The Clark Invites Teachers to a Free Open House

For Immediate Release

September 17, 2010

WILLIAMSTOWN, MA—On Wednesday, September 29 at 4:00 pm, the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute invites teachers to a free open house to learn about how a visit to the Clark can complement their work in the classroom.

The teachers’ open house will include a discussion by the head of the Clark’s education programs Ronna Tulgan-Ostheimer about how the Clark’s education department can support and enhance the teachers’ classroom curriculum. Education coordinator Monica Henry will discuss how to arrange a visit to the Clark, and Michael Cassin, director of the Clark’s Center for Education in the Visual Arts, will demonstrate how to explore works of art with students of different ages in ways that engage their imagination. Teachers will have the opportunity to attend half-hour gallery talks, followed by question-and-answer sessions with museum docents. This program will include refreshments, complimentary gifts for the classroom, and time for shopping in the Clark gift shop with a 15% discount.

Pre-registration is preferred, but not required; to register, please call 413-458-0563 or email mhenry@clarkart.edu.

The Clark is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. The galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm (daily in July and August). Admission is $15 June 1 through October 31. Admission is free for children 18 and younger, members, and students with valid ID. Admission is free November through May. For more information, call 413 458 2303 or visit clarkart.edu.

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September 29: On Wednesday, September 29 at 4:00 pm, the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute invites teachers to a free open house to learn about how a visit to the Clark can complement their work in the classroom. Pre-registration is preferred, but not required; to register, please call 413-458-0563 or email mhenry@clarkart.edu.The Clark, 225 South Street, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 413 458 2303, clarkart.edu.

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