The Impressionists @ The Kimbell Art Museum

Kimbell Art Museum

My last trip to Chicago I went to The Art Institute of Chicago. What an amazing collection they had. By far one of the best galleries/museums I have been to in the states.

This is very exciting that the AIC has put them on loan to the Kimball.

Do not miss out on seeing Paris Street; Rainy Day by Gustave Caillebotte. It's so beautiful when you are in front of it. I will never forget the feeling of seeing this painting for the first time.

Paris Street; Rainy Day

Other impressionist artists include Vincent Van Gough, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Paul Cezanne and Renoir. A total of 92 pieces will be on display at the Kimball.

This is not to be missed. What a great opportunity to see some of the greatest paintings; this does NOT happen often in North Texas.

"...thanks to an unprecedented and exclusive loan from the Art Institute of Chicago, the Kimbell plays host to 92 of the most celebrated works of the great Impressionist painters. The Art Institute’s Impressionist collection has never before left Chicago in such a large group, and it will be shown only at the Kimbell.

The Impressionists: Master Paintings from the Art Institute of Chicago will be a feast for the eyes more sumptuous than even the great Barnes Collection exhibition, seen at the Kimbell in 1994."

Kimbell Art Museum
3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, Texas 76107-2792
tel: 817/332-8451

Hours:
Closed Mondays.
Tuesdays, 10 a.m.–8 p.m.*
*Open until 8 p.m. through November 2 in honor of "The Impressionists."
Normal Tuesday hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Fridays, noon–8 p.m.
Saturdays, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sundays, noon–5 p.m.

Prices:
Kimball Members: Free
Adults: $16
Seniors age 60 and over: $14
Students w/ ID: $14
Children 6-11: $12

Half-price exhibition admission all day Tuesday, and from 5pm-8pm on Friday.

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2 Responses to “The Impressionists @ The Kimbell Art Museum”

  1. Your blog is interesting!

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  2. [...] still worth it for this exhibit) and if you’re tight on cash, now would be the time to go. I went to the Kimbell for half-price Tuesday but by the time I left the office and drove to Fort Worth it was already [...]

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