Friday, May 17
NEW TIME: 6:00–11:00 p.m.
$10 public (some exhibitions require an additional $10 ticket)
$5 student (with valid ID)
FREE for DMA Members
FREE for children 11 and under
Start your evening with a performance of French music, from classics like La Vie en Rose to popular songs from LeGrand’s jazz operas The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and Les Demoiselles de Rochefort, sung by Diana Dill Savage.
7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Listen to retro and pop French music spun by DJ Wild in the Streets as you sip a drink out on the patio.
Berthe Morisot’s only child, Julie Manet, was a favorite subject of her mother’s paintbrush from the time she was born. Join DMA Education Coordinator Sarah Coffey for a tour of Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist and hear what it was like for Julie growing up in the circle of the Impressionists.
DMA curator Dr. Nicole Myers will talk about the new exhibition Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist, which focuses on the artist’s treatment of the modern figure through approximately 70 paintings from public and private collections around the world.
7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
As you stroll through the European Galleries, enjoy French music on the accordion and violin performed by Mary Medrick and Amy Faires.
Named for the driving rhythm characteristic of gypsy jazz, La Pompe transports you to a Parisian cafe with French classics.
Join Bekah Kubosumi, DMA McDermott Intern for Family and Access Teaching, for a tour about the French Impressionists: who were they and why was their art so revolutionary?
In 1957 the correspondence of Berthe Morisot was published in English for the first time and American artists like Helen Frankenthaler, Grace Hartigan, and Joan Mitchell saw themselves in Morisot's account of her life as a professional artist. Join art historian Dr. Daniel Belasco to find out more about Morisot's life and art through her own words and hear how she inspired a group of artists working almost a century later.