Coming Soon | Impressionism: The Art of Life


Image: Detail from Alfred Sisley (1839–1899) 14 July at Marly, France, 1875 Oil on canvas © The Higgins Art Gallery & Museum, Bedford

Share the Impressionists’ depiction of their everyday world in this extraordinary exhibition, showcasing a rare combination of French Impressionist paintings and sculpture, spanning from the early 1860s to the beginning of the First World War. 

The exhibition will display works by world-renowned artists such as Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas and Pierre-Auguste Renoir, all of whom exhibited artwork in the very first Impressionist group exhibition in France. Home to the movement, the idyllic French landscape made for a fitting subject for the spontaneous and unprompted method of working embraced by these artists.

Paintings and sculptures will span four key themes related to everyday occurrences: maternity, leisure, work and the home.

29 September 2018 – 13 January 2019
£5.00 Day Pass or £7.50 Annual Pass | Under 18s Free

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Associated Events

Talk | Inventing Impressionism: The Story of Paul Durand-Ruel
Thurs 11 Oct 2018, 7.00pm
£6 Adults, £4 Friends |  Book a place

Talk | Courtauld Impressionists: from Manet to Cézanne
Thurs 8 Nov 2018, 7.00pm
£6 Adults, £4 Friends |  Book a place

Exhibition Tours
12.30pm | Free with a Day or Annual Pass
Wed 10 Oct 2018 |  Book a place
Wed 28 Nov 2018 |  Book a place

Audio-Described Tour
Thurs 6 Dec 2018, 10.30am
£4 Adults, free to carers |  Book a place

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