Giverny - La Pluie de Roses

The Musee des Impressionnismes Giverny

Impressionism on the Seine April 1st – July 18, 2010

Fifty paintings will explain the birth and the evolution of the impressionism, from Monet and Renoir to Matisse, devoting the seasons, the economic activities surrounding the river, the beginning of leisure activities.

On the occasion of the Festival Normandie Impressionniste in 2010, the museum is organizing a magnificent exhibition entitled “Impressionism on the Seine.”

Approximately fifty paintings produced along the banks of the Seine will present the changing seasons, the economic activities surrounding the river, the beginning of leisure activities, and the places chosen by numerous artists who settled and vacationed along the river for short or long periods.

This exhibition will trace the history of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism from Eugene Boudin to Henri Matisse. The selection will include masterpieces by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edouard Manet, Georges Seurat and will also reevaluate paintings by less famous artists, in particular Armand Guillaumin, Henri Rouart and Maximilien Luce.

The exhibition benefits from exceptional loans of the musée d’Orsay and of the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC.

- Festival Normandie Impressionniste
The Normandy Impressionist festival that from June to September 2010 will put the honour the impressionism throughout the up and down-normand territory announced as the major cultural event in France. For the public, this will be the occasion of discover the exceptional heritage and the creativity of Normandy, the Impressionist movement homeland. Painting, contemporary art, music, film, theatre, dance, photography, etc.: the festival offers a programming open to all and all forms of artistic expression.


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99, rue Claude Monet
27620 Giverny
Phone: 33 (0)2 32 51 94 65
Fax: 33 (0)2 32 51 94 67

Museum Opening Hours
AMarch 27th to October 31st, 2015 every day from 10am to 6pm
Open on Public Holidays
First Sunday of each month is free

The galleries will be closed from 19th to 27th July 2010.
Open in the evening the 1st Saturday of the month of June, July, August and September 2010
The Museum is accessible to people with reduced mobility.

La Pluie de Roses - Mr et Mme Gorassini - 14 rue Claude Monet - 27620 Giverny - France Phone: +33 (0)6 80 41 15 24 - contact