Get Away to "A Street In Venice" During Lunchtime Talk December 8 at the Clark

For Immediate Release

November 22, 2005

The next Looking at Lunchtime Gallery Talk at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute will be held Thursday, December 8 at 12:30 pm. Michael Cassin, the Clark’s curator of education, will discuss John Singer Sargent’s A Street in Venice during a half hour gallery talk. The talk and gallery admission are free.

Cassin’s talk on A Street in Venice will explore some of the mysteries of this enigmatic painting such as the identities of the people depicted, their location, their relationship, and whether or not these questions can be answered.

The Looking at Lunchtime series is held the second Thursday of every month featuring a curator or special guest highlighting a work of art or collection at the Clark. Attendees are welcomed to purchase food from the courtyard cafe or bring a bag lunch.

The Clark is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. The galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm (daily in July and August.) Admission is free November through May. Admission June 1 through October 31 is $10 for adults, free for children 18 and under, members, and students with valid ID. For more information, call 413-458-2303 or visit


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