Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist
April 12 through June 16, 2019 at Lightner Museum
The Lightner Museum presents “Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist,” a special exhibition that offers a rare look at over 100 original works on paper by Edgar Degas and his circle of friends. The exhibit will be held April 12 through June 16, 2019.
This exhibit has been assembled from the private collection of curator Robert Flynn Johnson and is touring under the auspices of Landau Traveling Exhibitions with Denenberg Fine Arts. The collection includes more than 50 works by Degas himself, as well as a varied collection of prints, photographs, monotypes, and drawings created by Degas's friends, including works by Mary Cassatt, Alfred Stevens, Paul Cézanne, and Camille Pissarro.
A fully illustrated catalog written by Degas scholar and Curator of the Royal Academy of Art Ann Dumas will accompany the exhibit.
Upstairs/Downstairs Tour and Edgar Degas Exhibit
The Lightner Museum offers an in-depth Upstairs/Downstairs tour of the Museum that will focus on the Degas exhibit during its run. This behind-the-scenes view of the Museum and the Degas exhibit will take place Mondays through Fridays at 1:00 p.m. until June 14, 2019. The tour is limited to 10 people per group and costs $45.00. Tickets must be purchased 24 hours in advance of the tour. Visit here for more information and to book a tour.
Admission: Tickets for the exhibit are $5.00 per person in addition to general admission to the museum, which is $15.00 for adults, $12.00 for seniors 65+, college students, and active military, and $8.00 for kids 12 to 17 years old. Children 11 and younger are free. Lightner Museum members can view the exhibit at no cost.
When: April 12 through June 16, 2019. The Lightner Museum is open from 9:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. every day, with last admission at 4:30 p.m.
Where: The Lightner Museum is located at 75 King Street in the historic district of St. Augustine.