Art's Biggest Stage

Collecting the Venice Biennale, 2007–2019

The Venice Biennale is a cross-continental survey of contemporary art and the social issues it engages. Since 2007, the Clark's library has built an unparalleled collection of materials produced for the event. Art's Biggest Stage, on view July 4–October 14, introduces the Venice Biennale by showcasing the Clark's growing archive and exploring the questions of nationhood, identity, and spectacle. 

Member Feature

Gloria Santa Anna
Our members matter! Each quarter, we’ll highlight one member’s story about their love of the Clark. Read Gloria Santa Anna’s member feature.

The Met: Live in HD

On sale now!
Now in its fourteenth season, The Met: Live in HD is the Metropolitan Opera’s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series of live performances transmitted to theaters in seventy countries around the world. Tickets for the 2019-20 season are on sale now! 

Renoir: The Body,
The Senses

On view through September 22
In recognition of the centenary of Renoir’s death, the Clark and the Kimbell Art Museum present Renoir: The Body, The Senses. Visit the exhibition that has the critics raving.  The Wall Street Journal proclaims it as “a hedonist’s dreamland” and a “must-see.” The Art Newspaper says the show is “bracing and beautiful,” while the Boston Globe hails it as “a deep dive into the master Impressionist’s favorite subject. And the Washington Post says it’s “wonderful.” Find out more here

Ida O’Keeffe: Escaping Georgia’s Shadow

On view through October 14
Ida Ten Eyck O’Keeffe was a talented American modernist, whose paintings and prints explore realism and abstraction in the service of a distinctive artistic style. On view at the Clark July 4–October 14, 2019, Ida O’Keeffe: Escaping Georgia’s Shadow assesses Ida’s work and life, as well as the sibling rivalry between Ida and her well-known sister, Georgia O'Keeffe. Read the full press release

Janet Cardiff: The Forty Part Motet

On view through September 15
Canadian artist Janet Cardiff’s acclaimed 2001 sound installation, The Forty Part Motet, deconstructs Thomas Tallis’s sixteenth-century choral work Spem in alium (Hope in any other) by assigning each of the forty voices to a single freestanding speaker in the gallery. Read the full press release.

Martha Graham Dance Company

Sunday, August 18, 1 pm
A continuation of the Clark’s collaboration with Jacob’s Pillow brings the revered Martha Graham Dance Company to the Clark’s campus for an afternoon of free dance performances that will enliven indoor and outdoor spaces. Visitors are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket for outdoor seating. 

Community Tai Chi

Monday, August 19, 9 am
Take a moment each Monday in August to reflect and refocus with tai chi on the Fernández Terrace. This free weekly class with certified instructors from Berkshire Tai Chi is well-suited for both experienced practitioners and newcomers. 

Reflections Gallery Talk

Monday, August 19, 10:30 am
In this weekly gallery experience, visitors are invited to join a museum educator in contemplating a single work in the Clark's collection. Free with gallery admission. Space is limited to 10; reservations are required. Reserve now!

What's Happening at the Clark

July – September 2019
Learn about upcoming exhibitions, lectures, family events and more! Download a PDF of our calendar of events.