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|Get up close and personal with great 19th-century works in The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute during these unique opportunities to see works by Renoir, Degas, Monet, Cassatt, and more.|
|Master Tours The Age of Impressionism
Over three consecutive Mondays—when the Museum is closed to the general public—guests can take part in an exclusive series of in-depth tours led by Museum art historians who share their expansive knowledge of the works on view in the exhibition. To conclude the experience, each guest receives a glass of champagne. Tours may be purchased individually or as an entire series at a discount.
Monday, January 27, 4 p.m. & 6 p.m. “The Clarks and Renoir” Led by Helga Aurisch, curator of European art
Monday, February 10, 4 p.m. & 6 p.m. “Impressionist Techniques” Led by David Bomford, director of conservation
Monday, February 24, 4:30 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. “What the Clark Collection Tells Us about Impressionism” Led by Gary Tinterow, director
|Camille Pissarro, Landscape at Saint-Charles, near Gisors, Sunset, 1891, oil on canvas, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Image © The Clark|
|Tea & Tutus Sunday, February 9, 2 p.m. & 3 p.m.
Get dressed in your ballet best for this special event inspired by Degas’s dancers. The Age of Impressionism provides the perfect backdrop for an afternoon of fun for parents and kids (ages 5 and up). Admission includes refreshments in the style of a high tea, as well as access to the exhibition.
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|MFAH Mixed Media Friday, January 31, 8p.m.–midnight
Rub elbows with Renoir as you dance the night away at this Impressionism-inspired party. Enjoy drinks, music by Dâm Funk and DJ Sun, and exclusive access to The Age of Impressionism.
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Cash bar. Entry is limited to guests 18 and older. Present photo ID for admission. Must be 21 and older to purchase and consume alcoholic beverages.
|This exhibition is organized by the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts. An indemnity has been granted by the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.
Lead foundation underwriting is provided by The Hamill Foundation.
Lead Corporate Sponsor: TMK IPSCO
Additional generous funding is provided by: Margaret Alkek Williams Lisa and Downing Mears GDF SUEZ M. D. Anderson Foundation Mr. Samuel F. Gorman Birgitt Van Wijk
Top image: Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, Dancers in the Classroom, c. 1880, oil on canvas, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Image © The Clark