For Immediate Release
June 21, 2016
Williamstown, MA—Linda Finney, a licensed massage therapist with a practice in Williamstown, leads a free morning meditation at the Clark Art Institute on Monday, July 4 at 8:15 am. The meditation welcomes the opening of the exhibition Sensing Place: Reflecting on Stone Hill.

Participants will meet at the entrance of the Lunder Center at Stone Hill on the Clark’s campus and hike to the meadow on Stone Hill. Bring a mat and/or a bolster if possible. In the event of rain, the meditation will be held on the Spencer Terrace at the Lunder Center at Stone Hill. 

Sensing Place: Reflecting on Stone Hill explores the meaning of place by immersing visitors in the rich natural and cultural history of Stone Hill from its geological formation to the present. The exhibition is on view July 4–October 10, 2016.

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, with 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; open daily in July and August. 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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