For Immediate Release
November 22, 2016
Williamstown, Massachusetts—Free admission to the Clark Art Institute will be offered all day on Sunday, December 4 as part of the Institute’s “First Sundays Free” program. Families are invited to spend the day exploring the permanent collection galleries and making special gifts inspired by the upcoming exhibition Japanese Impressions: Color Woodblock Prints from the Rodbell Collection (opening December 10). 
From 1–4 pm, “The Art of Giving” program invites participants to enjoy traditional Japanese koto music, make a miniature Zen garden, paint a silk scarf, and use origami to create charming presents for friends and family.
All activities and admission to the galleries are free as part of the Clark’s First Sundays Free program, which continues through May 7, 2017.


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 270,000 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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