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The Sweetness of Life: Three 18th-Century French Paintings from The Frick Collection
June 14, 2019 - September 9, 2019

This summer, the Museum hosts three delightful French genre paintings on loan from the 18th century from The Frick Collection in New York.

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February 22, 2019 - June 17, 2019

This dazzling exhibition, featuring works by Matisse, Picasso and others, explores the theme of the odalisque in European art in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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Once Upon a Tapestry: Woven Tales of Helen and Dido
December 7, 2018 - May 27, 2019

Sumptuous tapestries and precious, rare cartoons tell the love stories found in the classical epic poems the Iliad and the Aeneid.

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A Night in Focus: Titian, Tapestries and the Italian Renaissance
February 23, 2019

The Museum’s popular “Night in Focus” evening event returns on Saturday, February 23rd to spotlight the exhibitions Titian’s ‘Portrait of a Lady in White’ and Once Upon a Tapestry: Woven Tales of Helen and Dido.

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Exhibitions and Events | Winter 2019
January 1, 2019 - March 31, 2019

Learn more about the Museum’s exhibitions and events for Winter 2019.

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Leslie Denk
Director of External Affairs
(626) 844-6900
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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.