Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist, Works on Paper by the Artist and his Circle
July 20 – September 15, 2019
Works on paper by French artist, Edgar Degas. Rare drawings, prints, and photographs illuminate a more intimate side of the admired artist. Exhibition also includes work from Mary Cassatt, Paul Cézanne, Edouard Manet, Camille Pissarro, and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.
Image credit: Edgar Degas and Georges William Thornley, Danseuse Près de la Poêle, c. 1888-1889, Lithograph with chine appliqué on thin wove paper applied to greenish-blue paper, 12 7/8 x 9 3/4 in.
Timeless Techniques of the Multiple: Figurative Selections from Gemini G.E.L.
This exhibition features artists David Hockney, Bruce Nauman, Susan Rothenberg, and Saul Steinberg. Their artwork demonstrates the timelessness of the techniques and methods utilized by Edgar Degas and his circle.
Image credit: David Hockney, William Burroughs, c. 1981, color lithograph, 20 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.
Programs & Events:
Private Member Preview
Friday, July 19, 2019 // 4:30 – 8:00 PM
Free, includes hors d’oeuvres and hosted bar
Members: RSVP by July 12 with Kari Bishop at email@example.com or 760.839.4187
Public Opening Reception
Friday, July 19, 2019 // 6:00 – 8:00 PM
$15, includes hors d’oeuvres
Printmaking Lecture by Oliver Dewey-Gartner of Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles
Saturday, July 27, 2019 // 1pm
Explore the printmaking techniques used by Edgar Degas and how they continue to inform and inspire contemporary artists.
$15, includes museum admission
Chasing Degas: My Four Decades Collecting this Artist and his Circle, a lecture by Robert Flynn Johnson
Saturday, August 17, 2019 // 4pm
Lecture ticket price: $15, includes museum admission
VIP ticket price: $25, includes private gallery talk with Robert Flynn Johnson following the lecture. Complimentary wine and cheese provided.
Au Revoir Degas!
Monday, September 16, 2019 // 6pm
Join us for one last chance to look at the exhibition during this cocktail party fundraiser!
Enjoy champagne, hors d’oeuvres, live music, and more. Stroll through the Museum and chat with our docents to learn more about Degas and his circle.
This fundraising event helps support Museum programming.
$50, includes museum admission