The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

The Clark Art Institute is one of a small number of institutions globally that is both an art museum and a center for research, critical discussion, and higher education in the visual arts. Opened in 1955, the Clark houses exceptional European and American paintings and sculpture, extensive collections of master prints and drawings, English silver, and early photography. Its Research and Academic program gathers an international community of scholars to participate in programs on topics of vital importance to the visual arts. The Clark library, open to the public, is one of the nation’s premier art history libraries. The Clark also houses and co-sponsors the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art. 

The Clark is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Galleries are open daily July through October 13, 2014, 10am to 5pm (Fridays in July and August until 7pm). From October 14, 2014, through June 30, 2015, galleries open Tuesday through Sunday, 10am to 5pm. Admission is 20 USD through October 31, 2014, and free year-round for Clark members, children 18 and younger, and students with valid ID. For more information, visit or call T 413 458 2303.