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Clark Center in Winter

WELCOME!

The Clark is open and we look forward to welcoming you back.

Visiting the Clark is a little different these days but rest assured that we are doing everything we can to make your visit as pleasant as possible while still being very careful to ensure that we are operating in compliance with all of the Massachusetts health and safety guidelines. 

Massachusetts currently has travel restrictions in place that affect most out-of-state visitors. We've posted details about the new visiting plans HERE to let you know what to expect and how to plan your visit. Out-of-state visitors will be asked to attest to their compliance with the Commonwealth's guidelines prior to ticketing. Please note that all visitors are required to wear a face covering, indoors and out,  and must practice social distancing at all times. 

Advance registration is required so that we may manage contact tracing protocols. Click here to purchase timed tickets.

ON VIEW

EVENTS

Contemporary Art Circuits in São Paulo
Contemporary Art Circuits in São Paulo
January 28, 2021

“Contemporary Art Circuits in São Paulo (MAM, MAC, Biennale, Instituto Tomie Othake, SESC, Itaú Cultural, VideoBrasil)” Ana Magalhães, Contemporary Art Museum, University São Paulo In this presentat ...

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Valentine's Day at Home
Valentine's Day at Home
February 4, 2021

Send some love and good cheer to friends, family, a special someone, or yourself this Valentine's Day! Join us on Zoom for this cozy "craft-along" webinar with tips for making and mailing the most art ...

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First Sunday Free
First Sunday Free
February 7, 2021

Click here to register. Enjoy free admission to the Clark as part of the First Sundays Free program. As timed ticketing remains in use, please register online for free tickets to attend First Sunda ...

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“How to Look with Soft Eyes”: Darby English on Description as Method
“How to Look with Soft Eyes”: Darby English on Description as Method
February 9, 2021

The Research and Academic Program presents “How to Look with Soft Eyes”: Darby English on Description as Method, the first episode of Season 2 of its podcast, In the Foreground: Conversations on Art & ...

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Valentine's Day at Home
Valentine's Day at Home
February 11, 2021

Send some love and good cheer to friends, family, a special someone, or yourself this Valentine's Day! Join us on Zoom for this cozy "craft-along" webinar with tips for making and mailing the most art ...

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Start with Art at Home
Start with Art at Home
February 13, 2021

Start your preschoolers’ art journey from home in this digital engagement program for children ages 4 to 7 and their grown-ups. Look, make, sing, and play with new friends as you look closely at art f ...

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Lines Ablaze: The Cliché-verre in Nineteenth-Century France
Lines Ablaze: The Cliché-verre in Nineteenth-Century France
February 13, 2021

In conjunction with the opening of A Change in the Light: The Cliché-verre in Nineteenth-Century France, Andrew Kensett, exhibition curator and 2020 graduate of the Williams Graduate Program in the Hi ...

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“Unpacking My Identity”: Genevieve Gaignard on Race in America and the Impossibility of Home
“Unpacking My Identity”: Genevieve Gaignard on Race in America and the Impossibility of Home
February 16, 2021

The Research and Academic Program presents “Unpacking My Identity”: Genevieve Gaignard on Race in America and the Impossibility of Home. Caroline Fowler, Starr Director of the Research and Academic ...

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“A Gesture of Reciprocity”: Souleymane Bachir Diagne on Translation and Restitution
“A Gesture of Reciprocity”: Souleymane Bachir Diagne on Translation and Restitution
February 23, 2021

The Research and Academic Program presents “A Gesture of Reciprocity”: Souleymane Bachir Diagne on Translation and Restitution. Caroline Fowler, Starr Director of the Research and Academic Program ...

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Member Permanent Collection Talk: Cliché-Verre
Member Permanent Collection Talk: Cliché-verre
February 25, 2021

Join Andrew Kensett, exhibition curator and 2020 graduate of the Williams Graduate Program in the History of Art for a virtual exhibition talk featuring select works from A Change in the Light: The Cl ...

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BLACK LIVES MATTER

The Clark Art Institute condemns the persistent systemic racism that has fueled senseless brutality against Black people and people of color. We are outraged and saddened by the grievous murders we continue to witness. We are also appalled by the structural racism in our public service systems that has led to disproportionate losses suffered by Black communities during the pandemic. We stand in solidarity against racism in any form. Black lives matter.
 
Committing to change is the only way we can honor the legacies of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and so many others. We cannot look away from the truth of our nation’s simmering bigotry or from the institutional inequity that underlies cultural organizations like ours.
 
As a museum and a center for research, the Clark has much to learn and much to do in changing our institution in support of our mission and in service to our communities. Although our staff is working on issues of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility, we have not done enough. We have a sense of immediacy and a deep commitment to making change happen, including hiring practices, programming, and expanding the ways we use and talk about art.
 
We live in troubled times. We can do better. We will do better.

LIBRARY

Explore the Clark's library and digital assets collections.

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CONNECT WITH THE CLARK!

Check out a wide array of virtual programs offered through our Clark Connects project. Tour exhibitions, listen in on curatorial conversations, enjoy artmaking projects and other educational programs, explore our collection, attend lectures from our Research and Academic Program, and enjoy concert videos as part of the Clark's online activities. New content is added regularly, so please BOOKMARK this page and visit often to enjoy special access to the Clark!

UPCOMING EVENTS

JANUARY 2021