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July 26, 2019, August 2, 2019, August 9, 2019, August 16, 2019, August 23, 2019, August 30, 2019|1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Weekly Artmaking:
Zine Workshop + Library

Clark Art Institute

225 South St, Williamstown, Massachusetts

Fridays in July and August, 1–4 pm

Create and self-publish an eight-page zine responding to the prompt “May you live in interesting times,” the title and theme for the 2019 Venice Biennale. Check in over the summer to read submissions left by your fellow authors in a pop-up zine library.

The Clark’s weekly summer programs are designed to give new depth and creative context to gallery experiences by offering an opportunity for free exploration and art-making. No experience required. Come as you are—our educators have everything you need to get started!

Free with gallery admission; always free for children under 18 and students with a valid ID.

Image: La Venezia che non si vede : Catalonia in Venice, 2017. Braille/high-contrast book; mask. Clark Art Institute Library, 2017

Upcoming Events

Berkshire Sings!

Berkshire Sings!

July 24, 2019 - December 28, 2022|6:45 pm - 8:15 pm

Berkshire South Regional Community Center

Ages 13 and up. Sing to your heart’s content under the guidance and accompaniment of musician and teacher Robert Kelly. Songs will include pop, folk... MORE

Morning Classes

Morning Classes

July 24, 2019 - August 23, 2019|8:00 am - 9:00 am

Jacob's Pillow

Come move with us! A variety of dance and movement classes are offered each weekday morning in the Pillow's Ruth St. Denis Studio. Classes are open to... MORE

The God You Don’t Believe in Doesn’t Exist

The God You Don’t Believe in Doesn’t Exist

July 24, 2019|11:30 am

Temple Anshe Amunim

On Wednesdays, July 10th, 17th and 24th at 11:30 a.m. Temple Anshe Amunim will host a lunch and learn series with Rabbi Liz about God. During the thre... MORE

Gateway Writers Group

Gateway Writers Group

July 24, 2019|2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Lee Library

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Yes, We All Have Bias! Trainings with Multicultural BRIDGE

Yes, We All Have Bias! Trainings with Multicultural BRIDGE

July 25, 2019, August 1, 2019|9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hilton Garden Inn

Session 1: Thursday, July 25th Session 2: Thursday, August 1st Gwendolyn Hampton VanSant of Multicultural BRIDGE will lead a two-session trainin... MORE

Rory Block Slide Guitar Workshop

Rory Block Slide Guitar Workshop

July 25, 2019|7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

PS21

Rory Block, a master of the blues slide technique, is offering an inspiring workshop on the use of the bottleneck to create the soulful steel slide gu... MORE

Movement Without Borders: Open-level movement classes with leading choreographers, dancers and artists

Movement Without Borders: Open-level movement classes with leading choreographers, dancers and artists

July 25, 2019, July 27, 2019, August 1, 2019, August 3, 2019, August 8, 2019, August 10, 2019, August 15, 2019, August 17, 2019, August 22, 2019, August 24, 2019, August 29, 2019, August 31, 2019, September 5, 2019, September 7, 2019, September 8, 2019, September 12, 2019, September 14, 2019, September 19, 2019, September 21, 2019

PS21

Throughout the summer, PS21 invites visitors to its grounds, surrounded by apple orchards in the Berkshire foothills, for Movement Without Borders, a ... MORE

Weekly Artmaking: Figure Drawing

Weekly Artmaking: Figure Drawing

July 25, 2019, August 1, 2019, August 8, 2019, August 15, 2019, August 22, 2019, August 29, 2019|2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Clark Art Institute

Thursdays in July and August, 2:30–4:30 pm Try your hand at drawing from a live model. Practice sketching the human form during this self-direct... MORE

Weekly Artmaking: Zine Workshop + Library

Weekly Artmaking: Zine Workshop + Library

July 26, 2019, August 2, 2019, August 9, 2019, August 16, 2019, August 23, 2019, August 30, 2019|1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Clark Art Institute

Fridays in July and August, 1–4 pm Create and self-publish an eight-page zine responding to the prompt “May you live in interesting times,” ... MORE

Paint and Sip Evening with Berkshire Paint & Sip

Paint and Sip Evening with Berkshire Paint & Sip

July 26, 2019|6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Join your friends and neighbors for a creative evening of fun. All materials and instruction are included in the fee. You will create a large 16”x20... MORE

Tanglewood Learning Institute Focal Point Painting Class

Tanglewood Learning Institute Focal Point Painting Class

July 27, 2019, August 3, 2019, August 10, 2019, August 17, 2019, August 24, 2019|10:00 am

Tanglewood

In partnership with IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, amateur visual artists can hone their skills in photography, painting, and drawing using the i... MORE

Tanglewood Learning Institute Focal Point Drawing Class

Tanglewood Learning Institute Focal Point Drawing Class

July 27, 2019, August 3, 2019, August 10, 2019, August 17, 2019, August 24, 2019|10:00 am

Tanglewood

In partnership with IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, amateur visual artists can hone their skills in photography, painting, and drawing using the i... MORE

Tanglewood Learning Institute Focal Point Photography Class

Tanglewood Learning Institute Focal Point Photography Class

July 27, 2019, August 3, 2019, August 10, 2019, August 17, 2019, August 24, 2019|10:00 am

Tanglewood

In partnership with IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, amateur visual artists can hone their skills in photography, painting, and drawing using the i... MORE

Learn the Ferns with Joseph Strauch

Learn the Ferns with Joseph Strauch

July 27, 2019|10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Learn the Ferns with Joseph Strauch July 27, 2019 (Saturday) 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Lenox MA Audienc... MORE

Classic Globe Terrarium Workshop with Jedidiah Thompson,  co-owner of Township Four

Classic Globe Terrarium Workshop with Jedidiah Thompson, co-owner of Township Four

July 27, 2019|1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Using ferns and other foliage plants, you'll create a terrarium in an 8" globe glass container; this has a flat bottom and is perfect for a shelf or t... MORE

Play Analysis Series

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July 30, 2019|10:00 am

Temple Anshe Amunim

Temple Anshe Amunim will host a four-part Play Analysis series entitled, “In Fascism’s Grip” on Tuesday mornings July 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th... MORE

An Invitation to all women singers!

An Invitation to all women singers!

July 30, 2019, August 6, 2019, August 13, 2019, August 20, 2019, August 27, 2019|6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Berkshire Hills Chorus rehearsal space

        An invitation to all Women Singers...... Are you interested in maintaining your vocal skills over the summer? Join any... MORE

Tanglewood Learning Institute TLI OpenStudio Concerto Conducting Class led by Stefan Asbury with Emanuel Ax

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Led by world-renowned musicians, TLI OpenStudio master classes give you the rare opportunity to witness exceptionally talented Tanglewood Music Cent... MORE

Tanglewood Learning Institute - TLI OpenStudio Bach Cello Suites Class led by Yo-Yo Ma

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Computer Support at the Otis Library

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Otis Library and Museum

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Age of Iron

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Nonprofit Theories of Change Workshop

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August 7, 2019|9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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The Garden in Watercolors Session II

The Garden in Watercolors Session II

August 8, 2019|10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Shaker Workshop: The Art of Composition

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Basic Drawing Skills: Observing Nature

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Tanglwood Learning Institute: TLI OpenStudio Violin Class led by Leonidas Kavakos

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Berkshire Backyard Beekeepers

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Berkshire Lantern Walk: Community Workshop

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Portraits from a Garden: Summer’s Treasures

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Tao Tan Pai Qigong with Terence Dunn

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Acupuncture:   The Ancient Healing Art for Aging Gracefully!

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Computer and Gadget Help

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August 20, 2019|10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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