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Museum Explore



Discover a recent acquisition, an inkwell and self-portrait by Sarah Bernhardt. (Duration: 2 minutes)

Learn the history of Brotherly Love by George Gray Barnard. (Duration: 5 minutes) 

Learn more about a recent acquisition, Satan by Jean-Jacques Feuchere. (Duration: 2 minutes)

Explore the story behind the sculpture Daphnis and Chloe by the French artist Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux. (Duration: 5 minutes)


The Swearing in of President Boyer at the Palace of Haiti is a recent acquisition by Adolphe-Eugène-Gabriel Roehn. (Duration: 3 minutes)

Enjoy a condensed version of Chief Curator Esther Bell's talk on landscape paintings, focused on Pierre-Auguste Renoir's Venice: The Doge's Palace. (Duration: 15 minutes)

Hear the story of The Chariot of Aurora, painted by the Italian artist Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. (Duration: 5 minutes)

Hear the story behind the painting and the artist of Brutus Condemning His Sons to Death by Guillaume Guillon Lethière. (Duration: 4 minutes)

Discover the history of the original frame for Fumee d’Ambre Gris, designed by John Singer Sargent himself. (Duration: 4 minutes)

Take a close-up look at Victoria Dubourg's still life Roses in a Porcelain Planter. (Duration: 4 minutes)


Learn more about Jenny Lind through an intriguing bottle from our permanent collection. (Duration: 2 minutes)

Learn about some of the lesser-known works in the Clark’s decorative arts collection. (Duration: 4 minutes)

Learn about some of the lesser-known works in the Clark’s decorative arts collection, starting with the Arthur J. Stone Iced Beverage Spoons, handmade by George C. Erickson. (Duration: 3 minutes)

Discover a striking piece of porcelain in our collection, informally called the “bug plate.” (Duration: 4 minutes)

Editor Kevin Bicknell revisits the production of the book Orchestrating Elegance: Alma-Tadema and the Marquand Music Room. (Duration: 4 minutes)


A recent acquisition highlights how ambrotypes lead to the democratization of the portrait through photography. (Duration: 3 minutes)

Enter the world of Japanese ukiyo-e prints with Hiroshige's, Awa Province: Naruto Whirlpools. (Duration: 2 minutes)

Hear the timely story behind James Jacques Joseph Tissot’s etching Foyer of the Comédie Française. (Duration: 4 minutes)

Miss Loïe Fuller by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (Duration: 2 minutes)

Rhinoceros by Albrecht Dürer, 1515 (Duration: 3 minutes)


Discover the wondrous holdings of the Mary Anne Beinecke Collection of Books on the Decorative Arts, and a recipe for New England Pancakes.  (Duration: 4 minutes)

Hear an introduction to the many riches within the Clark library collections. (Duration: 4 minutes)