May Schedule of Events

Friday, May 17
NEW TIME: 6:00–11:00 p.m.

$10 public (some exhibitions require an additional $10 ticket)
$5 student (with valid ID)
FREE for DMA Members
FREE for children 11 and under

Celebrate the life and work of Impressionist painter Berthe Morisot with music, art activities, tours, and talks by DMA curator Dr. Nicole Myers and art historian Dr. Daniel Belasco.
 
Program Highlights:
 
Happy Hour Performance featuring Diana Dill Savage
6:00–7:00 p.m.
Start your evening with a performance of French music from classics La Vie en Rose to popular songs from LeGrand’s jazz operas The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and Les Demoiselles de Rochefort sung by Diana Dill Savage. 

DJ Wild in the Streets
7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Listen to retro and pop French music spun by DJ Wild in the Streets as you sip a drink out on the patio. 

Spotlight Tour: “My little Julie”
7:00 p.m.
Berthe Morisot’s only child, Julie Manet, was a favorite subject of her mother’s paintbrush from the time she was born. Join DMA Education Coordinator Sarah Coffey for a tour of Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist and hear what it was like for Julie growing up in the circle of the Impressionists.

Late Night Talk: Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist
7:30 p.m.
DMA curator Dr. Nicole Myers will talk about the new exhibition Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist, which focuses on the artist’s treatment of the modern figure through approximately 70 paintings from public and private collections around the world. 

Performance in the Galleries 
7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
As you stroll through the European Art Galleries, enjoy French music on the accordion and violin performed by Mary Medrick and Amy Faires. 

Main Stage featuring La Pompe 
8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Named for the driving rhythm characteristic of gypsy jazz, La Pompe transports you to a Parisian café with French classics. 

Tour: First Impressions
9:00 p.m.
Join Bekah Kubosumi, DMA McDermott Intern for Family and Access Teaching, for a tour about the French Impressionists: who they were and why their art was so revolutionary.

Late Night Talk: “How much freer we are today”: Morisot’s Letters and Legacy
9:30 p.m.
In 1957 the correspondence of Berthe Morisot was published in English for the first time and American artists like Helen Frankenthaler, Grace Hartigan, and Joan Mitchell saw themselves in Morisot's account of her life as a professional artist. Join art historian Daniel Belasco to find out more about Morisot's life and art through her own words and how she inspired a group of artists working almost a century later.

 
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