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225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
413-458-2303 http://www.clarkart.edu/

November 2019

Akhnaten

November 23 @ 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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$18 – $25

Now in its fourteenth season, The Met: Live in HD is the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live high-definition cinema simulcasts. Simulcasts feature the full performance along with backstage interviews and commentary. Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo headlines American composer Philip Glass’s transcendent contemporary creation, with Karen Kamensek conducting. Phelim McDermott’s stunning production employs a virtuosic company of acrobats and jugglers to conjure a mystical reimagining of ancient Egypt. Run time: 3 hours, 31 minutes

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Van Gogh & Japan

November 30 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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$10 – $12.50

“I envy the Japanese,” Vincent van Gogh wrote in a letter to his brother Theo. In the exhibition on which this film is based, Van Gogh & Japan at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, one can see why. Though Van Gogh never visited Japan, it is the country that had the most profound influence on him and his art. One cannot understand Van Gogh without understanding how Japanese art arrived in Paris in the middle of the nineteenth century…

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December 2019

Museum Store Sunday

December 1 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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Enjoy twenty-five percent off all Museum Store purchases as part of National Museum Store Sunday. Peruse our eclectic selection of jewelry, decor, gift items, and fine art books. Discount excludes sale items.

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Graphic Content (Part 2 of 3)

December 5 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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This three-part series looks at books and periodicals made by modern and contemporary artists. The series will consider how artists have used typography and the book form—from avant-garde journals of the early twentieth century to artists’ books of the last twenty years—to advance their aesthetic and political programs. These hands-on sessions, using books drawn from the Clark library’s extensive collections, are led by Robert Wiesenberger, associate curator of contemporary projects.

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New Parents Gallery Talk

December 6 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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The Clark warmly welcomes new parents and their infants to enjoy a guided visit in our galleries. This free program is best suited for parents with pre-toddlers. Strollers and front-carrying baby carriers are permitted.

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The Cassatt String Quartet in Concert

December 6 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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$20 – $25

The Cassatt String Quartet presents world premieres by composers Ileana Perez-Velazquez, Zachary Wadsworth, and Dylan Schneider, each of whom is a member of the Williams College faculty. Each composition is inspired by their favorite artwork in the Clark's permanent collection. To celebrate the opening of Williamstown's Holiday Walk weekend, the Cassatt String Quartet will round out the program with the festive music of Vivaldi’s “Winter” from the Four Seasons, and selections from the holiday favorite “The Nutcracker Suite” by Tchaikovsky.…

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The Magic Flute

December 8 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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$18 – $25

Now in its fourteenth season, The Met: Live in HD is the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live high-definition cinema simulcasts. Simulcasts feature the full performance along with backstage interviews and commentary. Julie Taymor’s kaleidoscopic production returns to select cinemas this holiday season in an encore presentation of the company’s first-ever Live in HD transmission. James Levine conducts a winning ensemble that includes tenor Matthew Polenzani, baritone Nathan Gunn, and bass René Pape in this abridged, English-language version of Mozart’s…

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Full Moon Winter Walk

December 12 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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Join Grounds Manager Matthew Noyes to explore the Clark’s campus by the light of the December full moon, the Full Cold Moon. On this nighttime walk you will explore with heightened senses and see how the landscape is transformed on a winter’s night. Visitors will be provided with lanterns, and, if weather allows, make use of the Clark’s snowshoes. Walk will begin promptly at 7 pm, so plan to arrive ahead of time. Visitors should dress warmly and be prepared…

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Start With Art Preschool Series

December 14 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on January 11, 2020 at 10:00 AM

One event on February 8, 2020 at 10:00 AM

One event on March 14, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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Get your preschoolers off to a good start with themed talks, gallery guides, and art-making activities specially designed for this age group. This month's activities are themed to the concept of movement. Best suited to three- to six-year-olds and their parents. No registration is necessary. These events are free and open to the public. Art can be messy, so please dress casually.

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Sugar Plum Fairy Tea Party

December 15 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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$12 – $32

Be transported into a magical fairyland while enjoying the Sugar Plum Fairy Tea Party! Sweeten the experience by completing the afternoon with an encore broadcast of the Bolshoi Ballet's HD production of The Nutcracker in the Clark’s auditorium. Individual tickets are available for only the tea party or ballet, but the best way to enjoy the day is to purchase a special combination ticket that offers a discounted rate that includes both the tea party and the ballet broadcast. The…

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The Nutcracker

December 15 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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$10 – $18

Snowflakes and sugar plum fantasies come to life in this encore HD broadcast of the exquisite Bolshoi Ballet production of Tchaikovsky’s beloved seasonal treat, The Nutcracker. Be transported into a magical fairyland while enjoying the big-screen experience in the Clark’s auditorium. Sweeten the holiday fun by starting the afternoon at the Sugar Plum Fairy Tea Party, featuring sweet and savory treats, hot chocolate, tea, or coffee. Details on the tea party and a special combo discount offer are here.

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Graphic Content (Part 3 of 3)

December 19 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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This three-part series looks at books and periodicals made by modern and contemporary artists. The series will consider how artists have used typography and the book form—from avant-garde journals of the early twentieth century to artists’ books of the last twenty years—to advance their aesthetic and political programs. These hands-on sessions, using books drawn from the Clark library’s extensive collections, are led by Robert Wiesenberger, associate curator of contemporary projects. Additional sessions in this series will be held on November…

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Water Lilies of Monet

December 28 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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$10 – $12.50

Voyage through the masterpieces and obsessions of the genius and founder of Impressionism, Claude Monet. An art-world disruptor at the turn of the twentieth century whose obsession with capturing light and water broke all convention, Monet revolutionized modern art with his timeless masterpieces. An in-depth, exclusive tour led by Monet scholars of the museums that house the largest collections of the prolific artist’s lilies paintings including the Musée Marmottan Monet, the Musée d’Orsay, the world-famous panels at the Musée de…

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January 2020

Hansard

January 4, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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$16 – $18

See Olivier Award-winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen), in this brand new play from Simon Woods, broadcast live from the National Theatre in London. It’s a summer’s morning in 1988 and Tory politician Robin Hesketh has returned home to the idyllic Cotswold house he shares with his wife of 30 years, Diana. But all is not as blissful as it seems. Diana has a stinking hangover, a fox is destroying…

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Start With Art Preschool Series

January 11, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 11, 2020 at 10:00 AM

One event on February 8, 2020 at 10:00 AM

One event on March 14, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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Get your preschoolers off to a good start with themed talks, gallery guides, and art-making activities specially designed for this age group. This month's activities are themed to the concept of movement. Best suited to three- to six-year-olds and their parents. No registration is necessary. These events are free and open to the public. Art can be messy, so please dress casually.

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February 2020

Start With Art Preschool Series

February 8, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 11, 2020 at 10:00 AM

One event on February 8, 2020 at 10:00 AM

One event on March 14, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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Get your preschoolers off to a good start with themed talks, gallery guides, and art-making activities specially designed for this age group. This month's activities are themed to the concept of movement. Best suited to three- to six-year-olds and their parents. No registration is necessary. These events are free and open to the public. Art can be messy, so please dress casually.

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March 2020

Start With Art Preschool Series

March 14, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 11, 2020 at 10:00 AM

One event on February 8, 2020 at 10:00 AM

One event on March 14, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267 United States
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Get your preschoolers off to a good start with themed talks, gallery guides, and art-making activities specially designed for this age group. This month's activities are themed to the concept of movement. Best suited to three- to six-year-olds and their parents. No registration is necessary. These events are free and open to the public. Art can be messy, so please dress casually.

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