Impressionist France Member Preview Days
Friday, March 14, 10:00 am–8:00 pm
Saturday, March 15, 10:00 am–4:00 pm
Museum Members are invited to preview the new exhibition Impressionist France: Visions of Nation from Le Gray to Monet before it opens to the public during two exclusive preview days. Members are also invited to enjoy a host of exhibition-related activities during the preview days:
Opening Lectures for Members
Friday, March 14, 12:00 pm and 7:00 pm
The Farrell Auditorium
Free; Advance tickets recommended
Learn more about the exhibition at one of our free Members-only lectures by Simon Kelly, curator of modern and contemporary art.
Flash French Lessons
Saturday, March 15
11:00 am, 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm
Begins in Taylor Hall, East Building
Enjoy these fun and informal 30-minute lessons that will offer a basic introduction to the French language, as well as some helpful vocabulary to explore the exhibition. Upon arrival, sign up in Taylor Hall in the East Building to participate. Presented by Alliance Française de St. Louis.
Music of the Impressionists
Saturday, March 15, 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm
Enjoy music inspired by the exhibition and the era performed by a trio from the St. Louis Symphony in two half-hour performances. Limited seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Festive Resfreshments for Sale
Stroll over to Sculpture Hall and The Cafe on Level 1 to enjoy festive French-inspired refreshments for sale throughout the Preview Days.
Ticketing for the Member Preview Days
A limited number of tickets remain for this weekend's Preview Days!
Advance tickets are highly recommended for both exhibition viewing and the Opening Lectures. Free Member tickets may be reserved in person at the Museum’s Information Centers or through MetroTix. A service fee applies for all MetroTix orders. View ticketing instructions.