Clark Art Fun on First Sunday Program

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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Clark Art Institute will offer a day of special activities on Sunday, Feb. 5 as part of its Fun on First Sundays program. 
Admission to the galleries and special exhibitions is free all day, and visitors can enjoy activities from 1–4 pm. 
To honor the Manton Research Center building's fiftieth-anniversary celebration, February's First Sunday theme, weather, is inspired by an artist in the Clark's Manton collection—who was as much a meteorologist as he was an artist—John Constable. Explore tools used to understand weather conditions and pose with a friend in front of the "wacky weather photobooth." Then, celebrate the snowy season by making a snow globe or weather landscape. A weather scientist leads discussions about Constable's cloud paintings at 1:15 pm and 3:15 pm.
Admission to the Clark is free through March 2023. For more information, visit No advance registration required.

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Clark Art First Free Sunday

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.—The Clark Art Institute's First Sunday Free program continues on Sunday, April 2, offering free admission to the galleries and special exhibitions from 10 am–5 pm, a series of special activities from 1–4 pm, and a pop-up display of works on paper on view from 11 am–1 pm. April's theme is "Portals," complementing the Clark's latest exhibition "Portals: The Visionary Architecture of Paul Goesch."
According to a press release:
After walking through "Portals: The Visionary Architecture of Paul Goesch," transport yourself through a portal of imagination and creativity. Build your own "fantasy architecture" (one that's big enough to play in) using giant sheets of cardboard. This activity takes place in the Clark Center lower level and galleries. Then, experiment with color while designing a suncatcher and be ushered into the fantastical with award-winning storyteller Rona Leventhal's Kaleidoscope of Stories at 2 pm in the Clark's auditorium.
In conjunction with other portals-related activities, the Clark's Manton Study Center for Works on Paper hosts a pop-up exhibition inspired by Paul Goesch's architectural designs. See how artists from Dürer to Turner used lighting effects and enchanting decoration to enliven doors, arches, and other passageways, and illustrate their own imaginative portals. The pop-up display will be on view from 11 am–1 pm in the Manton Study Center for Works on Paper, located in the Manton Research Center.
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