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Masked Fun at Halloween Family Day at the Clark Oct. 30

For Immediate Release

October 20, 2004

Masks are theme for an afternoon of family activities celebrating Halloween at the Clark Art Institute on Saturday, October 30, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Activities planned include hands-on art-making activities, hayrides, gallery programs, and live entertainment. Costumes are encouraged. Admission is free.

Art making activities will include masks, jack-o'lanterns, and face puppets. Families will enjoy hayrides on the Clark grounds.
At 1:15 and 3:15 p.m., kid-friendly gallery talks on the theme "Masks, Faces, and Expression" will include a special show of prints and photographs featuring masks and masquerade.

Live entertainment will include the interactive play "The Singing, Ringing Tree" by Imagine That! Productions at 2 p.m. and roaming mime Robert Rivest.

At 2:30 p.m., kids ages ten and up may participate in a masked dance workshop with the Williams College dance program, culminating in a live performance at 4 p.m. People who wish to dance should wear comfortable, non-restrictive clothing and sneakers.

In addition to Masks and Masquerade, the special exhibition Medieval Mystery: Who Is the Master of the Embroidered Foliage? will be on view.

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts.  For more information call 413-458-2303 or visit www.clarkart.edu.

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