For Immediate Release
January 25, 2016
Williamstown, Massachusetts—The Clark Art Institute has something for everyone on Valentine’s Day (Sunday, February 14), from fine dining to musical performances.

At 11 am, Chef Dan Hardy of STARR Events serves a hearty gourmet brunch with favorites for all tastes. The menu includes an omelet station, carved turkey, farro salad, assorted breakfast pastries, fresh fruit, chocolate cake, and more. Specialty cocktails, including mimosas, Bellinis, sparkling wines, and Bloody Marys are available at an additional charge. Tickets are $45 ($40 members) and $12 for children aged 12 and under. Taxes and gratuities not included. Space is limited; advance reservations required. Reserve at clarkart.edu or call 413 458 0524.

At 3 pm, a very special Valentine’s Day tea party will be held in Café 7, featuring elegant sweets and savories. Children are welcome and are encouraged to dress festively for the occasion. Tickets are $25 and $12 for children aged 12 and under. Taxes, gratuities, and additional optional beverages not included. Space is limited; advance reservations required. Reserve at clarkart.edu or call 413 458 0524.

Throughout the day, there will be love song-themed performances by Williams College a cappella groups and gallery talks focused on romance in the Clark’s permanent collection.


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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