For Immediate Release
September 28, 2017
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Williamstown, Massachusetts—Celebrate fall and learn about trees at the Clark Art Institute on Saturday, October 14 at 1 pm with a free fall foliage walk and talk. Horticulturist and Clark Grounds Manager Matthew Noyes leads the autumn walk around the Clark's campus, providing guidance on how to identify trees by their leaves and explaining why leaves change color. The walk is appropriate for all ages; requires some walking on uneven terrain. Space is limited and registration is required. To register, visit clarkart.edu or call 413 458 0524.
Visitors should meet at the Orientation Center located outside the entrance to the Clark Center. Extreme weather cancels this event.
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–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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