Monet Exhibitions

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse
October 11, 2015 – January 3, 2016
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA 

Seeing Nature
October 10, 2015 – January 10, 2016
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, USA 

Japan’s Love for Impressionism from Monet to Renoir
October 9, 2015 – February 21, 2016
The Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, Bonn, Germany 

Monet and the French Impressionists
October 9, 2015 – January 10, 2016
ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark 

Seeing Nature Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection
October 2015 – January 2016
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, USA  

Van Gogh & Co. Criss-Crossing the Collection
September 25, 2015 – January 17, 2016
Kroller-Muller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands 

Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland
June 28 – September 20, 2015
Kimball Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX, USA

Discovering the Impressionists: Paul Durand-Ruel and the New Painting
June 18 – September 13, 2015
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA 

Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World
June 14 – September 6, 2015
Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX, USA 

March 11 – June 21, 2015
Stadel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany 

Inventing Impressionism
March 4 – May 31, 2015
The National Gallery, London, England 

The Collection of Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass
March 1 – May 24, 2015
Kimball Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX, USA

Monet to Matisse: On the French Coast
February 7 – May 31, 2015
Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA 

Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art, Washington
February 7 – May 24, 2015
Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Monet and American Impressionism
February 3 – May 24, 2015
Harn Museum of Art, Gainsville, FL, USA 

Marine, Hudson River School, Impressionist and Modern Art
September 29, 2013 – December 31, 2015
Minnesota Marine Art Museum, Winona, MN, USA 

Exhibitions of the Past

Monet | Kelly
November 23, 2014 – February 15, 2015
The Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA, USA 

Camille Pissaro – Father of Impressionism
October 14, 2014 – February 22, 2015
Von Der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany

Paul Durand-Ruel: The Gamble of the Impressionists
October 9, 2014 – February 8, 2015
Musee du Luxembourg, Paris, France 

Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River
October 26, 2014 – February 1, 2015
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, USA 

Claude Monet      
October 24, 2014 – February 8, 2015
Belvedere, Vienna, Austria 

Faces of Impressionism: Portraits from the Musee d’Orsay
October 19, 2014 – January 25, 2015
Kimball Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX, USA  

Monet Guest of Honor
October 1, 2014- January 4, 2015
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan, USA 

Japanese Inspirations: Monet, Gauguin, Van Gogh
September 27, 2014 – January 18, 2015
Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany 

Monet’s Impressionism, Sunrise The Biography of a Painting
September 18, 2014 – January 18, 2015
Musee Marmottan Monet, Paris, France  

Masterpieces from the Kunsthaus Zurich
September 25 – December 15, 2014
National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan  

Time and the Painting     
August 2 – September 23, 2014
Bridgestone Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan 

Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River
June 27 – September 21, 2014
Philbrook Museum of Art 

Masterpieces of Painting from French National Museums
June – August, 2014
Macau Museum of Art, Macau, China 

Beyond Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musee d’Orsay
May – August 31, 2014
National Museum of Korea, Seoul, Korea  

Discover the Modern
April 28, 2014 - continuous
Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, Netherlands 

Impressionist France: Visions of Nation from Le Gray to Monet
March 16 – July 6, 2014
Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, USA 

Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art
March 9 – August 3, 2014
Legion of Honor Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA 

Impressionist Works from Private Collections     
February 13 – July 6, 2014
Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris, France 


Master of Impressionism: Claude Monet
March 8 – June 15, 2014
K11 Art Mall, Shanghai, China

Around Monet   
February 22 – May 4, 2014
Hotel Viest, Vicenza, Italy 

Boston Loves Impressionism
February 14 – May 26, 2014
Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Experience 09: Silence   
February 2 – May 4, 2014
El Segundo Museum of Art, El Segundo, CA, USA

Looking East: Western Art and the Allure of Japan
January 31 – May 11, 2014
Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Ingram Gallery, Nashville, TN, USA

The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute     
December 22, 2013 – March 23, 2014
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, USA 

Natural Beauty – from Fra Angelico to Monet      
December 7, 2013 – May 25, 2014
Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands

Monet, An Eye for Landscapes: Innovation in 19th Century French Landscape
December 7, 2013 - March 9, 2014
The National Museum of Western Art, Taito-ku, Japan 

The Monet: Landscapes of Mind
November 14, 2013 – February 16, 2014
National Museum of History, Taiwan, China 

Impressionists on the Water
November 9, 2013 - February 17, 2014
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, USA

Nature as Muse: Impressionist Landscapes from the Fredric C. Hamilton Collection and the Denver Art Museum
October 27, 2013 – March 9, 2014
Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, USA 

Drawing Room: An Intimate Look at French Drawings from the Esmond Bradley Martin Collection
October 27, 2013 – February 9, 2014
Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, USA

Court to Café: Three Centuries of French Masterworks from the Wadsworth Atheneum
October 27, 2013 – February 9, 2014
Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, USA 

Passport to Paris
October 27, 2013 – February 9, 2014
Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, USA

Around Monet: The Landscape from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century
October 26, 2013 – February 9, 2014
Palazzo della Gran Guardia, Verona, Italy 

Impressionist France: Visions of Nation from Le Gray to Monet
October 19, 2013 – February 9, 2014
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO, USA

Courbet, Van Gogh, Monet, Leger. From Naturalist Landscape to the Avant-gardes in the Carmen Thyssen Collection
October 4, 2013 – April 20, 2014
Malaga’s Thyssen Museum  

Barbizon through Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
September 26 – December 1, 2013
Shanghai Museum, Shanghai, China

Monet at the Heart of Life
September 14 – December 15, 2013
Scuderie del Castello di Pavia, Pavia, Italy 

Colour & Light: Impressionism from France & America
July 13, 2013 – January 12, 2014
Te Ihomatua, Gallery on 4, Te Papa, New Zealand

Hiramatsu, The Lily Pond. Homage to Monet
July 13 – October 31, 2013
Giverny Museum of Impressionisms, Giverny, France 

First Look: Collecting for Philadelphia
July 13 – September 8, 2013
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Monet, Gauguin, Szinyei Merse, Rippl-Ronai
June 28 – November 24, 2013
Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest, Hungary 

Impression, Fashion, and Modernity
June 26 – September 22, 2013
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL USA - Regenstein Hall 

A History of Impressionism:  Great French Paintings from the Clark
June 8 – September 1, 2013
Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, Japan

Renoir to Chagall: Paris and the Allure of Color
June 8 – September 1, 2013
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Impressionists on the Water
June 1 – October 13, 2013
Legion of Honor Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco, California, USA 

Birth of a Collection: Masterpieces from the Barber Institute of Fine Arts
May 22 – September 1, 2013

The National Gallery, London, England

100 Masterworks: Only in Canada

May 10 – August 11, 2013
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 

Monet’s Garden
May 10 – September 8, 2013
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia 

Impressions Dior
May 4 – September 22, 2013
Christian Dior Museum, Granville, France

Dazzling Reflections, 100 Impressionist Masterpieces
April 29 – September 30, 2013
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Rouen, France 

Changing Perspectives: Degas – Picasso | Gauguin – Nolde | Monet - Macke
April 17 – August 31, 2013
Neue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Old Masters to Monet
March 23 – September 8, 2013
Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS, USA 

New Claude Monet Loan
 - July, 2013
Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, USA 

Clouds – Landscapes from Romanticism to the Present
March 22 – July 1, 2013
Leopold Museum, Vienna, Austria

Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity
February 26 – May 27, 2013
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY, USA

Great French Paintings from the Clark
February 9 – May 26, 2013
Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo Japan

Painters in Normandy
February 2 – May 26, 2013
Millesgården, Lidingö Sweden

Impressionism and Open-air Painting, From Corot to Van Gogh
February 5 – May 12, 2013
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid, Spain

Windows from the Renaissance to the Present
January 25 – May 20, 2013
Fondation de l’Hermitage, Lausanne, Switzerland 

Impressionism from Monet to Matisse
January 25 – April 21, 2013
Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC, USA

Monet’s Participation in Exhibitions

1856 Monet’s caricatures are exhibited in a shop window attracting the attention of Boudin, who teaches him the art of painting out of doors.

1865 two of Monet’s seascapes of the Seine estuary were exhibited at the official Paris Salon

1866 exhibits Camille ou La Robe Verte at the official Paris Salon

1868 exhibits one painting at the official Paris Salon

1871 Durand-Ruel exhibits Monet’s paintings

The Anonymous Society of Painters, Sculptors and Engravers
1st Impressionist Exhibition (though they were not yet referred to as Impressionists. It was art critic, Louis Leroy, who reviewed the art show as an “Exhibition of Impressionists” inspired by Monet’s Impression: Sunrise who gave the group their identity.)
April 15 – May 15, 1874
30 artists participated
Over 200 works were displayed (12 Monet works exhibited)
35 Boulevard des Capucines, on the corner of the Rue Daunou (in the former studio of photographer Felix Nadar)

2nd Impressionist Exhibition
April 1876
Durand-Ruel Gallery at 11 rue Le Peletier off Boulevard Haussman  (The gallery was run by Paul Durand-Ruel, the primary art dealer for the core group of Impressionists)
252 works displayed (18 Monet paintings exhibited)
19 artists participated
Art critics referred to the group as Intransigents

3rd Impressionist Exhibition – “Exhibition of Impressionists”
April 1 – April 30, 1877
6 rue Le Peletier
230 works displayed (30 works by Monet exhibited)
18 artists participated
They referred to themselves as Impressionists so the 3rd exhibition was technically the first Impressionist exhibition.

4th Impressionist Exhibition – “Exhibition of a Group of Independent Artists”
April 10 – May 11, 1879
28 Avenue de l'Opéra
246 works displayed (29 Monet paintings exhibited)
16 artists participated

1880 exhibits Lavacourt at the official Paris Salon in lieu of the Impressionist Exhibition

Monet’s 1st solo exhibition
June 1880
Located at the gallery of La Vie Moderne, a weekly publication

7th Impressionist Exhibition
March 1, 1882
251 Rue Saint-Honore
(35 Monet paintings exhibited)

Foreign Exhibition
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

One-man show
March 1883

4th Exposition Internationale de la Peinture
Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, France (8 rue de Sèze)
(10 Monet works exhibited)

Works in Oil and Pastel by the Impressionists of Paris
April 1886
American Art Association, New York, USA
(49 Monet works exhibited)

Les XX  (Société des XX)
February – March 1886
(10 Monet works exhibited)

5th Exposition Internationale de la Peinture
Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, France (8 rue de Sèze)
(13 Monet works exhibited)

6th Exposition Internationale de la Peinture
Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, France (8 rue de Sèze)

National Academy of Design (organized by Durand-Ruel)
(12 Monet paintings exhibited)

Royal Society of British Artists
London, England
(2 Monet paintings exhibited)

February 1888 exhibits 10 landscapes of Antibes at Boussod, Valadon & Cie through branch manager Theo Van Gogh

1889 one-man show at Boussod & Valadon – 20 works exhibited

Les XX
February – March 1889
(4 Monet works exhibited)

Paris World’s Fair
(3 Monet paintings exhibited)

Galerie Georges Petit gave Monet his first retrospective show
Opened June 21, 1889
Some 145 Monet paintings, dating from 1864 to 1889, were on display.
Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, France (8 rue de Sèze)

November 1889
(Exhibit with first series of water garden paintings)

(15 of the Grainstack series exhibited)

(15 Monet paintings exhibited)

May 1895
Durand-Ruel’s Paris Gallery
(50 Monet paintings exhibited, including 20 views of Rouen Cathedral)

1896 New York and Berlin exhibitions

Galerie Georges Petit
(61 Monet works exhibited, including Mornings on the Seine series)

1899 – Exhibits at the Durand-Ruel Gallery in New York, Georges Petit Gallery in Paris and the Lotus Club in New York

1900 exhibits at Durand-Ruel Gallery, New York

1902 exhibits with Pissarro at Bernheim-Jeune Gallery

1904 Durand-Ruel Gallery (exhibits 37 works of the London series)

Exhibition of Impressionists (organized by Durand-Ruel)
Grafton Galleries, London, England
(55 Monet works exhibited)

Landscape Exhibition with Renoir
Durand-Ruel, New York, USA

1909 Durand-Ruel Gallery exhibits 48 water lilies

1910 exhibition at Durand-Ruel with Renoir, Pissarro and Sisley

One-man show
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Mass., USA
(45 Monet paintings exhibited)

Bernheim-Jeune Gallery
Bernheim-Jeune Gallery, Paris, France
(99 paintings of Venice exhibited)

1924 Galerie Georges Petit holds large retrospective exhibition

1924 Durand-Ruel exhibits recent water lilies paintings in New York, USA.

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Waterlilies at Giverny
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Sketch of Woman and Umbrella
Monet Woman with Umbrella Print

Monet Poppies Print

Women in the Garden
Monet Women in a Garden Print

The Artist's Garden at Vetheuil with Boy
Monet the Artist's Garden at Vetheuil with Boy

"It took me time to understand my water lilies. I had planted them for the pleasure of it; I grew them without ever thinking of painting them." Claude Monet Quotes