NGV Friday Nights are back for French Impressionism from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Enjoy the exhibition after hours with live music, DJ sets and French-inspired dining and bars.
6pm – 9.45pm
French Impressionism from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
In an international exclusive, the NGV presents a major exhibition of more than 100 masterworks of French Impressionism in partnership with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), an institution renowned world-wide for its rich holdings of Impressionist paintings. Part of the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition series, French Impressionism
features works by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Camille Pissarro, Mary Cassatt and more – including 79 that have never-before-been exhibited in Australia.
6pm – 6.30pm
Musicians from the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music perform music inspired by nineteenth-century France and French Impressionism from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Presented in collaboration with the University of Melbourne.
6pm – 9.45pm
Bars & Dining
Enjoy French-inspired food and beverages by Asahi, Yering Station and Pommery Champagne available until 9.45pm.
6.30pm, 7.30pm & 8.30pm
Musician and producer Yeo continually explores the intersections of R&B, pop and electronic music. Yeo will play sets of pop, electro-pop, dream-pop and R&B by French artists.
7pm & 8pm
A mainstay of Melbourne’s blossoming soul, jazz, and disco scene, Squid Nebula have made a name for themselves as one of Melbourne’s most fun, danceable live bands – fronted by hypnotic First Nations artist Amy Dowd on vocals and keys, and supported by one of Melbourne’s tightest and most idiosyncratic rhythm sections.