Posts Tagged ‘Clark Art Institute’

Valentine’s Day in the Berkshires

January 23rd, 2015 by philhalpern

Valentine’s Day in the Berkshires is always special, and the 2015 calendar makes it easy to celebrate, since  Valentine’s Day occurs during the 3-day Presidents Weekend. Visitors will enjoy the natural beauty of the Berkshires, where beautiful snow covers the ground under sunny blue skies and crisp air. Go skiing, snowshoeing, shopping in our boutiques and galleries, […]

The Clark Art Institute, a Berkshires Art Museum, Re-Opens July 4th

June 3rd, 2014 by philhalpern

Among the events to celebrate this July 4th is the re-opening of the famous Berkshires art museum, The Clark Art Institute. Founded by Sterling and Francine Clark,   The Clark opened in 1955 and has been known ever since for its outstanding collection of American and European paintings and sculpture.  Among our favorites are the […]

Discount Tickets to the Clark Art Institute

March 22nd, 2014 by philhalpern

Celebrate the Grand Reopening of the Clark Art Institute! Brook Farm Inn will sell you two discounted tickets when you reserve a room for tw during the month of August. 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 […]

You Can Be a Curator at the Clark

March 28th, 2012 by philhalpern

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, a Berkshires treasure, is undergoing construction and renovation.  It’s open continuously, and is using this time as an opportunity to experiment with new ideas about curating the collection.  The public is invited to participate through a program called uCurate.  Visitors are invited to use computer terminals to design […]

Chamber Music at the Clark in August

July 21st, 2010 by philhalpern

Here’s a recommendation from your Lenox B&B innkeepers:  make a night of it each Tuesday in August, as the Clark — an outstanding art museum in the Berkshires — offers an experience of art, food and music.  The galleries and shop remain open until 6 PM.  You can then enjoy a prix fixe dinner at 6:00, […]

Clark Art Institute Exhibit

March 30th, 2010 by philhalpern

We have just visited the Clark Art Institute and were thrilled at the exhibit of works by Giovanni Boldini. This exhibit is on view only until the end of April, and the Clark charges no admission fee this time of year. Boldini was an impressionist known mainly for portraiture, but did wonderful street scenes and […]

New Clark Art Institute Exhibit: Boldini Rediscovered!

February 15th, 2010 by philhalpern

No matter how many times we visit the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, we find something new.  Now there’s an exhibit of Impressionist painter, Giovanni Boldini, who is new to us and we’re glad to discover him. The exhibit will be on display until April 25th. During the 1890s and early 1900s, Giovanni Boldini achieved […]

A New Play at Williamstown Theatre Festival

July 30th, 2009 by philhalpern

Tonight’s the opening of “The Torch-Bearers” at Williamstown Theatre Festival, in Williamstown, MA.  This theater has been renowned as a Berkshires tradition for 55 years.  The play is a 1920’s side-splitting farce about a bunch of amateurs trying to produce a play, sort of like “Noises Off.” Williamstown is about 40 minutes from Brook Farm […]

Tanglewood Teams Up with the Clark Art Institute

May 11th, 2009 by philhalpern

Since no trip to the Berkshires is complete without visits to the Clark and Tanglewood, Brook Farm Inn in Lenox Massachusetts is glad to announce that the two venues have paired to offer the perfect package of art and music. For only $45 (a 25% savings) you can purchase two Clark admissions and two Tanglewood […]

Toulouse Lautrec Opening at the Clark

January 30th, 2009 by philhalpern

The story of Henri Toulouse -Lautrec and the Paris nightlife he mined for his art will be on view at the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA, beginning this Sunday.  The exhibition is open until April 26, and at Brook Farm Inn, we can’t wait to go to the opening.  The Clark offers free admission this time of year, and […]