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For Immediate Release
October 5, 2021

CLARK ART INSTITUTE HOSTS 2021-2022 MET: LIVE IN HD SEASON

Williamstown, Massachusetts—The Clark Art Institute will air the complete 2021-2022 season of The Met: Live in HD, featuring eleven live performances broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.  The program is offered on select Saturdays beginning October 9, 2021 and concluding in June 2022, in the Clark’s state-of-the-art auditorium. A special holiday encore presentation of The Magic Flute will be presented on Sunday, December 26.

Tickets for each performance are $25 ($22 for Clark members, $18 for students with valid ID, and $7 for children 10 and under). To purchase tickets, visit clarkart.edu/events or call the box office at 413 458 0524. All sales are final.

The Met: Live in HD performances include:

Boris Godunov, October 9, 2021
Fire Shut Up in My Bones, October 30, 2021
Eurydice, December 4, 2021
The Magic Flute, Sunday, December 26, 2021
Cinderella, January 8, 2022
Rigoletto, January 29, 2022
Ariadne auf Naxos, March 12, 2022
Don Carlos, March 26, 2022
Turandot, May 7, 2022
Lucia di Lammermoor, May 21, 2022
Hamlet, June 11, 2022

All start times are 12:55 pm.

Returning for the first time since 2019, The Met: Live in HD is The Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live high-definition cinema simulcasts. Broadcasts feature the full performance along with backstage interviews and commentary. The Clark auditorium, located in the Manton Research Center, provides an exceptional viewing experience, offering a large high-definition screen, excellent acoustics, and comfortable seating. Accessible seating options are available for those requiring special assistance.

Seating capacity in the Clark’s auditorium has been reduced for this season to accommodate greater social distancing. Tickets are limited to 100 guests and are selling quickly. All guests age five and older are required to wear facemasks at all times while inside the Clark’s facilities.

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 Tuesday through Sunday and daily in July and August. Advance timed tickets are required. Admission is $20; free year-round for Clark members, all visitors age 21 and under, and students with a valid student 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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