Meet Author Jodi Picoult

Saturday, October 8
#1 New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult debuts her new novel, Small Great Things, at the Clark during a special afternoon event. Click here for information about tickets.


The Clark Art Institute’s newly renovated Manton Research Center will open to the public on November 12, 2016.  A significant reconfiguration of the building’s first floor provides new public spaces including a gallery and study center for works on paper; a public reading room; and a bookstore and coffee bar, while building-wide upgrades for accessibility and life safety have enhanced its library, auditorium, and administrative offices. For more information, click here.


Sunday, Oct. 16, 3 pm
Join us for an intimate afternoon of chamber music under the direction of cellist Edward Arron and pianist Jeewon Park with clarinetist Romie de Guise-Langlois as they perform pieces by Beethoven, Bernstein, De Falla, Glinka, and Piazzolla. 

Closing October 10, Splendor, Myth,
and Vision

"[It] might get you a little hot
under the collar." —New York Times
The New York Times calls Splendor, Myth, and Vision: Nudes from the Prado “a weighty but also steamy exhibition."
Read the review here and plan your visit today!

The Met: Live in HD is Back!

The Clark’s auditorium will once again ring with the exquisite sounds of The Met: Live in HD!
Now in its eleventh season, The Met: Live in HD is the Metropolitan Opera’s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series of live performances transmitted to more than 2,000 movie theaters in seventy countries around the world. Live telecasts feature the full performance along with backstage interviews and commentary. The Clark presents eight live transmissions and four encores in our newly renovated, state-of-the-art auditorium, beginning November 13, 2016 and continuing through May 13, 2017.


Closing October 10
On view at the Lunder Center on Stone Hill, Sensing Place provides a unique opportunity to reflect on the enduring value of place through the lens of Stone Hill, a prominent geologic formation at the heart of the Clark’s campus. Explore the galleries, walk the Stone Hill trails, and consider: What is the meaning of place? What is the value of place? 


Friday, Sept. 30, 4 pm
Dr. Martinez-Conde, an award-winning neuroscientist, will use paintings from the exhibition Splendor, Myth, and Vision: Nudes from the Prado to talk about behavioral insights developed by Old Masters and how they used or challenged perceptual cues in their work.The program is hosted by the Clark and Williams College Program in Neuroscience and the Psychology Department. Free; registration required.

Trailblazer 5K Run

Saturday, Oct. 1, 8 am
$30.00 ($25.00 Clark members) plus $2.00 processing fee. Celebrate the beauty of the Clark's campus and the arrival of autumn at the first-ever Trailblazer 5K Run. Race partner Nature's Closet will present a race-day market featuring gear from vendors including Salomon and Smart Wool. Stretch out before and after the race with Be Fit Co.


Saturday, Oct. 1, 10 am - 1 pm
In honor of the exhibition Sensing Place: Reflecting on Stone Hill. this symposium will explore the important of place. Participants will engage in a cross-disciplinary dialogue moderated by exhibition co-curators Mark C. Taylor and Henry W. Art; keynote speech will be delivered by Michael Govan, director of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. 

Concert: Four Nations Ensemble

Saturday, Oct. 1, 7:30 pm
Join The Four Nations Ensemble for "Nocturne for the Kings of Spain," the last in a series of three evenings of Baroque music celebrating the Clark’s exhibition Splendor, Myth, and Vision: Nudes from the Prado. Preceding the concert from 6:00–7:30 pm, ticketholders enjoy private access to the exhibition; tapas and drinks available for purchase in Café 7 beginning at 6 pm.