"Monet: The Early Years" Member-Only Preview

February 24, 2017,
9:30 am5:15 pm
Claude Monet, La Grenouillère, 1869

Claude Monet, La Grenouillère, 1869. Oil on canvas, 29 3/8 x 39 1/4 in. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (29.100.112). Image: www.metmuseum.org

Member-Only Preview Hours:

Thursday, February 23, 1–5:15 pm
Friday, February 24, 9:30 am–5:15 pm
Legion of Honor

Be among the first to experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see Monet’s mastery before Impressionism.

Monet: The Early Years will be the first major US exhibition devoted to the initial phase of Claude Monet’s (French, 1840–1926) career. Through approximately sixty paintings, the exhibition demonstrates the radical invention that marked the artist’s development during the formative years of 1858 to 1872. In this period the young painter developed his unique visual language and technique, creating striking works that manifested his interest in painting textures and the interplay of light upon surfaces. Depictions of moments both large and small, with friends and loved ones, in the solitude of forests and fields and in the quiet scenes of everyday, offer new revelations about an artist that many consider to be ubiquitous.

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Ticket Information

Advanced reservations highly recommended. Tickets are timed. Please arrive 15-30 minutes before the time on your reservation. Advance reservations can be printed or scanned directly from your mobile device to skip the ticketing line on the day of your visit. Please bring your membership card or photo ID for proof of valid membership.

Your membership level determines the total number of tickets you can reserve (Individual and discounted levels: 2 tickets, Family/Dual, Contributing, Supporting, Sustaining: 4 tickets, Friend level and higher: 6 tickets). 

Questions? Please contact Member Services at 415.750.3636 or membership@famsf.org.


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