First Sundays Free: Drawn to Greatness

First Sundays Free: Drawn to Greatness


February 4, 2018

1:00 PM-4:00 PM

The Clark

225 South St
Williamstown, MA 01267

Spend the day at the Clark and celebrate the opening of Drawn to Greatness: Master Drawings from the Thaw Collection. Starting at 1 pm, binge on art with a series of twenty-minute gallery talks by graduate students in the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art. Each talk focuses on one work or section in the show. Speakers and topics include:

1:00 - Kathryn Griffith: Sixteenth-century Italian drawings
1:20 - Elissa Watters: Seventeenth-century Dutch drawings
1:40 - Michael Hartman: François Boucher and Jean-Honoré Fragonard
2:00 - Nora Rosengarten: Honoré Daumier
2:20 - Jessica Rosenthal: Odilon Redon
2:40 - Kristie Couser (curatorial assistant): Paul Cézanne
3:00 - Jacob Gagne: Paul Klee
3:20 - Laura Varela: Francisco Goya (in the Eugene V. Thaw Gallery, Manton
Research Center)

From 1–4 pm, enjoy special drawing stations in the Clark Center's lower lobby, where you can try your hand at creating your own artwork inspired by the exhibition.

All activities and admission to the galleries are free as part of the Clark’s First Sundays Free program.

This program is supported by funding from the officers and employees of Allen & Company, Inc.

Image: Paul Gauguin, Study for La Ronde des Petites Bretonnes (detail), 1888. Pastel and charcoal, with transparent and opaque watercolor, on cream-colored laid paper. Thaw Collection, 2010.136