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AHEAD: Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts. July 4

After a 12-year project that adds more than 13,000 square feet of gallery space, the Clark will unveil its renewed 140-acre campus on Independence Day. The expansion unites a new visitor center designed by Tadao Ando with a renovated museum building and research center, designed by Selldorf Architects. “I have tried to express a deep respect for the landscape outside and an equal reverence for the art inside,” says the Pritzker Prize winner. The buildings surround a three-tiered reflecting pool, designed by Ando and landscape architects Reed Hilderbrand, that highlights a rethinking of Clark’s topography, draws a link to surrounding woodland, and serves as a water-management system. Gensler served as executive architect for all phases of the project. Fittingly, one of the inaugural special exhibitions is titled Make It New.