Thomas Schütte: Crystal

Thomas Schütte: Crystal is the contemporary artist’s first full-scale architectural artwork in the United States. Located on a meadow near the top of Stone Hill, Crystal provides visitors the opportunity to reflect on how landscapes and places are constructed and preserved. Pick up a trail map at admissions and take a hike to the installation.

The Met: Live in HD
is Back!

The Clark’s auditorium will once again ring with the exquisite sounds of The Met: Live in HD! Now in its eleventh season, The Met: Live in HD is the Metropolitan Opera’s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series of live performances transmitted around the world. Telecasts feature the full performance along with backstage interviews and commentary. The Clark presents eight live transmissions and four encores in our newly renovated, state-of-the-art auditorium, from November 19, 2016–May 13, 2017.

Explore the Multimedia Guide

Multimedia guides are available at admissions for $5 (members $3). Download the free app onto your smartphone using iTunes or Google Play™. When using the mobile app in the galleries, please bring earbuds.


Building offers new galleries, study center, and reading room
The Clark Art Institute’s newly renovated Manton Research Center will open to the public on November 12, 2016.  A significant reconfiguration of the building’s first floor provides new public spaces including a gallery and study center for works on paper; a public reading room; and a bookstore and coffee bar, while building-wide upgrades for accessibility and life safety have enhanced its library, auditorium, and administrative offices. For more information, click here.   

“First Sundays”
Free Admission!

Now through May 7, 2017
Free admission on the first Sunday of each month! 


Visit the Clark's collection of Impressionist paintings today!

Meet me at the Clark

Monday, Oct. 24, 2 pm
Meet Me at the Clark is a free community education program designed for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and their caregivers; specially trained docents guide participants in an open-ended conversation about art. Reservations required. 


Tuesday, Oct. 25, 5:30 pm
This lecture questions Maerten de Vos's  lacuna and his place within the so-called global Renaissance.

Gentle Yoga

Wednesday, Oct.26, 10:30 am
Join certified yoga instructor Mary Edgerton for a gentle class to help stretch and tone muscles, safely explore greater mobility in the joints, improve balance, and more. Each class focuses on a work in the Clark’s collection to explore visualization techniques and meditation, reduce stress, and encourage a greater sense of peaceful well-being. 

A Cappella Music

Saturday, Oct. 29, 11 am and 1 pm
Williams College a cappella groups delight visitors of all ages with two performances: Ephoria (11 am) and The Octet (1 pm).