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 Clark's digital guide on Bloomberg Connects. The app can be downloaded for free onto your iPhone or Android phone. Audio and video components have captions and transcriptions available and the entire app is screen-reader friendly.

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

Accessibility Coordinator

The Clark’s Accessibility Coordinator is Esther Bell, Deputy Director. We are interested in your feedback and welcome your questions or comments here.


The Clark offers innovative programs in response to a number of community and individual needs. These programs are offered free of charge. Click here to learn about them. 

In addition to direct, responsive programming, we offer a wide variety of programs designed for multiple audiences, ages, abilities, and interests. Click here to see our calendar of upcoming events. 

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.