For Immediate Release: Degas Lecture by Robert Flynn Johnson at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum!

Escondido, California — :

The CCAE Museum is pleased to announce a lecture by the owner and curator of their summer exhibition Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist, Works on Paper by the Artist and his Circle.

Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 4:00 PM in the Museum

Join Robert Flynn Johnson for his lecture, Chasing Degas: My Four Decades Collecting this Artist and his Circle. This program is a rare opportunity to hear from the owner of the impressive collection currently on exhibition in the Museum. Johnson, a collector and curator, will discuss his passion for Degas and his approach to collecting and bringing together works by well-known artists.

This program is presented in conjunction with the Museum’s summer exhibition, Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist, Works on Paper by the Artist and his Circle. Explore works on paper by French artist, Edgar Degas and his circle of friends. These artists include Mary Cassatt, Paul Cézanne, Camille Pissarro, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and more. This exhibition is on view through September 15th, 2019.

Museum Program Admission: $15, includes entrance to Museum exhibition

VIP Admission: $25, includes private gallery talk with Robert Flynn Johnson following the lecture. Complimentary wine and cheese provided.

Space is limited

Museum Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10 AM-5 PM, Sunday 1 PM-5 PM, closed Monday

General Museum Admission: Adults $12, Seniors and Students $6, Military and Children under 18 FREE



About the California Center for the Arts, Escondido 

A 501(c)3 charitable organization, the Center’s creation was sparked by a civic vision—one that recognized the vital role that the arts play in strengthening and uniting the community. Our commitment to enriching lives and improving access to the arts, especially for low-income individuals and families, is exemplified through our extensive educational programming and robust series of free community events. The Center is guided by an enthusiastic Board of Trustees and passionate staff who are dedicated to furthering arts education and access, and to creating programs that provide cultural enrichment for residents of North County and beyond.

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