For Immediate Release
July 29, 2016
Williamstown, MA—Outdoor performance art takes center stage at the Clark Art Institute on Sunday, August 14 from 1–4 pm for “Arts Alive,” the next installment of the Clark’s Summer Sundays program designed for families. Characters inspired by the summer exhibition Splendor, Myth, and Vision greet visitors in the form of wandering, living statues; twice Grammy-nominated guitarist Jose Lezcano performs at 1 pm; and artmaking activities are available throughout the afternoon.

The Summer Sundays program, which continues through August 28, invites families to learn more about the Golden Age of the Spanish nobility and celebrate the human body. Free with admission; children under 18 and members are always free. Certain activities are weather-dependent. For more information, visit

This program is supported by funding from the officers and employees of Allen & Company, Inc.

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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