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Exhibition Lecture: Art on the Boulevard: The Belle Époque Poster
Wednesday, April 19
Members: $8, Public: $15 Buy tickets
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Called “frescoes, if not of the poor, at least of the crowd,” Parisians walking about their city during the 1880s and 1890s found themselves on an urban stage with posters as the backdrop to their daily lives. Exhibition curator, Jeannine Falino will consider the circumstances that brought about the Belle Époque poster, the chief artists engaged in the medium, and its effect upon the city of Paris.
Ms. Falino is an independent curator and museum consultant specializing in American decorative arts, craft, and design from the colonial area to the present.
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A Toast to the Gilded Age: The Art of Absinthe
Friday, April 7
Explore the enigmatic fin de siècle drink notoriously identified with Montmartre's thriving bohemian artist culture in Belle Époque Paris. After a brief discussion on its history, you will taste several cocktails inspired by "The Green Fairy." Read more
Easter Brunch: A Family Affair
Sunday, April 16
Enjoy our new Easter brunch with your family and friends in the elegant Ballroom. Begin with a special toast followed by a delicious catered buffet brunch, live music, reading and the Easter Bunny! Read more
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