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Past Exhibitions

Monet / Rothko

From March 18th through July 3rd, 2022

Two major artists of the 20th Century meet this spring at Giverny.

Six late works by Claude Monet dialogue with six works painted by Mark Rothko at the climax of his career, during the two decades before he died.

Many connections can be observed between the leader of impressionism and the master of color fields painting.

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Monet Rothko Exhibition Giverny 2022

Claude Monet
Paris, musée d'Orsay

Summer of the collection

From July 14th through October 2nd, 2022
on anyday except September 2nd

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Summer of a collection Exhibition Giverny 2022

Édouard Vuillard (1868-1940),
Allée aux Clayes, vers 1932-1938
Pastel, 25 x 32 cm,
Giverny Museum of Impressionisms

Garden side. From Monet to Bonnard

From May 19th through November 1st, 2021

This exhibition of around a hundred paintings, drawings, prints and photographs invites us to take a stroll through the Impressionist and Nabis gardens. The exhibition itself can be extended by a visit to the museum garden.

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Garden side. From Monet to Bonnard Exhibition Giverny 2021

Albert Bartholomé (1848-1928),
In the greenhouse, circa 1881.
Oil on canvas, 233 x 142,5 cm.
Paris, musée d'Orsay

Reflections of a collection

From June 15th through August 30th, 2020

Through more than 80 works, visitors discover the collections specific to the Musée des Impressionnismes Giverny.

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Reflections of a collection Exhibition Giverny 2020

The Studio of Nature, 1860-1910
The Terra Collection in Context.

From September 12th,2020 through January 3rd, 2021

The Musée des Impressionnismes Giverny explores the practice of open air painting by American artists during the time of impressionism in France. More than 50 works - oil on canvas, lithographs and watercolors - come from the Terra Foundation for American Art.

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The Studio of Nature Exhibition Giverny 2020

An Artistic Encounter.

From March 22nd through July 14th, 2019

The Musée des Impressionnismes Giverny celebrates its 10th anniversary with an exhibition that displays works by Claude Monet and Jean-Francis Auburtin (1866-1930), a symbolist norman painter. Auburtin purposely painted the same seaside motives as the master of Giverny, in a style influenced by Japanism.

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Monet Auburtin Exhibition Giverny 2019

Ker-Xavier Roussel.
Private Garden, Dreamed Garden.

From July 27th through November 11th, 2019

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Ker-Xavier Roussel Exhibition Giverny 2019

Color and Light. The Neo-Impressionist
Henri-Edmond Cross

From July 27th through November 4th, 2018

This exhibition devoted to the Neo-Impressionist Henri-Edmond Cross (1856–1910) will span the artist’s entire career. It will emphasise his role in the history of the liberation of colour and his impact on 20th-century avant-garde artistic movements.....

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Henri Edmond Cross Exhibition Giverny 2018

Japonisms & Impressionisms

From March 30th through July 15th, 2018

The exhibition shows the many ways in which the impressionists and post-impressionists were influenced by japonism.

It displays a stunning selection of 120 works by Monet, Manet, Pissarro, Caillebotte, Cassatt, Vallotton, Gauguin, Bonnard, Signac, Denis, Vuillard, van Gogh and by the masters of Japanese woodblocks that were collected by the painters...

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Japonism Impressionism Exhibition Giverny 2018

Manguin, the Joy of Colour

From July 14th through November 5th, 2017

The poet Guillaume Apollinaire called Henri Manguin 'the voluptuous painter'.

Manguin celebrated la joie de vivre through appealing themes like nudes, sunbathed mediterranean landscapes, peaceful family scenes and still lives.

Manguin studied with Gustave Moreau and was influenced by the impressionist movement.

From his first attempts to 1918, he kept painting works full of happiness and sensuality...

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Manguin Exhibition Giverny 2017

In Concert! Musical Instruments in Art, 1860-1910

From March 24th through July 2nd, 2017

The second half of the 19th Century is not only the time of a revolution in art with the birth of impressionist painting.

It is also a time for changes in music. New instruments are invented. Music enters in the homes of the upper middle-class, while a growing number of cafés-concerts, bals, brass bands, circus or operas attract crowds looking for leisure and fun....

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In Concert Exhibition Giverny 2017

Sorolla and the Paris Years

From July 14th through November 6th, 2016

In 1906, Spanish painter Joaquín Sorolla exhibited for the first time at the galerie Georges Petit in Paris, one of the main impressionist galleries.

The exhibition was a resounding success and helped establish Sorolla’s international reputation.... 

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Sorolla exhibition Giverny Museum 2016

Caillebotte, Painter and Gardener

From March 25th through July 3rd, 2016

Gustave Caillebotte had many passions that he undertook with equal dedication.

He was gifted for painting, naval architecture, sport, as well as a collector of his impressionist friends.
Caillebotte setttled at Petit-Genevilliers around 1887 to live closer to the River Seine.

In his extensive garden that included an orchids  greenhouse, he indulged in his passion for horticulture.

Garden and flowers became his major motifs.....
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Caillebotte exhibition Giverny Museum 2016

Degas, an Impressionist Painter?

From March 27th through July 19th, 2015

Considered one of the leading figures of the Impressionism, Edgar Degas nevertheless disliked painting outdoors on the motif as most impressionists did, and he had complex relationships with the other members of the movement.

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Degas Etoile, exhibited in Giverny Museum 2015

Exhibition of contemporary photographs:
Darren Almond, Elger Esser, Henri Foucault, Bernard Plossu, Stephen Shore

Claude Monet’s garden in Giverny is probably one of the most photographed subjects in the world.

This exhibition offers an unprecedented look at this mythic place through the works of five internationally renowned contemporary photographers.

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Stephen Shore Giverny 1983

American Impressionism: A New Vision

March 28th  ->  June 29th, 2014

The exhibition presented approximately 80 paintings signed by American  impressionists such as
John Singer Sargent,  Mary Cassatt, James Mc Neill Whistler, who spent a long time in France,
belonged to the impressionist group and participated in the creation of this new aesthetic.

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American Impressionism exhibition in Giverny 2014

Brussels, An Impressionist Capital

July 11th  ->  November 2nd, 2014

Brussels was one of the first cities to exhibit the masterpieces of the Impressionists and Neo-Impressionists at the Salons des XX and the Salon de la Libre Esthetique.

From Ensor to Van Rysselberghe, the Belgian painters tended to describe reality and were sensitive to the language of color and light.

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Brussels Impressionist capital exhibition giverny 2014