Art events

Meet Me at the Clark

The Clark Art Institute

September 23 2:00 PM - August 23, 2019 4:00 PM

The Clark is pleased to offer Meet Me at the Clark, a free community education program designed for people living with Alzheimer’s disease.


Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA)

September 23, 2019 6:15 PM - September 23, 2019 6:45 PM

This special event, featuring saxophone and live electronics by artist, musician and composer Neil Leonard, celebrates the Autumnal Equinox.

Images in the Margins

The Clark

September 25, 2019 6:00 PM - September 25, 2019 7:00 PM

Anthony Grafton presents the free lecture, “Images in the Margins: Renaissance Readers Draw the Meanings of their Texts.”

Darby English: Some Things You Can Do With a Dome

The Clark

September 28, 2019 2:00 PM - September 28, 2019 3:00 PM

Darby English, the exhibition scholar for the American Pavilion at the 2019 Venice Biennale will discuss Swallowed Sun, part of the exhibition by artist Martin Puryear, the 2019 U.S. Representative to this year’s Biennale.

WCMA Fall Season Celebration

Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA)

October 3, 2019 5:00 PM - October 3, 2019 8:00 PM

Celebrate with WCMA this fall as they return to the newly renovated museum and showcase several outstanding exhibitions.

Plonsker Family Lecture in Contemporary Art

Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA)

October 5, 2019 3:00 PM - October 5, 2019 5:00 PM

Kenturah Davis will be the featured speaker at the annual Plonsker Family Lecture in Contemporary Art at WCMA this fall. Davis uses language in her art to explore how it shapes our understanding of our place in the world.

First Sunday Free: Go Green!

The Clark

October 6, 2019 1:00 PM - October 6, 2019 4:00 PM

Enjoy a day of free admission to the Clark along with specially designed activities to engage visitors with the “Rivers and Reverence” photography exhibition and the theme of sustainability.

Time of NOW Weekend


October 5 10:00 AM - October 6, 2019 6:00 PM

In consideration of the 24-hour news cycle and the ever-presence of rapid-fire technology, this two-day gathering of artists and thinkers asks what it means to be human today. The event is museum-wide.

Artist Talk: Cauleen Smith

Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA)

October 8, 2019 6:00 PM - October 8, 2019 7:30 PM

In this event hosted by MASS MoCA, Cauleen Smith discusses her exhibition “We Already Have What We Need” and her practice in general, which is often described as an exploration of “the everyday possibilities of the imagination.”

Artist Talk: Genevieve Gaignard


November 21, 2019 5:00 PM - November 21, 2019 6:00 PM

Exhibiting artist Genevieve Gaignard – whose work explores race, femininity, class, and their various intersections – discusses her extensive and topical practice.

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