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 admissions and take a hike to the installation.

First Sundays Free

Now through May 7, 2017
Free admission on the first Sunday of each month! 

Explore the Multimedia Guide

Multimedia guides are available at admissions for $5 (members $3). Download the free app onto your smartphone using iTunes or Google Play™. When using the mobile app in the galleries, please bring earbuds.

Japanese Impressions

Now through April 2, 2017
Japanese Impressions: Color Woodblock Prints from the Rodbell Family Collection is the first exhibition at the Clark to focus specifically on Japanese prints from its permanent collection. Featuring selections from a foundational gift made in 2014 of sixty-three woodblock prints from the Rodbell Family Collection, as well as several loans from private collections, the exhibition highlights a century of Japanese color woodblock printing represented by three generations. 

An Inner World

Opens March 5
An Inner World features seven exceptional genre paintings by Dutch artists working in or near the city of Leiden in the seventeenth century. The exhibition brings together paintings from the Clark’s collection and The Leiden Collection, a private collection in New York. Installed in an intimate gallery, it complements the Clark’s sixteenth- and seventeenth-century cabinet paintings by Dutch, Flemish, and Italian artists.
Image: The Leiden Collection, New York

Looking North and South

Opens March 5
Looking North and South explores the artistic exchange among artists working in the Netherlands, Germany, and Italy in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Europe through the production of prints, drawings, and rare books. The exhibition considers how artists responded to the work of their contemporaries, revealing intersections and divergences in artistic production, thought, and tradition.

Free Film: Equinox Flower

Sunday, Feb. 26, 1:30 pm
Director Yasujiro Ozu creates a film in which color—red in particular—is a prime character. A father deals with the marriage of his daughter, and of the confrontation of family and tradition with a changing society. 

Free Lecture: The Painted Stage

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 5:30 pm
Clark/Oakley Fellow Marden Nichols presents, "The Painted Stage." This lecture uncovers an ancient Roman conception of theater as painting-in-motion and explores the repercussions of this frame of thought for simultaneous developments in painting and dramatic literature. 

Free Film: Only Yesterday

Wednesday, Mar.1, 6 pm
City girl Taeko visits country relatives and wonders if she’s been true to the dreams of her childhood self. Isao Takahata directs.

New Parents Gallery Talk

Friday, Mar.3, 10:15 am
The Clark warmly welcomes new parents and their infants into the galleries for an informal guided gallery talk. This program is designed to give parents a cognitive break from thinking about “all things baby” and is best suited for parents with pre-toddlers. Strollers and front-carrying baby carriers are permitted.