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Process Gallery: Sonya Clark

This season’s Process Gallery dives into the rich themes of Sonya Clark: Monumental Cloth, The Flag We Should Know, and Sonya Clark: Heavenly Bound. This hands-free interactive space will look to revise the current state of monuments, search for power in textiles and humble cloth, and share some of the secrets of the Underground Railroad through music, QR codes, and the camera on your smartphone.

Process Gallery: Sonya Clark

Process Gallery: Sonya Clark

Process Gallery: Sonya Clark

Process Gallery: Sonya Clark

The Lab: Shadows

Step inside a shadowy wonderland in this immersive, hands-free space inspired by What We Do in the Shadows. The Lab features a stage for hand shadow puppets, a gallery of animals who take advantage of and escape their own shadows, a walk-in shadow forest, and prompts for playing with your shadow in the Sculpture Park.

The Lab: Shadows

The Lab: Shadows

The Lab: Shadows

The Lab: Shadows

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Support for The Lab and Process Gallery is provided by Foundation for MetroWest

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  • Location and Logistics
  • Safety and Comfort

Location and Logistics

The Lab is located on the 4th floor of the Museum building on the hill.

When visiting The Lab, we suggest that you use front or backpacks for carrying young children.

If you need to bring a stroller, you can enter the Museum building either:

Through the front entrance facing the parking lot. You will need to take two different elevators to reach the 4th floor. Front desk staff can help direct you.

Through the Pondside Doors on the far side of the Museum facing the Pond. You will enter the Museum building on the 3rd floor and will need to take one elevator to reach the 4th Floor.

Please bring strollers inside The Lab with you so that they do not interfere with the gallery exhibitions and group tours.

Please hold your children’s hands while walking through the Museum galleries to keep both people and art safe.

Safety and Comfort

Touching is absolutely allowed in The Lab, as well as in the Process Gallery and Reading Area on the 3rd floor. However, it is not allowed in any of the other Museum galleries.

Food and drink are not allowed anywhere in the Museum building. Please enjoy these in the Park or in the courtyard.

Please leave The Lab for others as you found it.

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