Impressions of Monet | Monet’s Garden

Unknown Claude Monet outside his house at Giverny c.1921 18.0 x 24.0 cm autochrome Musée d'Orsay, Paris © Patrice Schmidt /musée d'Orsay distribution RMN

To celebrate the most extensive exhibition of Monet’s work ever to travel to Australia the NGV is holding a symposium with local and international experts that will explore key themes of the exhibition. The symposium is generously supported by the Australian International Cultural Foundation, an affiliate of Art Exhibitions Australia.


Tony Ellwood, Director, NGV | Welcome

Colta Ives, Curator Emerita, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York | Monet: Impressionist in the garden

Marianne Mathieu, Assistant Director and Curator, Musée Marmottan Monet | Impressionism at the Marmottan

Sophie Matthiesson, Curator, International Art, NGV | Monet’s political garden

Prof Emerita Virginia Spate, University of Sydney | Paint and water

Dr Matthew Martin, Assistant Curator, International Decorative Arts and Antiquities, NGV | Inside Monet’s house at Giverny

Date: Saturday 11th May, 1:30-5pm

Venue: BBDO Clemenger Auditorium, NGV International

Bookings: Ph +61 3 8662 1555 10am-5pm daily | $60 Adult / $50 Member / $55 Concession / Special offer for students at $30 (present student card upon arrival). Excludes exhibition entry, bookings essential, tea/coffee included.