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For Immediate Release
May 22, 2024

CLARK ART INSTITUTE PRESENTS PERFORMANCE
BY GARCIA PEOPLES AND MOUNTAIN MOVERS 


Williamstown, Massachusetts—The Clark Art Institute continues its Music on the Moltz Terrace concert series with a performance by Garcia Peoples on Sunday, June 23. Mountain Movers opens. The free concert takes place on the Lunder Center at Stone Hill’s Moltz Terrace at 5 pm.

The dynamic band Garcia Peoples, featuring guitarists and vocalists Tom Malach and Danny Arakaki, drummer Cesar Arakaki, bassists Andy Cush and Derek Spaldo, and keyboardist P.G. Six., was formed in Rutherford, New Jersey. The group takes inspiration from the improvisational and psychedelic jam bands of the 1960s. With a stash of live recordings accumulating at the Live Music Archive, Garcia Peoples’ music is very much a living entity.

Mountain Movers, an underground rock band from New Haven, Connecticut, opens. The band includes vocalist Dan Greene, guitarist Kryssi Battalene, bassist Rick Omonte, and drummer Ross Menze. The group's music is a blend of Neil Young/Dinosaur Jr. songcraft, with fiery leads provided by Battalene, who takes inspiration from Japanese psychedelic rock.

The next concert in this series takes place on Sunday, July 28 and features Glenn Jones, with Emily Robb opening.

For accessibility concerns, call 413 458 0524. Bring a picnic and your own seating. This concert is presented in collaboration with Belltower Records, North Adams, Massachusetts. Rain moves the performance to the auditorium, located in the Manton Research Center. For more information, visit clarkart.edu/events.

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 some 300,000 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. Open 10 am to 9 pm on Wednesdays from June 19 through September 25, with free admission from 5 to 9 pm. 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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