March 2, 2017
Williamstown, Massachusetts—The Clark Art Institute’s popular Start with Art program, designed for three- to six-year-olds and their parents, will be held Saturday, March 11 at 10 am in the Michael Conforti Pavilion. The session, themed around flowers and plants, includes a gallery talk, an illustrated gallery guide, and art-making activities specially designed for this age group.
Start with Art is free and open to preschool-aged children and their parents or caregivers; gallery admission is included. No registration is required. Art project appropriate clothing is encouraged.


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 clarkart.edu or call 413 458 2303.
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