For Immediate Release
December 17, 2015

Williamstown, Massachusetts—The Clark Art Institute will be closed on Friday, December 25 in observance of Christmas Day and on Friday, January 1 in observance of New Year’s Day. Admission on Sunday, January 3 is free as part of the Institute’s First Sunday Free program, which continues the first Sunday of the month until May 1, 2016.

A Free Family Film Festival will be held Tuesday, December 29 through Thursday, December 31, featuring the children’s films Babe, Inside Out, and Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events. Films will be shown at 2:30 pm. More details will be released soon.


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 240,000 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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