LANDSCAPE WALK AT CLARK ART INSTITUTE FOCUSES ON SUSTAINABILITY

For Immediate Release
July 19, 2017
 
Williamstown, Massachusetts—Clark Art Institute horticulturist and Grounds Manager Matthew Noyes leads a free exploration of the Clark’s sustainability efforts on Saturday, August 5 at 11 am. Noyes takes participants on a walk around the campus, focusing on the Institute’s “green” initiatives including soil improvement and management, water management and recycling, the planting of 1,000 new trees, and reducing mowing of tall meadow grasses to preserve fossil fuels. Noyes will also take visitors to the pump room to explain how water management systems are environmentally responsible.
 
Visitors should meet at the Orientation Center located outside the entrance to the Clark Center. Space is limited and registration is required. To reserve, visit clarkart.edu or call 413 458 0524.
 
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 daily, 10 am to 5 pm. 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 2303.
 
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