Free fun for families at art insititute
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WILLIAMSTOWN, MA—The Clark Art Institute hosts Free Fun Friday on August 8 as a part of the Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Fridays statewide cultural initiative.

Gallery admission is free to all, with special activities throughout the day for all ages, including a hay ride, a scavenger hunt of the nature trails, lawn games, face painting, and craft tables for kids.

Free cotton candy will be served, and grilled barbecue fare is available for sale from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm. Galleries will be open until 7 pm.

On view are three special exhibitions: “Make It New: Abstract Painting from the National Gallery of Art, 1950–1975” and “Cast from Eternity: Ancient Ritual Bronzes from the Shanghai Museum,” both in the new Tadao Ando-designed Clark Center, and “Raw Color: The Circles of David Smith” at the Lunder Center at Stone Hill.

Free Fun Fridays is an annual summer program that invites residents and tourists to visit designated cultural attractions every Friday this summer with free admission. No registration or tickets required—just visit and enjoy. Free Fun Fridays includes 60 museums and cultural venues across Massachusetts. For more information visit

For more information visit or call (413) 458-2303.

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