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For Immediate Release
December 3, 2020 


Williamstown, Massachusetts—On December 10, the Clark Art Institute’s Research and Academic Program presents the lecture “Indigenous Art and Art Collections in Brazil” with activist and educator Naine Terena. This pre-recorded talk will be available on the Clark and Comité International d’Histoire de l’Art (CIHA) websites ( and 

This lecture is part of the series Art Worlds of Brazil / Os Mundos da Arte no Brasil, in anticipation of the CIHA 35th World Congress: “Motion: Migrations” to be held in São Paulo August 2–6, 2021. Each month, a scholar and foremost expert from Brazil presents a lecture on Brazil’s artistic heritage and contemporary culture. This month’s speaker, Naine Terena, is on the faculty of Catholic University of Mato Grosso do Sul, where she lectures on social communication and indigenous education. She also develops research projects and workshops at Oráculo Comunicação. 

The next lecture in the series is “Contemporary Art Circuits in São Paulo (MAM, MAC, Biennale, Instituto Tomie Othake, SESC, Itaú Cultural, VideoBrasil)” with Ana Magalhães (Contemporary Art Museum, University São Paulo), which will be available online on January 28, 2021. Visit to view this and previous lectures. 


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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