Children Invited to Examine Art "Piece by Piece by Piece"

For Immediate Release

October 24, 2000

WILLIAMSTOWN, MA, (October 24, 2000) – The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute will offer the free family program "Piece by Piece by Piece" on Sunday, November 5, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. The program will explore how works of art are designed, put together, and sometimes taken apart. Children aged seven to twelve and their families will get a special look at the works of art on view in the exhibition Piece by Piece: Putting Art Together,Taking Art Apart, then design and draw pictures of their own "piece by piece by piece." Admission is free.

On view through December 3, Piece by Piece: Putting Art Together, Taking Art Apart includes forty paintings and works on paper demonstrating the ways in which works of art are constructed and, in some cases, deconstructed. Drawings and prints that were created in pieces and paintings that are actually smaller parts of a larger original work are on view.

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. Admission is free through May.  For more information call 413-458-2303 or visit

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