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Montana Museum of Art and Culture to Present Renoir, Magritte, Gauguin and European Masterpieces

Submitted by on September 26, 2010 – 10:37 am

The Montana Museum of Art and Culture will present an exhibition, Renoir, Magritte, Gauguin and European Masterpieces from a Private Collection, open November 12, 2010 – March 12, 2011.

On loan from a private collection, this exhibition includes selected works by some of art history’s most notable artists from the late 18th Century to the early 20th Century. Exhibited will be portraits by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paul Gauguin, Rene Magritte, William Bourgereau, John William Waterhouse, Max Ernst, Théophile van Rysselberghe and 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
REGULAR OPEN HOURS: TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, SATURDAY 12 – 3PM;
THURSDAY – FRIDAY 12 – 6PM

Image: Mademoiselle Grimprel au ruban rouge (Hélène Grimprel), 1880, oil on canvas, object: 17 1/2 x 13 7/8 inches, signed and dated upper right “Renoir. 80.”

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.

www.umt.edu

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