Anne Leonard Named Manton Curator

The Clark has named Anne Leonard as the Manton Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs. She joins the staff in January 2019. Click here to read the full press release. Photo: Jim Newberry

Michael Pisaro’s “A wave and waves”

Sunday, October 28, 1–2:15 pm
Don’t just come to listen to this exciting performance … be a part of it! Conductor Matthew Gold is looking for a few volunteers to join the band for Michael Pisaro’s A wave and waves for one hundred percussion instruments. Click here for more info and to sign up.

What’s Happening at the Clark

October – December 2018
Learn about upcoming exhibitions, lectures, family events and more! Click here to download a PDF of our calendar of events. 
Great Fire at Boston, Nov. 9 & 10, 1872

Extreme Nature!

Opens November 10
Extreme Nature! explores how nature’s extremes—remote, fantastical, and unpredictable—permeated artistic imagery throughout the nineteenth century. Featuring more than thirty-five prints, drawings, and photographs, this exhibition reveals how artists sought to mitigate nature’s dangers, transforming the hazardous and remote into awe-inspiring portrayals of natural phenomena.

Visit the Permanent Collection

Take a stroll through our permanent collection galleries and visit old favorites—like Pierre-Auguste Renoir's Self-Portrait, c. 1875—or make new discoveries. From American and European paintings to sculpture and decorative arts, there's plenty to see!

Try our multimedia guide!

Connect more deeply with art—including Clark favorites like John Singer Sargent's Fumée d'ambre grisusing a multimedia guide, available at the admission desk ($5/$3 members). Or, download the Clark's mobile app onto your smartphone using iTunes or Google Play™.

Painting, Photography and History in Osman Hamdi’s Paintings

Tuesday, Oct. 16, 5:30 pm
Florence Gould Foundation Fellow Gülru Çakmak presents, “Painting, Photography and the Long Duration of History in Osman Hamdi’s Paintings.” In this talk, Çakmak will discuss a series of paintings made in the 1880s and 1890s by the Ottoman painter Osman Hamdi (1842–1910).

Gentle Yoga

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 10:30 am
This four-week gentle yoga class, led by certified instructor Mary Edgerton, follows the themes of earth, water, fire, and air and includes contemplations on nature and works from the Clark’s collection to broaden the creative experience. Click here to register.

Looking and Lunching: Then and Now

Thursday, Oct. 18, 12 pm
Join Curatorial Assistant Regina Noto as she discusses one of the Clark’s most important works, the altarpiece by Ugolino di Nerio. Free with gallery admission. Plan to arrive early to pre-order and purchase your meal, or bring your own lunch. Limited seating available.