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Docent Lecture: "Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art", by Jim Kohn

Paintings by Renoir and Cezanne
June 15, 2014 - 1:00pm2:00pm

Intimate Impressionism includes nearly 70 Impressionist and Post-Impressionist still lifes, portraits, and landscapes whose charm and fluency invite close scrutiny. Included are significant works by Édouard Manet, Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, Georges Seurat, and Vincent van Gogh. Mabny of the intimately scaled paintings in the exhibition were displayed in domestic interiors, and they often became gifts shared among friends.

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Docent Lecture: "The Garden: An Alfresco Studio for Impressionist Painters", Carol Nelson

Painting of sunflowers
June 15, 2014 - 2:15pm3:15pm

The garden served as inspiration for many Impressionist painters. Among the most enthusiastic gardeners were Gustave Caillebotte, Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Paul Cézanne. Which came first—an interest in the garden or in painting—is not always easy to determine.

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Docent Lecture: "Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art", by Maureen O'Brien

June 3, 2014 - 2:15pm3:15pm

Intimate Impressionism includes nearly 70 Impressionist and Post-Impressionist still lifes, portraits, and landscapes whose charm and fluency invite close scrutiny. Included are significant works by Édouard Manet, Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, Georges Seurat, and Vincent van Gogh. Mabny of the intimately scaled paintings in the exhibition were displayed in domestic interiors, and they often became gifts shared among friends.

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Docent Lecture: "Impressionist Paris: City of Light", by Jim Kohn

Photograph of 19th-century Paris
June 3, 2014 - 1:00pm2:00pm

From the dark alleys at the dawn of the Impressionist era to the world of color and light of the early 20th century, the city of Paris was a continual source of inspiration for the artists and photographers who adopted it as a subject. This presentation features prints, drawings, photographs, paintings, and illustrated books from the permanent collection and several distinguished private collections.

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Artful Discoveries

Docent leading a tour
June 26, 2014 - 1:00pm2:00pm

Artful Discoveries is a program for individuals with early-stage dementia and their family members or care partners. Artful Discoveries is interactive and a chance to join others in looking and talking about art—no previous experience required!  Specially trained museum docents will highlight themes, artists, and exhibitions in the museum’s galleries.

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Artful Discoveries

Docent leading a tour
June 10, 2014 - 1:00pm2:00pm

Artful Discoveries is a program for individuals with early-stage dementia and their family members or care partners. Artful Discoveries is interactive and a chance to join others in looking and talking about art—no previous experience required!  Specially trained museum docents will highlight themes, artists, and exhibitions in the museum’s galleries.

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