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Student Art Exhibition: SketchPants at Home, Six Weeks of Creative Practice

15 April 2021 – 29 May 2021 Rare Book Room, Goddard Library Archives (1st Floor, off of the Academic Commons, behind ClarkRIDE desk) Monday–Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Goddard Library is delighted to host an exhibition of student art work created during Intersession 2021 in Instructor Jan Johnson’s ARTS 104: Creative Diet, a Six-Week…

May 8: Clark music faculty present ‘Genius Children: Honoring the Music of Black Composers, Part 3’

Following the success of the first “Genius Children: Honoring the Music of Black Composers” concert series from the Fall 2020 semester, Clark Arts will be reprising this series during the Spring 2021 semester. Please join us in celebrating a number of Black composers during the final of three concerts on Saturday, May 8th at 7:30…

March 15: Latin + American exhibition opens in Schiltkamp Gallery

March 15–May 9 in Schiltkamp Gallery, Traina Center for the Arts This exhibition showcases a group of contemporary American artists of Latinx heritage, which in itself includes a diverse group of identities having roots in the Spanish-speaking Caribbean, Central America, and South America, and comprises the descendants of Indigenous peoples, European settlers, and enslaved Africans.…

March 13: Clark music faculty present ‘Genius Children: Honoring the Music of Black Composers, Part 2’

  Following the success of the first “Genius Children: Honoring the Music of Black Composers” concert series from the Fall 2020 semester, Clark Arts will be reprising this series during the Spring 2021 semester. Please join us in celebrating a number of Black composers during the first of three concerts on March 13th at 7:30…

Feb. 27: Clark String Quartet performs concert of ‘Music for This Moment’

During the Spring 2021 semester, Clark Arts will host a series of virtual string concerts, “Music for this Moment: Voices of Hope and Defiance,” featuring the Clark University String Quartet. The first of the three concerts is this Saturday, February 27, at 7:30 p.m. The program — Shostakovitch, String Quartet No. 7; and Schubert, Cello…

Nov. 13: English Dept. hosts poetry reading by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

Please join us for a reading and conversation with award-winning poet Honorée Fanonne Jeffers as she shares work from her recent book, The Age of Phillis. Based on over a decade worth of research, The Age of Phillis fills in biographical gaps in what we know about the remarkable life of Phillis Wheatley Peters, often…

Oct. 14: A new Earth conversation presents ‘Farming While Black’ with Leah Penniman ’02, MAT ’03

Some of our most cherished sustainable farming practices — from organic agriculture to the farm cooperative and the CSA — have roots in African wisdom. Yet, discrimination and violence against African-American farmers have led to our decline from 14 percent of all growers in 1920 to less than 2 percent today, with a corresponding loss…

ClarkArts presents concert series honoring Black composers; Sept. 26, Oct. 17, Nov. 7

ClarkArts is proud to present “Genius Children,” a livestreamed concert series honoring the music of Black composers and featuring performances by Ariana Falk, cello and curator; Cailin Marcel Manson, voice; Peter Sulski, violin and viola; and Yelena Beriyeva, piano. Saturday, Sept. 26 Saturday, Oct. 17 Saturday, Nov. 7 All performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. and…