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For Immediate Release
December 4, 2020 

Clark Art Institute Announces December Holiday Hours 

Williamstown, Massachusetts—The Clark Art Institute announces its special hours for the holiday season.  

The Clark will close at 5 pm Thursday, December 24, and remain closed all day Friday, December 25. 

The Clark’s galleries, Museum Store, and café will reopen on Saturday, December 26 and will be open 10 am to 5 pm daily through Thursday, December 31, 2020. Although the Clark is normally closed on Mondays, it will be open on Monday, December 28.  

The Clark will be closed New Year’s Day and will reopen Saturday, January 2, 2021 with its normal hours: 10 am to 5 pm, Tuesday through Sunday, closed Mondays. 

The Museum Store is also accessible online at  


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 275,000 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. Its 140-acre campus includes miles of hiking and walking trails through woodlands and meadows, providing an exceptional experience of art in nature. 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. Free admission is available through several programs, including First Sundays Free; a local library pass program; and EBT Card to Culture. For more information on these programs and more, visit or call 413 458 2303. 

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