First Sundays Free

April 1 & May 6, 2018
Enjoy free admission to the galleries on the first Sunday of each month! 
Clark Prize awarded to Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby

Clark Prize

Scholar and writer Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby has been selected to receive the Clark Art Institute’s 2017 Clark Prize for Excellence in Arts Writing. Read the full press release here.

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™.

Drawn to Greatness

On view through April 22
Drawn to Greatness: Master Drawings from the Thaw Collection highlights 150 exceptional drawings from the Eugene V. Thaw Collection. Assembled over the last fifty years, it is one of the world’s finest private collections of drawings. The exhibition includes pivotal works by Rembrandt van Rijn, Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Jean-Antoine Watteau, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, J.M.W. Turner, William Blake, Edgar Degas, Mary Cassatt, Paul Gauguin, Paul Cézanne, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, and more. 

Image: Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Portrait of a Neapolitan Woman (detail), 1774. Brown wash over black chalk on paper. Morgan Library & Museum, Thaw Collection, 2001.60

Women Artists in Paris, 1850-1900

Opens June 9
Women Artists in Paris, 1850–1900 examines a key period in the history of art during which an international group of women artists overcame gender-based restrictions to advance their art, taking important steps in the fight for a more egalitarian art world. Featuring more than seventy paintings, this exhibition presents renowned artists such as Berthe Morisot, Mary Cassatt, and Rosa Bonheur along with their lesser known but equally remarkable peers, including Anna Ancher, Lilla Cabot Perry, and Paula Modersohn-Becker.

The Art of Iron

Opens June 9
The Art of Iron: Objects from the Musée Le Secq des Tournelles, Rouen, Normandy presents thirty-six unique objects drawn from this celebrated collection of European wrought iron in an exhibition celebrating the craft and beauty of decorative iron work.

Youth Art Month Workshop: Art for Good

Wednesday, March 28, 2 pm
Join us after school on March 28, pick up a self-guide to look at artwork in our galleries that show acts of human kindness, and make a work of art that matters.


Saturday, March 31, 12:55 pm
Set in the 1950s on Coney Island, Phelim McDermott’s new production of Mozart’s comedy features Amanda Majeski as the conflicted Fiordiligi. David Robertson conducts. Click here for tickets

First Sunday Free

Sunday, April 1, 1-4 pm
On this free Sunday at the Clark, enjoy complimentary admission to the galleries and activities that ask visitors to reflect on their own identity and “face” the likenesses that hang on the walls here at the museum.