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New Clark Art Exhibit Draws From Philanthropist's Collection

Thaw donated his collection of more than 400 drawings to the Morgan Library & Museum in New York, which celebrated the gift with the September 2017 opening of "Drawn to Greatness: Master Drawings from the Thaw Collection," an exhibit that has drawn critical acclaim for the diversity and quality of the works presented. In recognition of Thaw's longstanding interest in the Clark Art Institute, "Drawn to Greatness" will travel to Williamstown for an exclusive presentation at the Clark from Feb. 3 t

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Clark Art Institute Names Winner of Prize for Excellence in Arts Writing

Grigsby is the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Professor in the Arts and Humanities at the University of California, Berkeley. The award presentation will take place on Saturday, April 7, during an event at the Milton Resnick and Pat Passloff Foundation in New York City.

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Clark Art Institute Names New Chief Advancement Officer

Woodward comes to the Clark from the Harvard Art Museums, where he currently serves as director of institutional advancement. He assumes his new role on March 1.

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Clark Art Celebration Honors Contemporary Artist

The events coincide with the Clark's special exhibit "No Rules: Helen Frankenthaler Woodcuts" (on view through Sept. 24) and "As in Nature: Helen Frankenthaler Paintings (on view through Oct. 9).

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Clark Art Institute Appoints New Director for Research and Academic Program

Saltzman is the chair of the Department of the History of Art at Bryn Mawr College and is the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Chair in the Humanities. She will lead the program's international agenda of intellectual events and collaborations and will oversee the Clark's residential Fellows program, all based on the Institute's 140-acre campus.

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Center for Spain in America Sponsors Fellowship at Clark Art Institute

The Center for Spain in America promotes advanced study and public awareness of Spanish art and visual culture in the United States, also focusing on the history of Spanish presence and the influence of Spanish art and culture on North America. CSA cooperates with universities, libraries, archives, museums, and other educational or cultural institutions fostering academic excellence in the field of Spanish studies in the United States and supporting activities such as symposia, lecture series, e

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Clark Art Institute Names Senior Curator

Bell currently serves as the curator in charge of European paintings at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, where she has organized a number of important exhibits.

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Clark Art Institute to Reopen Manton Center

The 1970s era Manton Center will open to the public for the first time on Saturday with the lecture by Selldorf, who helmed the renovation, a concert featuring Grammy Award-winning jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval and the opening of two galleries: the Manton Gallery for British Art and the Eugene V. Thaw Gallery for Works on Paper.

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Clark Art Receives Gift of Allan Sekula's Private Library

An international artist, photographer, filmmaker, and writer, Sekula was recognized as a public intellectual, art critic, and theorist, as well as for the social commentary, criticism, and activism that informed his life and work. He was a member of the Photography and Media Program faculty at the California Institute of the Arts. Collected over decades, the library reflects Sekula’s personal and professional interests.

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Major Gift Provides Support for Clark's New Works on Paper Gallery

The Eugene V. Thaw Gallery for Works on Paper is named in honor of the noted art dealer, collector, scholar and author. The gallery, located on the ground floor of the Manton Research Center, is the Clark’s first gallery dedicated exclusively to the display of works on paper.

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Clark Art Institute Offers Gentle Yoga Classes

Each yoga class focuses on a work in the Clark’s collection to explore visualization techniques and meditation, reducing stress and encouraging a greater sense of peaceful well-being.

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Clark Art Institute Acquires Emile Bernard Painting

The painting was once owned by noted collector Samuel Josefowitz, who was among the most important 20th-century collectors of the works of Paul Gauguin and of the wider Pont-Aven School.

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Williamstown Planning Board OKs Temporary Office, Labs on Stetson Court

The Planning Board on Tuesday approved the erection of temporary office and lab space on a Williams College-owned street. The college came to the board for a development plan review for 1,200 square foot of temporary space that will house offices and labs for the math and psychology departments during the construction of the new science center.

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CATA Artists on Exhibit at Clark Art Institute

"CATA at the Clark" is an expansion of the CATA’s annual summer art show celebrating the works of area artists with disabilities. Part of the show opened on Friday at Pittsfield’s Lichtenstein Center for the Arts. The North County exhibition will be on display in the Clark’s Lunder Center at Stone Hill through Aug. 14.

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Clark Art Institute Names New Director

Meslay, an accomplished museum professional and noted scholar, will become the Clark’s fifth director when he assumes his new role on Aug. 22.

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Clark Welcomes Masterpieces from the Prado

In 16th and 17th century Spain, many of the masterworks of Titian and Reubens were available only to the privileged few. Starting Saturday, visitors to the Clark Art Institute have the privilege of seeing several of their important works, on loan for the summer from the Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid.

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