U3A Events: French Impressionism Study Day at the National Gallery
Wed June 14£20.50
The National Gallery is delighted to be hosting a U3A study day focusing on French Impressionism. Learn about the techniques and subject matter of Impressionist paintings in the National Gallery collection and discover why these ground-breaking paintings of modern life were so controversial in France during the Belle Époque.
Join National Gallery experts for a day of talks exploring Impressionism in France c.1874-1926, from Monet, Degas and Renoir’s contributions to the first Impressionist exhibition to Monet’s Water Lilies series, painted during the final years of his life. Book online via the members’ area at www.u3a.org.uk or with a booking form from National Office.
Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 11:00 – 15:45 in the Salisbury Wing Theatre, National Gallery.