak about the paintings The Canon Gilles Joye (1472) by Memling and Portrait of a Man (1875-80) by Degas. The talk is the second part of the mini-course "Face to Face." Cost for each session is $6 ($5 for members of the Clark). It is not necessary to have attended the first session to enjoy remaining sessions. Walk-ins are welcome.

The "Face to Face" course is offered on the first Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. through February 4. For more information, contact the Clark's education department at 413-458-2303, extension 363 or email

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts.  The galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Gallery admission is free November through May. For more information call 413-458-2303 or visit

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