WILLIAMSTOWN -- Spring Street in Williamstown will welcome a new pop-up shop on Monday, July 1 when the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute opens EXTRA!, offering national and international newspapers, art and culture magazines, and a curated selection of books, art publications, and gift items.
EXTRA!, at 73 Spring St., will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., welcoming residents and visitors to drop in for the morning’s paper, take a break in the reading room, or browse the shop’s offerings. The shop will be open through October.
"We hope that EXTRA! will give our friends and neighbors a comfortable gathering spot where they can catch up on the news of the world and enjoy the chance to sample some wonderful books and magazines," Michael Conforti, director of the Clark, said in the news release announcing the opening.
The shop will carry a wide array of national and international newspapers. Local papers, including The Berkshire Eagle and North Adams Transcript, will be available daily. Art publications include Art in America, Art Forum and Cabinet and a diverse offering of titles from around the world.