February 7, 2017
Williamstown, Massachusetts—Anime Wednesdays, the Clark Art Institute’s free film series, continues on Wednesday, February 15 at 6 pm with When Marnie Was There (PG, 2014; 1 hr 45 mins). The film will be shown in the auditorium, located in the Manton Research Center.
Shy, artistic Anna moves to the seaside and befriends a mysterious young girl named Marnie, who may or may not be real. The girls form a unique friendship that blurs the lines between fantasy and reality. Directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi.
Anime Wednesdays celebrates the contemporary art form of Japanese animation. Films are from Studio Ghibli, a leading Japanese animation film studio. Upcoming films in the series include From Up On Poppy Hill (February 22) and Only Yesterday (March 1). Visit for more details.


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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