Parties & Openings
March 25 - Lenox
Flying Deer Dance Party
March 16 - Williamstown
WCMA Season Celebration
March 3 - Lenox
Andrew DeVries Benefit Party
CATA At The Clark Draws A Crowd
Amy Krzanik reports from Williamstown. The Clark Art Institute’s Stone Hill Center hosted a large and happy crowd of supporters on Thursday night, April 10 as Community Access to the Arts (CATA) opened an exhibit of work by its A.R.T. students. The A.R.T., or Artistic Realization Technologies, program is a painting workshop for area adults with profound physical disabilities. Many of the students and their teachers were on hand to introduce the work and revel in its vibrant beauty. A bevy of unique gifts such as necklaces, magnets and other items emblazoned with the students’ work were for sale to help raise funds for the A.R.T. program. An after-party at Hops and Vines featured food from Deborah Gallagher Catering and guest bartenders, with all tips going to benefit CATA and its students.(Shown above: Executive Director Margaret Keller and Founding Director Sandy Newman.)
Becky Gold, Sarah Holland, Chrissy Wooliver and Sadie; Artist Carol Neuhaus with Bonny Estabrooks.
Board member Steve Shatz with Board President John Whalan; Cliff Love and artist Cathy Crofut.
Leah Couture poses in front of her art; Board member Ben Silberstein, Elaine Silberstein, Brendan Mathews and Margaret Keller.
Ben and Elaine Silberstein, Liz Williams, John Whalan and Dawn Lane, CATA’s program and artistic director.
Artist Katrina Couture, Diane Firtell and faculty artist Stefanie Weber; Pat and Dennis Hogan with artist Myles Tosk in front of his work.