March 6, 2017

Williamstown, Massachusetts—Looking and Lunching, a series of afternoon talks combining focused investigation and friendly discussion with fellow art lovers, continues at the Clark Art Institute on Thursday, March 16 at 12 pm in the Manton Research Center. Kathleen Morris, Sylvia and Leonard Marx Director of Collections and Exhibitions and curator of decorative arts, presents “Here Comes the General” as she discusses a case of works memorializing George Washington in the new Henry Morris and Elizabeth H. Burrows Gallery.
Tickets are $20 ($12 members) and include admission to the galleries, discussion, and lunch provided by Café 7. Menu choices include a grilled chicken breast panini with roasted mozzarella, spinach, and basil pesto or a butter lettuce and frisée salad with apple, bleu cheese, celery, and roasted carrots. To reserve tickets and select a meal option, visit or call 413 458 0524.
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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