For Immediate Release
November 10, 2022
NEW PARENTS INVITED TO BRING INFANTS TO
FREE GALLERY TOUR AT CLARK ART INSTITUTE
Williamstown, Massachusetts—On Friday, December 2, at 10:15 am, the Clark Art Institute hosts a tour of the permanent collection galleries for new parents. The event is free. Participants will meet at the Clark’s main Admissions desk.
New parents and caregivers are invited to bring their infants into the galleries for an informal, guided visit. The tour includes a unique look at the Clark’s permanent collection, featuring a rich array of works by artists such as John Singer Sargent, Winslow Homer, Berthe Morisot, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Edgar Degas. This special program is best suited for adults with pre-toddlers. Strollers and front-carrying baby carriers are welcome.
Free; event registration and museum admission are not required. For more information, visit clarkart.edu/events.
The next New Parents Gallery Tour takes place on Friday, January 6, at 10:15 am, beginning at the Clark’s main Admissions desk.
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 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.
Use of facemasks is optional for all visitors. For details on health and safety protocols, visit clarkart.edu/health.
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