For Immediate Release
December 15, 2022
CLARK ART INSTITUTE PRESENTS GALLERY TALK
WITH EMERGING ART HISTORIANS
Williams College graduate students lead tours through the Clark’s permanent collection
Williamstown, Massachusetts—On Friday, January 13, take a new look at old favorites in the Clark’s permanent collection in conversation with a Williams College art history graduate student. In a new program, Fresh Takes, students in the Williams College/Clark Graduate Program in the History of Art share their thoughts on an object in the collection through the perspective of new scholarship. Discussion—and lively debate—encouraged! Tours begin in the Museum Pavilion at 12 pm.
Admission to the Clark is free from January through March 2023. No registration is required. For more information, visit clarkart.edu/events.
The next Fresh Takes: Emerging Art Historians Explore the Clark Collection will take place on Friday, February 10 at 12 pm.
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. Admission is free January through March and is $20 from March through December; admission is free year-round for Clark members, all visitors age 21 and under, and students with a valid student ID. Free admission is also 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.
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