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Clark to Offer Studio Art Lessons for Children Ages Six Through Twelve

For Immediate Release

March 10, 2000

Two ten-week art classes at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute this spring will introduce children to art history and teach them painting, drawing, and sculpting techniques.

Instructor Jennifer Lovett will offer the lessons for ages nine to twelve on Tuesdays, March 21 through May 30, and for ages six to eight on Thursdays, March 23 through June 1. All classes meet from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m.; there will be no classes on April 18 or 20. Cost for the course, which includes ten lessons and all materials, is $120 per child ($100 per child for members).

Advance registration is required. To register, call the education department at 413-458-2303, extension 363. Jennifer Lovett taught art at Stamford Elementary School for three years before offering studio art courses at the Clark beginning in the spring of 1999.

Prior to her work with school children, Lovett was assistant curator at the Clark from 1985 to 1990 and associate curator from 1990 to 1995. She received her master's degree from the Clark Art Institute/Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art in 1981.

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts.  The galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission is free through May.  For more information call 413-458-2303 or visit www.clarkart.edu.

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