Machine Age Modernism
with Chris Waters

Friday, April 24, 3 pm
Chris Waters, Hans W. Gatzke '38 Professor of Modern European History at Williams College, presents a gallery talk on Machine Age Modernism: Prints from the Daniel Cowin Collection. A specialist in modern British history, Waters provides a social and cultural historical framework for the prints on view.

Japanese Prints Gifted to the Clark

Prints date from 1832 to 1971
Sixty-three prints were gifted by long-time Clark docent Adele Rodbell of Richmond, Massachusetts. Click here to read the press release and here to read the Berkshire Eagle story.

Image: Kawase Hasui (Japanese, 1883–1957), Snow at Kiyomizu Hall, Ueno (detail), 1929. Clark Art Institute. Gift of the Rodbell Family Collection, 2014.16.28

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Free Admission with Patriots or
Seahawks Gear

Monday, April 20
On Monday, April 20, in honor of Patriots Day, all visitors wearing New England Patriots or Seattle Seahawks gear will receive free admission. Come see Albert Bierstadt's magnificent Puget Sound on the Pacific Coast, on loan from the Seattle Art Museum as the result of a friendly Super Bowl rivalry with the Clark.

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Machine Age Modernism on View

Machine Age Modernism: Prints from the Daniel Cowin Collection is open through May 17. The exhibition features forty prints produced between World War I and World War II.

Image: Sybil Andrews, Sledgehammers (detail), 1933. Color linocut on paper. Daniel Cowin Collection © Glenbow, Calgary, 2014

Teacup Collection Celebration

Sunday, April 19, 1:30–5 pm
Join Berkshires artist Molly Hatch for a tea in Café 7 at 1:30 pm ($25/$23 members; click here to reserve tickets), an author's book talk with curator Kathleen Morris at 3 pm in the Clark Center; and a book signing in the Museum Store at 4 pm. Custom mugs and original artwork will be available for sale.

Steampunk Printmakers

Monday, April 20 through Friday, April 24
In this workshop for children ages 8-14, led by IS183's Lucie Castaldo, students create art inspired by the Machine Age Modernism exhibition while exploring a variety of printmaking techniques. 
The five-day session is $190 ($160 Clark, IS183 members) plus $10 materials fee. Register at or call 413 298 5252.

Belinda Rathbone and
The Boston Raphael

Sunday, April 26, 3 pm
Author Belinda Rathbone, daughter of the former Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Director Perry T. Rathbone, presents an inside look at her father's controversial acquisition of a painting attributed to Raphael.