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Degas exhibit to inaugurate Center’s 25th season

Edgar Degas, La Chanteuse, ca. 1888-89, Lithograph…Degas’s works will be highlighted in the first exhibit of the Center’s 25th season.

The Center Museum’s inaugural exhibition of its 25th Anniversary Season will be “Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist, Works on Paper by the Artist and his Circle” opening on July 20.

Considered by many to be among the founders of Impressionism, Edgar Degas is most known for his iconic depictions of dancers and racehorses. The works in this exhibition consist of drawings and prints, plus photographs, monotypes, correspondence, and sculpture. These pieces draw from a single collection which seeks to highlight Degas’s personal interests, motivations, and creative practice as a man and an artist.

This special exhibition features over 100 pieces by the artist, Edgar Degas, and his circle of friends. These include Mary Cassatt, Paul Cézanne, Édouard Manet, Edweard Muybridge, Camille Pissarro, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, among other notable artists.

Admission to the Museum is $12 for Adults, Seniors and Students $5, Center members, Military and children under 12 are free. Museum Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m., closed Monday.

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