Have Passport, Will Travel

Have Passport, Will Travel

Ooo la la! There is a spectacular new exhibition of French painting at the D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts and to give the event some true Gallic flavor, the Museums are offering free admission to anyone with a current French passport.

The free admission includes general museum admission plus the special exhibition fee to see the French show, and will apply to the passport holder and one guest, French or not.. Be sure to visit tout de suite.

Old Masters to Monet: Three Centuries of French Painting from the Wadsworth Atheneum features 50 magnificent works of art which trace the history of French painting from the 17th through the early 20th centuries.  Included are works by such masters as Chardin, Bouguereau, Claude Lorrain, Monet, Degas, Pissarro, Renoir, Vincent van Gogh, and many other outstanding French artists.

General admission is $12.50 for adults, $9 for seniors and college students, $6.50 for children 3-17, and free for children under three and museum members. The fee provides admission to all Springfield Museums. Springfield residents are free with proof of address.

There is a special exhibition fee of $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 12-17 in addition to museum admission to view Old Masters to Monet. Children under 12 are free when accompanied by a paying adult.