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Monet’s Magic & Dinner Discussion

By Mary Adair Trumbly

The mystery and magic at the heart of the works of Claude Monet are explored in the latest entry in the Great Art on Screen series.

Great Art on Screen is sponsored by the Highlands Performing Arts Center and The Bascom, Center for the Visual Arts. A series of 90-minute documentaries featuring great artists. The next and last installment till Fall will be on Friday, June 7, at 5:30 P.M. at the Performing Arts Center. This screening will feature “Water Lilies of Monet: The Magic of Water and Light.”

Voyage through the masterpieces and obsessions of the genius and founder of Impressionism, Claude Monet. An art-world disruptor at the turn of the 20th century whose obsession with capturing light and water broke all convention, Monet revolutionized Modern Art with his timeless masterpieces.

An in-depth, exclusive tour led by Monet scholars of the museums that house the largest collections of the prolific artist’s lilies paintings including the Musée Marmottan Monet, the Orsay Museum, the world-famous panels at L’Orangerie and concluding with Monet’s own house and gardens at Giverny, the site where his fascination for water lilies was born.

The optional Dinner Discussion will be held at El Azteca. Please call El Azteca at (828) 526-2244 to make reservations and be sure to mention Great Art on Screen. Tickets to the documentary at PAC are only $16 and are available at highlandspac.org or at the door.

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