For Immediate Release
June 15, 2022
CLARK ART INSTITUTE HOSTS ART FOR ALL: COMMUNITY DAY
Williamstown, Massachusetts—On Saturday, July 16, the Clark Art Institute is throwing open the doors to its museum and offering unique activities across its grounds for Art for All: Community Day. On this exciting day full of fun for all ages, visitors enjoy free admission all day (10 am–5 pm), and from 11 am–4 pm, the Institute offers art-making activities, live entertainment, and more.
Art for All: Community Day marks the opening of two special exhibitions, José Guadalupe Posada: Symbols, Skeletons, and Satire and Tauba Auerbach and Yuji Agematsu: Meander. Also on view is Rodin in the United States: Confronting the Modern. Take advantage of free admission to the Clark’s three special exhibitions and the permanent collection galleries on this day. Additionally, make a miniature figure sculpture, design a personalized calavera, watch amazing physical feats by acrobats from Nimble Arts, enjoy live music by Veronica Robles Mariachi, take a thoughtful meander to the Lunder Center at Stone Hill, and as always...expect unexpected delights.
Community Day is free. Snacks, select activities, and refreshments are available for purchase. The event happens rain or shine. For more information about Art for All: Community Day and the Clark’s special exhibitions, visit clarkart.edu.
Family programs are generously supported by Allen & Company.
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 285,000 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, from September through June, and daily in July and August. Advance timed tickets are strongly recommended. 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 information on these programs and more, visit clarkart.edu or call 413 458 2303.
Facemasks are required for individuals age 5 and older who are not fully vaccinated. For details on health and safety protocols, visit clarkart.edu/health.
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