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For Immediate Release
July 15, 2021 

CLARK ART INSTITUTE PRESENTS a GUIDED EvenING TOUR OF GROUND/WORK 

Williamstown, Massachusetts—On Friday, July 23, the Clark Art Institute presents a guided evening walk of Ground/work and Stone Hill by the light of the full moon. This walk starts at 8:30 pm and is appropriate for all ages. 

Ground/work, the Clark’s first outdoor exhibition, consists of newly commissioned site-responsive installations by six international artists—Kelly Akashi, Nairy Baghramian, Jennie C. Jones, Eva LeWitt, Analia Saban, and Haegue Yang—set throughout the Clark’s distinctive 140-acre campus. The grounds are open day and night at no charge. The exhibition is on view through October 17, 2021. 

Ground/work is organized by the Clark Art Institute with guest curators Molly Epstein and Abigail Ross Goodman. 

Ground/work is made possible by Denise Littlefield Sobel. Major support for Ground/work is provided by Karen and Robert Scott and Paul Neely. Additional funding is generously provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art; the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor; Maureen Fennessy Bousa and Edward P. Bousa; Amy and Charlie Scharf; Elizabeth Lee; MASS MoCA; Chrystina and James Parks; Howard M. Shapiro and Shirley Brandman; Joan and Jim Hunter; James and Barbara Moltz; and a gift in honor of Marilyn and Ron Walter. 

This walk may cover uneven terrain; please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. The Clark has mobility assistance available for this program on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited, and online pre-registration is required for all participants. Inclement weather cancels this event. Visit clarkart.edu/events for more information. 

ABOUT THE CLARK 

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 10 am to 5 pm daily in July and August, and open Tuesday through Sunday from September through June. Advance timed tickets are required. 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 clarkart.edu or call 413 458 2303. 

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