December 10, 2018
Williamstown, Massachusetts—The Clark Art Institute will be closed on Tuesday, December 25 in observance of Christmas Day and on Tuesday, January 1 in observance of New Year’s Day. The Clark is currently closed Mondays, including December 24 (Christmas Eve) and December 31 (New Year’s Eve).

Currently on view are the special exhibitions Extreme Nature! and Thomas Gainsborough: Drawings at the Clark. The special exhibition Turner and Constable: The Inhabited Landscape opens Saturday, December 15.

Regular hours of operation are Tuesday–Sunday, 10 am–5 pm. For more information, visit


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, which has a three-star rating in the Michelin Green Guide, is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm; open daily in July and August. Admission is $20; free year-round for Clark members, children 18 and younger, and students with valid ID. Free admission is available through several programs, including First Sundays Free; a local library pass program; EBT Card to Culture; and Blue Star Museums. For more information on these programs and more, visit or call 413 458 2303.
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