Kids’ Cooking Class Offered at Clark Art Institute

Williamstown, Mass. — The popular Kids Can Cook! class returns to the Clark Art Institute on Friday, December 27, from 11 am to 12:30 pm. Constellation Culinary Executive Chef Chris Gouty instructs children ages 5 to 10 in the art of decorating cakes.

Children will learn how to roll out and shape fondant. Then they can express their creativity by decorating Rice Krispies treats, a sheet cake, and a cupcake with fondant and frosting. All participants receive a take-home goodie bag with a cupcake and an icing tip to use at home.

The cost of the class is $30 ($28 for members). Space is limited. Reserve at or by calling 413 458 0524.

About the Clark

The Clark Art Institute, located in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, is one of a small number of institutions globally that is both an art museum and a center for research, critical discussion, and higher education in the visual arts. Opened in 1955, the Clark houses exceptional European and American paintings and sculpture, extensive collections of master prints and drawings, English silver, and early photography. Acting as convener through its Research and Academic Program, the Clark gathers an international community of scholars to participate in a lively program of conferences, colloquia, and workshops on topics of vital importance to the visual arts. The Clark library, consisting of more than 275,000 volumes, is one of the nation’s premier art history libraries. The Clark also houses and co-sponsors the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art.

The Clark, which has a three-star rating in the Michelin Green Guide, is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Its 140-acre campus includes miles of hiking and walking trails through woodlands and meadows, providing an exceptional experience of art in nature. Galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm; open daily in July and August. Admission is $20; free year-round for Clark members, children 18 and younger, and students with valid ID. Free admission is available through several programs, including First Sundays Free; a local library pass program; EBT Card to Culture; and Blue Star Museums. For more information on these programs and more, visit or call 413 458 2303.