February 8, 2019
Williamstown, Massachusetts—The Clark Art Institute continues its film series, “The View from Here,” at Images Cinema in Williamstown on Saturday, February 23 at 2:30 pm with a broadcast of Columbus (2017, unrated). Robert Wiesenberger, Associate Curator of Contemporary Projects at the Clark, introduces the film. Tickets are $8 ($5 for Clark and Images members) and may be purchased at the Images box office, located at 50 Spring Street, Williamstown.

Columbus, the acclaimed feature film debut from video essayist Kogonada, deftly intertwines a story of complicated family histories with an exploration of the emotional impact of physical spaces. The film follows the son of a renowned architecture scholar, played by John Cho, as he explores Columbus, Indiana—home to several renowned modernist buildings—with a young architecture enthusiast. Run time is 1 hour, 44 minutes.

“The View from Here” explores three approaches to the role of landscape in cinema: as subject, as inspiration, and as a means to explore character and emotion. The series concludes on March 9 at 2:30 pm with a showing of Leaning into the Wind (2018, rated PG), introduced by Alexis Goodin, curator of Turner and Constable: The Inhabited Landscape. The exhibition is on view through March 10.


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; Bank of America Museums on Us; and Blue Star Museums. For more information on these programs and more, visit or call 413 458 2303.
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