For Immediate Release
May 5, 2016
Williamstown, Massachusetts—Enjoy an evening of American jazz standards with the Jeff McRae Quartet at the Clark Art Institute on Saturday, May 21 at 7 pm. Tickets are $16 ($14 members); drinks and small plates will be available for sale. To purchase tickets, visit clarkart.edu or call 413 458 0524.
The quartet, which plays high-energy jazz in the hard and post-bop tradition, includes Aaron Dean on saxophone, Michael Lamkin on piano, Dave Christopolis on bass, and Jeff McRae on drums.
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 clarkart.edu or call 413 458 2303.
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