For Immediate Release: Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist, Works on Paper by the Artist and his Circle opens at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido Center Museum!

Escondido, California — :

This summer exhibition will open at the Center Museum on July 20, 2019 and run until September 15, 2019.

Escondido, CA. – May 2nd, 2019 — The Center Museum is pleased to announce the inaugural exhibition of its 25th Anniversary Season. This summer, Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist, Works on Paper by the Artist and his Circle will be opening on July 20, 2019.

Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist – Works on Paper by the Artist and his Circle.

Considered by many to be among the founders of Impressionism, Edgar Degas is most known for his iconic depictions of dancers and racehorses. The works in this exhibition consist of drawings and prints, plus photographs, monotypes, correspondence, and sculpture. These pieces draw from a single collection which seeks to highlight Degas’ personal interests, motivations, and creative practice as a man and an artist.

This special exhibition features over 100 pieces by the artist, Edgar Degas, and his circle of friends. These include Mary Cassatt, Paul Cézanne, Édouard Manet, Edweard Muybridge, Camille Pissarro, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, among other notable artists.

Admission to the Museum is $12.00 for Adults, Seniors and Students $5.00, Center members, Military and children under 12 are free. Museum Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10 AM-5 PM, Sunday 1 PM-5 PM, closed Monday.

Check our website for updates on events and programs related to Degas



About the California Center for the Arts, Escondido 

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