Wednesday Work of the Week | Primary
Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Wed 4 Aug, 9.15am (AEST)

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Levels 1-6

Join an NGV Educator live from the NGV for a short and lively introduction to one work from French Impressionism from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. To have your questions answered about the Wednesday Work of the Week send them in advance to [email protected]. The program recording will also be available to access for one week for booked participants.  

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s artistic style underwent many transformations throughout his career. He was constantly trying to improve his technique by learning, experimenting and accepting his mistakes. This week, take a look at Renoir’s monumental painting Dance at Bougival, 1883, and explore the combination of his Impressionist technique and Classical influences.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify and describe Renoir’s artistic techniques.
  • Examine the ways in which Renoir expressed his ideas, feelings and beliefs in artworks.
  • Discuss how artworks are made and how the choice of materials and techniques can influence their meaning.

Duration: 15 mins

Cost: Free

Learn French Impressionism from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Virtual