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Discover Folk Art Portraits of Children During the Clark’s September 8 Looking at Lunchtime Gallery Talk

For Immediate Release

August 16, 2005

The next Looking at Lunchtime Gallery Talk at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute will be held Thursday, September 8 at 12:30 p.m. Curatorial Assistant Colleen Terry will discuss the exhibition Little Women, Little Men: Folk Art Portraits of Children from the Fenimore Art Museum, during a half hour gallery talk. The talk is free with gallery admission.

The exhibition features 11 paintings and one sculpture, all depicting children in the folk art tradition. The pieces, on loan from the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, NY, were originally collected by Stephen C. Clark, brother of Clark founder Sterling Clark.

The Looking at Lunchtime series is held the second Thursday of every month featuring a curator or special guest highlighting a piece or exhibition at the Clark. Attendees are welcomed to purchase lunch from the Coffee Cart, enjoy the new eatery Jae’s at the Clark, or bring a bag lunch.

The Clark is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. The galleries are open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (daily in July and August. Admission June 1 through October 31 is $10 for adults, free for children 18 and under, members, and students with valid ID. Admission is free November through May. For more information, call 413-458-2303 or visit www.clarkart.edu.

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