Montana Museum of Art & Culture to Present Three Centuries of European Prints from the MMAC Permanent Collection

. September 25, 2010 . 0 Comments

Montana Museum of Art & Culture will resent Three Centuries of European Prints from the MMAC Permanent Collection, open November 12, 2010 – March 12, 2011.

Concurrent to Renoir, Magritte, Gauguin and other European Masterpieces from a Private Collection, this exhibition will include never before exhibited prints by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Charles-Nicolas Cochin (after Carl van Loo), Nicolas De Larmessin (after Nicholas Lancret), Jean-Michel Moreau and François Boucher (after Antoine Watteau), as well as more familiar works by Honoré Daumier, Jean Louis Forain, Eugene Delacroix, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Marc Chagall, Käthe Kollwitz, Alberto Giacometti, Pablo Picasso and Joan Miro, among others.

An opening reception is planned for Friday, November 12, 2010 from 4 – 6pm in the PARTV Center lobby.

SPECIAL ADDITIONAL VIEWING HOURS FOR THIS EXHIBITION ONLY:
MONDAYS 12 – 3PM

Image: Giacoma Nevay (Italian, 1764-1791), Untitled, one of four etchings on a single page, 4 x 2.5 inches

Montana Museum of Art & Culture is home to one of the oldest and most prominent fine art collections in the Rocky Mountain Northwest.

A year after The University of Montana was established in Missoula in 1893, the Montana Museum of Art & Culture (MMAC) Permanent Collection was begun.

Today, MMAC has an international reputation and its staff maintains (in seven locations) more than 10,000 objects, including significant historic and contemporary artworks.

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Category: Fine Art

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