Anne Leonard Named Manton Curator

The Clark has named Anne Leonard as the Manton Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs. She joins the staff in January 2019. Click here to read the full press release. Photo: Jim Newberry

Michael Pisaro’s “A wave and waves”

Sunday, October 28, 1–2:15 pm
Don’t just come to listen to this exciting performance … be a part of it! Conductor Matthew Gold is looking for a few volunteers to join the band for Michael Pisaro’s A wave and waves for one hundred percussion instruments. Click here for more info and to sign up.

What’s Happening at the Clark

October – December 2018
Learn about upcoming exhibitions, lectures, family events and more! Click here to download a PDF of our calendar of events. 
Great Fire at Boston, Nov. 9 & 10, 1872

Extreme Nature!

Opens November 10
Extreme Nature! explores how nature’s extremes—remote, fantastical, and unpredictable—permeated artistic imagery throughout the nineteenth century. Featuring more than thirty-five prints, drawings, and photographs, this exhibition reveals how artists sought to mitigate nature’s dangers, transforming the hazardous and remote into awe-inspiring portrayals of natural phenomena.

Visit the Permanent Collection

Take a stroll through our permanent collection galleries and visit old favorites—like Pierre-Auguste Renoir's Self-Portrait, c. 1875—or make new discoveries. From American and European paintings to sculpture and decorative arts, there's plenty to see!

Try our multimedia guide!

Connect more deeply with art—including Clark favorites like John Singer Sargent's Fumée d'ambre grisusing a multimedia guide, available at the admission desk ($5/$3 members). Or, download the Clark's mobile app onto your smartphone using iTunes or Google Play™.

Looking and Lunching: Then and Now

Thursday, Oct. 18, 12 pm
Join Curatorial Assistant Regina Noto as she discusses one of the Clark’s most important works, the altarpiece by Ugolino di Nerio. Free with gallery admission. Plan to arrive early to pre-order and purchase your meal, or bring your own lunch. Limited seating available.

Samson et Dalila

Saturday, October 20, 12:55 pm
Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic Samson et Dalila stars Elīna Garanča and Roberto Alagna in the title roles. Tony Award–winning director Darko Tresnja makes his Met debut directing the first Met production of the opera in twenty years. Click here for tickets.

Thomas Krens: Art, Money, Oil and Guns

Sunday, Oct. 21, 3 pm
Kicking off Thomas Krens's lecture series at the Clark is “Art, Money, Oil, and Guns: The Saga of the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi.” The lecture traces the narrative arcs of two important elements that combined to produce the extraordinary new museum Krens has called “the Apotheosis.”