Clark Art Institute Williamstown MA will host a grand opening July 4, 2014. Thousands are expected in Williamstown to view this architectural delight and the collections. The information that follows courtesy of The Clark Art Institute Web Page gives up a preview.
Join us this summer as the Clark opens its new Visitor Center, renovated galleries, and expanded campus.
Opening Day: July 4, 2014
Here's a sneak peek of what to expect:
Visitor Center - New building designed by Tadao Ando - Spacious special exhibition galleries - Unique dining and shopping opportunities - Beautiful views of Stone Hill and the Clark's campus
Museum Building - Elegant renovated galleries - Reinstallation of the permanent collection, including the return of the French paintings collection after a three-year international tour - A fifteen percent increase in gallery space, including a new gallery for American art - New public areas
Manton Research Center - Increased access to the Clark's diverse collection of prints, drawings, and photographs in the new Manton Study Center for Works on Paper - A spacious public reading room, - Bookstore and coffee bar with free wifi
Campus - A three-tiered reflecting pool framing views of Stone Hill - Outdoor terraces - New and expanded walking trails