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Thursday, July 25, 2024

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Exhibition Tour: Kathia St. Hilaire—Invisible Empires

The Clark Art Institute 225 South St, Williamstown, MA, United States

A Clark educator hosts an interactive tour of the contemporary art exhibition Kathia St. Hilaire: Invisible Empires. Through close examination and in-depth discussion, examine three artworks by St. Hilaire. Learn how the artist uses printmaking, painting, collage, and weaving to depict figurative scenes from Haitian history and Vodou religion, informed by her experience growing up […]

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FRIDAYS@3: Indigo Dreams

The Clark Art Institute 225 South St, Williamstown, MA, United States

In partnership with the Williamstown Theatre Festival (WTF), the Clark hosts readings of new plays and works-in-progress. Spend the afternoon with a play in development, performed by professional actors. This week is Indigo Dreams by Melis Aker. Click here to learn more. Tickets $20. Seating is general admission; accessible seats available. For tickets, visit the […]

From Ground to Cup

The Clark Art Institute 225 South St, Williamstown, MA, United States

Start your morning with herbalist and healing practitioner Rebecca Guanzon and explore local plant microcosms! Guanzon shows plants that have been foraged nearby and from the Clark grounds, explaining their […]

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From Ground to Cup

The Clark Art Institute 225 South St, Williamstown, MA, United States

Start your morning with herbalist and healing practitioner Rebecca Guanzon and explore local plant microcosms! Guanzon shows plants that have been foraged nearby and from the Clark grounds, explaining their […]

Free

From Ground to Cup

The Clark Art Institute 225 South St, Williamstown, MA, United States

Start your morning with herbalist and healing practitioner Rebecca Guanzon and explore local plant microcosms! Guanzon shows plants that have been foraged nearby and from the Clark grounds, explaining their […]

Free

A Ten Year Celebration: Reflection on Tadao Ando at the Clark

The Clark Art Institute 225 South St, Williamstown, MA, United States

Michael Conforti, former director of the Clark (1994–2015), commemorates the tenth anniversary of the opening of the Tadao Ando-designed Clark Center in a talk that reviews the purpose and process […]

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Sensing Nature at The Clark: From the Outside In

The Clark Art Institute 225 South St, Williamstown, MA, United States

Clark educators lead a slow engagement with nature and art focused on enhancing wellbeing. This new program, offered seasonally, encourages visitors to connect with the landscapes on the Clark’s campus and in the galleries. The event begins outdoors, with a short, mindful walk in the woods designed to engage the senses with the natural environment; […]

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Music on the Moltz Terrace: Glenn Jones and Emily Robb

The Clark Art Institute 225 South St, Williamstown, MA, United States

Glenn Jones is one of the leading proponents of American Primitive Guitar, a fingerstyle acoustic genre pioneered in the late 1950s by his friend and mentor John Fahey. Following his departure from leading the rock band Cul de Sac, Jones has released seven full-length solo albums. His latest release, Vade Mecum, delves into personal experiences […]

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Music on the Moltz Terrace: Glenn Jones and Emily Robb

The Clark Art Institute 225 South St, Williamstown, MA, United States

Glenn Jones is one of the leading proponents of American Primitive Guitar, a fingerstyle acoustic genre pioneered in the late 1950s by his friend and mentor John Fahey. Following his departure from leading the rock band Cul de Sac, Jones has released seven full-length solo albums. His latest release, Vade Mecum, delves into personal experiences […]

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Event Series Community Yoga

Community Yoga

The Clark Art Institute 225 South St, Williamstown, MA, United States

Take a moment to reflect and refocus in this weekly class led by certified instructor Natasha Judson of Tasha Yoga in Williamstown. Community yoga is well-suited for both experienced practitioners and newcomers. Please dress in comfortable clothing that does not restrict movement and bring a yoga mat. Free. For accessibility concerns, call 413 458 0524. […]

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Book Talk: A Nimble Arc—James Van Der Zee and Photography

The Clark Art Institute 225 South St, Williamstown, MA, United States

Emilie Boone, summer 2024 Clark Fellow and author of A Nimble Arc: James Van Der Zee and Photography, speaks with Sara Houghteling, special projects coordinator at the Clark, about the overlooked facets of Van Der Zee’s photographic legacy. In A Nimble Arc, Boone positions Van Der Zee at the intersection of art and the vernacular, […]

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