Temporary Gallery Closure

The Impressionist Gallery (Gallery 2) in the Museum Building will be closed February 1–15 while necessary upgrades are completed. All other galleries in the Museum Building and the Eye for Excellence exhibition in the Clark Center remain open during this time.
 
We apologize for the inconvenience. 

Clark Campus Wins National Award For Landscape Architecture

Reed Hilderbrand Wins Honor Award in General Design
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has awarded Reed Hilderbrand with its Honor Award in General Design. Reed Hilderbrand's design of the Clark's renovated and expanded campus includes a one-acre reflecting pool, new trails, and unification of the variety of architectural works into a singular campus.
Read the full story.

Photo © Jeff Goldberg/Esto

60th Anniversary Video

As we celebrate the Clark’s 60th anniversary year, we look back at the progress and change that has helped us to grow.

Connect with Art Online!

Multimedia guides are available at the admission desk for $5 (members $3). Engage with more than 150 works in the collection through in-depth audio, video, and interactive content; take an environmental sustainability tour of the campus; delve into the history of the Clark; plan your visit; and more!

The multimedia guide is also available as a free mobile app; download onto your smartphone using iTunes or Google Play™. When using the mobile app in the galleries, please bring earbuds.

Rare Delacroix Study on View

On February 9 a fascinating oil study by Eugène Delacroix will go on view in the Clark’s galleries, marking the first time since 1930 that it has been publicly exhibited.  The work, dating from the mid-1800s, was likely intended for one of Delacroix’s murals for the Church of Saint-Sulpice in Paris. Its exhibition here at the Clark is the result of a generous long-term loan. Read about the painting in the New York Times

Once Naughty, Now Nice

‘Splendor, Myth, and Vision’ opens June 12
The Clark's summer show, Splendor, Myth, and Vision: Nudes from the Prado, brings twenty-eight Old Master paintings from the Museo Nacional del Prado—twenty-four which have never traveled to the United States. The exhibition examines collecting at the Spanish court, especially during the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Read the article in the New York Times here.

Thomas Schütte: Crystal

Thomas Schütte: Crystal is the contemporary artist’s first full-scale architectural artwork in the United States. Located on a meadow near the top of Stone Hill, Crystal provides visitors the opportunity to reflect on how landscapes and places are constructed and preserved. Pick up a trail map at the admissions desk and take a hike to the installation.

Valentine’s Day at the Clark

Sunday, Feb 14
Make your Valentine's Day special with a visit to the Clark!
Start your day off with a gourmet brunch with seatings at 11 am and 12:30 pm (SOLD OUT).
Throughout the day, enjoy music and gallery talks, including a performance by Williams College violinist Scott Daniel at 12:30 pm and a cappella groups at 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm. Love-themed gallery talks will be held at 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm.
At 3 pm, join us in Café 7 for a special Valentine’s Day tea (SOLD OUT).
Saturday, Feb 13, 2:30 pm
It's Midwinter Movie Madness at the Clark! Part two of our sun-drenched series is the animated film Rio (G, 96 min). Blu, a domesticated macaw, meets the fiercely independent Jewel and takes off on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro with the bird of his dreams. Free!

New Works on View

Nearly fifty new works have been installed in our Eye for Excellence exhibition, including three chalk drawings by Claude Lorrain and a woodcut by Emil Nolde, among many others. Come take a look!
Image: Claude Lorrain, A Wooded Landscape with Distant Buildings (detail), 1640–50