Please note that Gallery 14 will be closed on August 1 for installation; Little Dancer Aged Fourteen by Edgar Degas will be off view. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

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. 

The Met: Live in HD

On sale now!
Tickets for the 2019-20 season are on sale now! Purchase a season pass and save! All ten performances included for $225 ($195 members, $160 students). Season pass sale valid July 15–31 for Clark members; July 17–31 for nonmembers. Call 413 458 0524 to purchase.

Become a member!

Become a member and receive a Clark journal! The journal features a swatch from an undated album of Asian textiles from the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Arts Collection. Call 413 458 0425 to purchase.

Renoir: The Body,
The Senses

On view through September 22
Over the course of his long career, Pierre-Auguste Renoir continually turned to the human figure for artistic inspiration. In recognition of the centenary of Renoir’s death, the Clark Art Institute and the Kimbell Art Museum present Renoir: The Body, The Senses. This daring exhibition is the first major exploration of Renoir’s unceasing interest in the human form, and it reconsiders Renoir as a constantly evolving artist whose style moved from Realism into luminous Impressionism, culminating in the modern classicism of his last decades. Read the full press release

Ida O’Keeffe: Escaping Georgia’s Shadow

On view through October 6
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 6, 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.

Community Tai Chi

Monday, July 22, 9 am
Take a moment each Monday in July and 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, July 22, 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!

Weekly Art-Making: Soundscapes

Monday, July 22, 1–4 pm
What does a drawing sound like? What does music look like? On Monday afternoons in July and August, take advantage of a special opportunity to sketch and reflect in Janet Cardiff: The Forty Part Motet. Pick up complimentary drawing materials on the Fernández Terrace and carry them with you into the exhibition in the Michael Conforti Pavilion.

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.