For Immediate Release
November 17, 2015

Williamstown, Massachusetts—Kick off Williamstown’s Holiday Walk Weekend with an evening of the festive sounds of the season on Friday, December 4 at 6:30 pm, followed at 7:45 pm by a gourmet meal prepared by the Clark’s executive chef Dan Hardy of STARR Events.
Williams College alumnus Jonathan Dely leads a jazz ensemble performing a wide selection of holiday favorites. The concert will be held on the lower level of the Clark Center. Concert tickets are $25 ($20 Clark members). After the concert, a three-course supper will be served in Café 7. Supper tickets are $85 ($80 Clark members). Supper will be followed by dancing to the sound of Dely’s quintet.
The menu includes poached lobster with chorizo aioli, potato hash, grated egg, and cress; Northeast Family Farms braised short ribs with roasted delicata squash flavored with chestnuts, pomegranate, and sage brown butter; and cream-filled profiteroles with chocolate sauce and coffee ice cream.
Concert and supper tickets are sold separately; reservations are required. To reserve tickets or for more information, visit or call 413 458 0524.
Jonathan Dely is currently attending the Manhattan School of Music for a master’s degree in jazz trumpet performance. He earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Williams College in 2015.
The Clark Art Institute, located in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, is one of a small number of institutions globally that is both an art museum and a center for research, critical discussion, and higher education in the visual arts. Opened in 1955, the Clark houses exceptional European and American paintings and sculpture, extensive collections of master prints and drawings, English silver, and early photography. Acting as convener through its Research and Academic Program, the Clark gathers an international community of scholars to participate in a lively program of conferences, colloquia, and workshops on topics of vital importance to the visual arts. The Clark library, consisting of more than 240,000 volumes, is one of the nation’s premier art history libraries. The Clark also houses and co-sponsors the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art.
The Clark is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm. Admission is $20; free year-round for Clark members, children 18 and younger, and students with valid ID. For more information, visit or call 413 458 2303.
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