Devon Dikeou during her 2018 Logan Lecture in the Sharp Auditorium

Courses

Explore exhibition and collection themes, artists, and artworks in greater depth. Spark your knowledge and discover more in the works on view.

Monet: The Artist & His World

Monet: The Artist & His World

Step into the world of Claude Monet in this four-session course, an exploration of the artist and the dynamic era in which he lived and worked. Learn about the many places he painted–from his lush garden in Giverny to the snowy landscape of Norway, and discover why Monet (and many of his contemporaries) found such inspiration in nature. Reacquaint yourself with the Monet that you already know, and walk away with new perspectives on this beloved Impressionist master.

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    MONET: THE ARTIST & HIS WORLD – Fall/Winter Course

    Session 1: Monet’s Water Lilies: Seeing with the Body (SESSION SOLD OUT)
    Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 2:30pm4:00pm.

    Through the eye, Claude Monet's art appeals directly to bodily senses, causing his viewer to experience far more than merely seeing. More

  • MONET: THE ARTIST & HIS WORLD – Fall/Winter Course
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    MONET: THE ARTIST & HIS WORLD – Fall/Winter Course

    Session 2: A Breath of Fresh Air: Embracing Nature in the Urban Environment (SESSION SOLD OUT)
    Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 2:30pm4:00pm.

    In session two of a four-part course, travel to 19th-century Paris, delving into Monet’s representation of the city’s green spaces as well as nearby suburban spaces of outdoor leisure. More

  • MONET: THE ARTIST & HIS WORLD – Fall/Winter Course
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    MONET: THE ARTIST & HIS WORLD – Fall/Winter Course

    Session 3: A Change of Scenery: Monet’s Travels (SESSION SOLD OUT)
    Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 2:30pm4:00pm.

    In session three of a four-part course, chart Monet’s travels through Europe during an era of increasing tourism, and discover the ways in which he made the views he encountered his own. More

  • MONET: THE ARTIST & HIS WORLD – Fall/Winter Course
    Event: Programs & Lectures

    MONET: THE ARTIST & HIS WORLD – Fall/Winter Course

    Session 4: Becoming Monet: Canon Formation in Impressionism and Beyond (SESSION SOLD OUT)
    Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 2:30pm4:00pm.

    In this final session of a four-part course, discover how Monet became synonymous with Impressionism, and learn about the forces that established his reputation during his lifetime and beyond. More