"Monet's Gardens"

New York Botanical Garden | Bronx, NY , The Bronx Friday August 17 2012 10:00 - 18:00
"Monet's Gardens"
Photograph: Patrice Schmidt
Claude Monet in front of his house at Giverny
See the inspiration behind the French Impressionist's masterworks as the New York Botanical Garden re-creates the artist's verdant gardens in Giverny. The institution reproduced views of water lilies, a Japanese footbridge and the Grand Allée that appeared in the painter's work. Visitors will be able to compare the replicas to two authentic Monets (The Artist's Garden in Giverny and Irises) and historical photographs exhibited in "The Artist in the Garden."


Venue name: New York Botanical Garden | Bronx, NY
Address: 2900 Southern Blvd
Cross street: at Fordham Rd
Opening hours: Tue–Sun 10am–6pm
Transport: Subway: B, D to Bedford Park Blvd or 4 to Bedford Park Blvd–Lehman College, then take the Bx26 bus; or Metro-North to Botanical Garden
Price: $20–$25, seniors and students $18–$22, children 2–12 $8–$10, children under 2 free
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