Charles Marville, Candelabra with Street Signs

A City Transformed

Photographs of Paris, 1850-1900
On view through September 23, this exhibition explores the documentary nature of photography during a transfixing “age under construction,” a half-century in which Paris transformed into the “City of Light.”

American Modern Opera Company

Sunday, August 26, 2–5:30 pm
Join artists from the American Modern Opera Company for a free afternoon of music and dance, performed throughout the landscape of the Clark's campus. Click here to learn more about the one-of-a-kind performance. 

What's Happening at the Clark

July - September 2018
Learn about upcoming exhibitions, lectures, family events and more! Click here to download a PDF of our calendar of events. 

Women Artists in Paris, 1850-1900

On view through September 3
Women Artists in Paris, 1850–1900 examines a key period in the history of art during which an international group of women artists overcame gender-based restrictions to advance their art, taking important steps in the fight for a more egalitarian art world. Featuring more than seventy paintings, this exhibition presents renowned artists such as Berthe Morisot, Mary Cassatt, and Rosa Bonheur along with their lesser known but equally remarkable peers, including Anna Ancher, Lilla Cabot Perry, and Paula Modersohn-Becker.
Jennifer Steinkamp, Diaspore

Jennifer Steinkamp: Blind Eye

On view through October 8
Los Angeles-based media and installation artist Jennifer Steinkamp’s cutting-edge art engages with one of the oldest themes in art history—nature. By deconstructing and re-engineering computer code, the artist utilizes the abstract language of technology to create vibrant images rooted in the natural world. The exhibition, Jennifer Steinkamp: Blind Eye, consists of six pieces including a new projection, Blind Eye, conceived by the artist to interact with the Clark’s 140-acre setting and the architecture of the Lunder Center at Stone Hill. Click here to read the press release. 

The Art of Iron

On view through September 16
The Art of Iron: Objects from the Musée Le Secq des Tournelles, Rouen, Normandy presents thirty-six unique objects drawn from this celebrated collection of European wrought iron in an exhibition celebrating the craft and beauty of decorative iron work.

WTF Reading: In 1987, We Were Kids

Friday, Aug 17, 3 pm
This reading is full; please email [email protected] to be added to the waitlist. The “[email protected]” Reading Series occurs weekly through August 17. All performances are free; a $5 donation to WTF is encouraged. Click here for information on ticket sales. 

Berthe Morisot and the Making of Modernity

Saturday, Aug 18, 11 am
Guest lecturer Nicole Myers, Curator of European Art at the Dallas Museum of Art, discusses the often-overlooked work of women artists in the nineteenth century, focusing on artist Berthe Morisot.

Did You Know? A Guided Walking Tour

Saturday, Aug 18, 2 pm
This one-hour guided walking tour explores our picturesque landscape, highlighting features that are unknown to many visitors. Space is limited to twenty people on a first-come, first-served basis.