Multiple people of different ability levels sit on a patio in front of a reflecting pool

Accessibility at the clark

The Clark is committed to providing accessible facilities for all visitors. Please contact our Visitor Services team at [email protected] or call 413 458 2303 for assistance in planning your visit or to make special arrangements.


All buildings and public areas, including all galleries, are fully accessible and comply with American with Disabilities (ADA) standards and include fully accessible restrooms, including all gender facilities.

The main entrance doors to the Clark Center and both east and west entrances to the Manton Research Center can be operated with a push button.

To locate accessible restrooms and all gender facilities, view our gallery map

assistive devices

Wheelchairs are available to guests on a first-come, first-served basis. Seating is provided in some galleries and folding gallery stools are available upon request for use in all galleries.

There are accessible parking spaces in all parking lots. The Clark has specialized vehicles available to assist visitors with physical disabilities in accessing other areas of the campus, including all-terrain vehicles for personal use, or an accessible golf cart that can be requested in advance and is available on a weather-dependent basis.

Authorized service dogs are permitted in the galleries.


Assistive listening devices and accessible seats are available for events held in the auditorium. For assistance reserving an accessible seat when registering for a ticketed event, please call 413 458 0524.


Enhance your visit with the ClarkArt Mobile app. The app can also be downloaded for free onto your iPhone or Android phone. For iPads, download the free app here

Loaner iPads are also available at the Admissions desk. Free with admission. Please bring your own earphones to use in the galleries.


The Meet Me at the Clark program offers private access to visitors with dementia and their care providers on days when the museum is closed to the public. Contact the Education Department for more information: [email protected] or 413 458 0563.

The Clark is supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy Demands Wisdom and by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, which receives support from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the National Endowment for the Arts.