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Museum Members enjoy free admission to Impressionist France, as well as a variety of exclusive special events. Click here to join today or to learn more about the many wonderful benefits of membership.

Member Preview Days

Friday, March 14, 10:00 am–8:00 pm
Saturday, March 15, 10:00 am–5:00 pm


Museum Members are invited to explore the exhibition before it opens to the public. The Member Preview Days will also feature live music, refreshments for purchase, and two opening lectures by Curator Simon Kelly.
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Members Book Club:

The Judgment of Paris: The Revolutionary Decade That Gave the World Impressionism
Tuesday, March 18, 6:30 pm and
Saturday, March 22, 10:30 pm (choose one)


All Members are invited to attend the Members Book Club to discuss exciting literature related to the art world. This spring, we will be turning our attention to Ross King's The Judgment of Paris, a spirited account about the birth of Impressionism. Each session of the Members Book Club is $10 per person, and registration is required.
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Impressionist France Member Nights

Tuesdays: April 1, May 6, June 3, July 1
6:00–8:30 pm (last exhibition entry)


On the first Tuesday of each month, Members are invited to enjoy private after-hours exhibition viewing. Docents will be on hand to answer questions, and drinks and snacks will be available for purchase. A timed ticket is required for entry into the exhibition. On all Member Nights, Panorama, the Museum's restaurant, will be open and serving a special "Taste of France" prix fixe menu.
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Annual Members Picnic on Art Hill

Saturday, June 28, 6:30–8:30 pm

Inspired by Impressionist France, this year's Annual Members Picnic will feature a French Garden Party theme, with festive French music, plein air painting demonstrations, traditional lawn games, and art activities. The exhibition will also be open all evening for Members and their guests.


Exhibition Ticketing for Members

Museum Members receive free timed tickets to the exhibition on every visit. Your membership level determines the number of tickets you may receive. Advance tickets for the exhibition and select Member programs are recommended for best availability.

Advance tickets are available in person at the Information Centers or through MetroTix online or by phone at 314.534.1111. When ordering online through MetroTix, Members must present a promo code to receive free tickets. To retrieve that MetroTix promo code, call the Membership Office at 314.655.5335 or click here. All MetroTix orders, including Member tickets, will include a $3 per ticket fee.

Same-day tickets are available in person only at the Information Centers and are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis

Impressionist France Audio Tour App
Download the free Impressionist France audio tour app via the Apple App store or Google Play before you come, or you can use our free, guest wi-fi.
Left: Claude Monet, French, 1840–1926; Boulevard des Capucines, 1873-74; oil on canvas; 31 5/8 x 23 3/4 inches; The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, Purchase: the Kenneth A. and Helen F. Spencer Foundation Acquisition Fund, F72-35 Photo: Jamison Miller

Above: Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French, 1841–1919; The Grand Boulevards, 1875; oil on canvas; 20 1/2 x 25 inches; Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Henry P. McIlhenny Collection in memory of Frances P. McIlhenny, 1986, 1986-26-29