CLARK ART INSTITUTE PARTNERS WITH HIGHLAND STREET FOUNDATION TO PRESENT FREE FUN FRIDAY

Admission to the Clark is free Friday, June 23

June 7, 2017
 
Williamstown, MA—Admission to the Clark Art Institute is free on Friday, June 23 from 10 am–5 pm as part of the Highland Street Foundation’s ninth annual Free Fun Fridays summer event series.
 
The Free Fun Fridays program provides free admission to many cultural and historical venues in Massachusetts. This summer, eighty-five institutions across the state will offer free admission to families. For a complete list of participants, visit highlandstreet.org.
 
ABOUT THE HIGHLAND STREET FOUNDATION
Since 1989, the Highland Street Foundation has worked to enrich the lives of children and families in Massachusetts by donating more than $170 million to worthy nonprofit organizations. From its support of TADpole playground in Boston Common, to providing tickets to local sporting events to local nonprofits, to building capacity and providing technical assistance to hundreds of nonprofit organizations, the foundation is dedicated to expanding opportunities for families in Massachusetts and beyond.
 
ABOUT THE CLARK
The Clark Art Institute, located in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, is one of a small number of institutions globally that is both an art museum and a center for research, critical discussion, and higher education in the visual arts. Opened in 1955, the Clark houses exceptional European and American paintings and sculpture, extensive collections of master prints and drawings, English silver, and early photography. Acting as convener through its Research and Academic Program, the Clark gathers an international community of scholars to participate in a lively program of conferences, colloquia, and workshops on topics of vital importance to the visual arts. The Clark library, consisting of more than 270,000 volumes, is one of the nation’s premier art history libraries. The Clark also houses and co-sponsors the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art.
 
The Clark is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm; open daily in July and August. Admission is $20; free year-round for Clark members, children 18 and younger, and students with valid ID. For more information, visit clarkart.edu or call 413 458 4303.
 
 
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