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A variety of special events are happening in conjunction with this exhibition, for members and the public alike.

Associates

Opening Celebration of The Impressionist’s Eye and Yoshitoshi
Thursday, April 11, 2019
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Great Stair Hall
Associates Level Required
By invitation only
Free reservation required

Join fellow leadership donors and museum curators for a unique opening reception celebrating two exciting exhibitions, The Impressionist’s Eye and Yoshitoshi: Spirit and Spectacle.

Led by Jennifer Thompson, The Gloria and Jack Drosdick Curator of European Painting and Sculpture, and Shelley Langdale, The Park Family Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings

Members-Only

Members’ Previews: The Impressionist's Eye
Dorrance Galleries, 1st floor
Membership Required
Free for Members

Be among the first visitors to experience The Impressionist’s Eye. Bring guests for only $10 each.

  • Friday, April 12, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 13, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 14, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Talks & Tours

Anne d’Harnoncourt Symposium: Impressionism Around the World
Perelman Auditorium, Perelman Building
Free tickets required
Free event ticket required; does not include museum admission

Impressionism Around the World: Art and Globalization
How did a quintessentially French art movement become an international phenomenon? Leading scholars explore Impressionism’s global reach at the turn of the twentieth century.

Symposium
Friday, April 12, 1:30–4:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 13, 10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Keynote Lecture
Friday, April 12, 5:00–7:00 p.m.

Closing Lecture: Opposition is True Friendship
Sunday, April 14, 2:00–3:00 p.m.
T. J. Clark, professor emeritus of Art History at University of California, Berkeley, gives a talk revisiting Impressionist artists Pissarro and Cézanne.

This program is organized by the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the History of Art Department of the University of Pennsylvania, and has been supported, in part, by the Sachs Program for Arts Innovation at the University of Pennsylvania and by the Center for American Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Presented in conjunction with The Impressionist’s Eye
  • Friday, April 12, 2019, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
  • Keynote Lecture
    5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
  • Saturday, April 13, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
  • Closing Lecture
    • Sunday, April 14, 2019, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
  • Members-Only

    Exhibition Tour: The Impressionist’s Eye
    Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

    Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition The Impressionist’s Eye. Peer over the shoulder of Claude Monet, Mary Cassatt, Vincent van Gogh, and others as they make their indelible mark on canvas, paper, and bronze.

    We also offer guided tours of this exhibition at these times (no reservations required):
    • Tuesday at 1:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
    • Thursday at 1:00 p.m.
    • Friday at 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
    • Saturday at 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
    • Sunday at 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. (no tours on the first Sunday of the month)
    • Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
    • Thursday, April 18, 2019, 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. (SOLD OUT)
    • Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
    • Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. (SOLD OUT)
    • Saturday, May 11, 2019, 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. (SOLD OUT)
    • Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. (SOLD OUT)
    • Thursday, May 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
    • Thursday, May 23, 2019, 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. (SOLD OUT)

    Members-Only

    Inside Look: Painting Paris
    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
    Dorrance Galleries
    Membership Required
    Paid tickets required
    $25 members; Patron and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary tour tickets; reservation required

    Get an insider’s point of view of The Impressionist’s Eye with Jennifer Thompson (The Gloria and Jack Drosdick Curator of European Painting and Sculpture and Curator of the John G. Johnson Collection).

    Family Programs

    Family Art Workshop: Let’s Paint (ages 4–7 with an adult)
    Sunday, May 26, 2019
    10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
    Studio 1
    Paid tickets required
    $20 ($16 members) per child

    Channel your inner Monet in this painting workshop. Explore colorful canvases in The Impressionist’s Eye, then roll up your sleeves and get ready to paint.

    Space is limited. Adults must register as well and are free with admission.

    Family Programs

    Family Art Workshop: Let’s Paint (ages 8–12 with an adult)
    Sunday, May 26, 2019
    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Studio 1
    Paid tickets required
    $20 ($16 members) per child

    Channel your inner Monet in this painting workshop. Explore colorful canvases in The Impressionist’s Eye, then roll up your sleeves and get ready to paint.

    Space is limited. Adults must register as well and are free with admission.

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