This Week at the Clark: A weekly guide to movies, music, and special events happening at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute.
- Free Public Lecture: Ancient Chinese Objects in a Global Context - Sunday September 9, 3 PM
Dr. Lillian Lan-ying Tseng of New York University introduces recently excavated objects from a second-century BCE tomb and elaborates a Chinese pursuit of eternity that was comparable to the Egyptian mummification. She also discusses the role of trade among the ancient Chinese, placing tomb objects within a global context.
- Lectures and Gallery Talks: Looking At Lunchtime - Thursday September 13, 12:30 pm
Join us in the auditorium as Michael Cassin, Director of the Center for Education in the Visual Arts (CEVA) shares one of his favorite works of art from the Clark’s permanent collection. Free with gallery admission.
- Through Shên-kan and Then & Now To Close Sunday, September 16
This week is your last opportunity to view Through Shên-kan: Sterling Clark in China and Then & Now: Photographs of Northern China at the Stone Hill Center! Through Shên-kan celebrates the Clark’s founder, Sterling Clark, by commemorating an expedition through the provinces of Shanxi and Gansu he organized at the turn of the century. One hundred years later, contemporary Chinese photographer Li Ju documented significant stops on the Clark expedition, examining the changes in rural China. Then & Now showcases Ju’s photographs alongside historical images by members of the “Shên-kan” expedition.
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