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Special Programming for Impressionism and Post Impressionism from the High Museum of Art

Feb

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Mary Cassatt, (American, 1844 – 1926), Sketch of a Mother Looking Down at Thomas, ca. 1893, Pastel on brown paper, Overall: 27 x 22 1/2 inches (68.6 x 57.2 cm), Gift of Jacqueline and Matt Friedlander, 2005.277.

Mary Cassatt, (American, 1844 – 1926), Sketch of a Mother Looking Down at Thomas, ca. 1893, Pastel on brown paper, Overall: 27 x 22 1/2 inches (68.6 x 57.2 cm), Gift of Jacqueline and Matt Friedlander, 2005.277.

TreeCup Cafe & The Cummer Museum Store: Throughout the Impressionism and Post Impressionism from the High Museum of Art exhibit from February 16 through May 6, TreeCup Café at The Cummer will feature Parisian-inspired fare on Tuesday evenings and The Cummer Store will be stocked with a variety of Impressionist gifts, prints and treasures.

Photo Challenge: February 16 – May 5.  The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens invites experienced and novice photographers alike to capture reflected images or reflected light along the St. Johns River. From February 16 through May 5, 2012, send between one and three photos to lstevens@cummer.org. Photos will be shared on The Cummer’s Flickr account and on Facebook. This is not a contest, but rather a shared photo experience celebrating Impressionism and creative expression.

LectureBrilliant Transformations: Masterpieces of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism: Dr. Debra Murphy, University of North Florida.  Tuesday, February 28 at 7 p.m.  $5 Members and Non-members.

Lecture: Special Guest Lecturer David Brenneman, Director of Collections and Exhibitions, High Museum of Art.  Tuesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. $5 Members and Non-members.

Talks and Tea: Seated galley talks at 1:30 p.m. with afternoon tea and refreshments following. Reservations requested; please call (904) 355-0630.  $6 Members and Non-members.  March 21 & 22 at 1:30 p.m.  April 18 & 19 at 1:30 p.m.

Art for Two: Classes in painting, drawing and printmaking.

Something’s Fishy! – February 11, 10:30 a.m. to Noon

Print Like our Japanese Friends – March 10, 10:30 a.m. to Noon

Let’s Make a Good Impression – April 14, 10:30 a.m. to Noon

Art Adventures: Classes in painting, drawing and printmaking.

Something’s Fishy! – February 18, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Plein-air Painting The Garden – March 17, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Let’s Make a Good Impression – April 21, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Moon Gazing River Cruise: April 5, 2012.  Join the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens for a brilliant evening as we cruise the St. Johns River under the evening sky. Enjoy wine, cheese and light hors d’oeuvres. Like Japanese Artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, whose selected woodblock prints from the series One Hundred Views of the Moon, are currently on view at The Cummer, you will be entranced by the moon as it lights a shimmering path along the river on this hour-and-a-half cruise. We will board The Riverkeeper Water Taxi between 7:00 and 7:30 pm at The Riverside Artist Market Dock under the Fuller Warren Bridge and return to disembark at approximately 9:00 pm. The trip is $45.00 and reservations can be made by contacting Louise Stevens at (904)899-6004.

Bon Voyage Late Closing Hours: Saturday, May 5 until Midnight.  Savor the last chance to see the Impressionism and Post Impressionism from the High Museum of Art at The Cummer until 12:00 midnight.

Impressionism and Post-Impressionism from the High Museum of Art is organized by the High Museum of Art, Atlanta. 

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