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Beyond the World We Know: Abstraction in Photography
November 22, 2019 - April 20, 2020

The gelatin silver prints on display demonstrate that the simplest subjects can be evocative works of art when composition, texture, tone and light are handled by artists of great imagination and virtuosity.

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By Day & by Night: Paris in the Belle Époque
October 4, 2019 - March 2, 2020

This exhibition celebrates the innovative spirit of art and culture in Paris during the belle époque through a selection of paintings, drawings, prints and photographs.

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The Belle Époque on Film
November 1, 2019 - November 22, 2019

In conjunction with the exhibition By Day & by Night: Paris in the Belle Époque, the Museum presents a series of films that travel back in time and bring this exciting era to life.

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Members of the media are always admitted free of charge. Simply show your business card or press badge to the admissions clerk and you and one guest will obtain free admission and free audio tour rental. If you require a press kit, or would like to schedule an interview or photo shoot, please contact us at the number or email above.