At the Kimbell: Family Festival and Faces of Impressionism
Family Festival: Incredible Impressionists
Saturday, October 25, 2014 – 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
This free afternoon event for all ages features creative art-making activities and live performances inspired by Impressionist masterpieces. Children’s films made possible by the Lone Star Film Society. Promotional support provided by American Airlines and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Free; no reservations required. Admission will be free for the special exhibition Faces of Impressionism: Portraits from the Musée d’Orsay all day.
Questions? Please contact the education assistant at 817-332-8451, ext. 351, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Kimbell Art Museum is located at 3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas 76107-2792 https://www.kimbellart.org
October 19, 2014 to January 25, 2015
On view in the Renzo Piano Pavilion
Faces of Impressionism explores the character and development of the portrait in French painting and sculpture from the late 1850s until the first years of the 20th century. The major figures of Impressionist portraiture—Caillebotte, Cézanne, Degas, Monet and Renoir—will be represented in depth. Among the approximately 70 masterworks on loan will be Cézanne’s Portrait of Gustave Geffroy and Woman with a Coffee Pot; Degas’s Self-Portrait with Evariste de Valernes and L’Absinthe; and Renoir’s Portrait of Claude Monet and Yvonne and Christine Lerolle at the Piano.
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