Day trip: 'Turner to Cezanne' in D.C.

February 05, 2010|By Baltimore Sun

'Turner to Cezanne'

Where: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW, Washington

When: Through April 25 (The museum is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.)

What: Exhibition featuring a group of 19th- and 20th-century paintings and works on paper from the Davies Collection, National Museum of Wales. The 53 masterpieces — many of which have rarely been exhibited outside of Europe — include impressionist and postimpressionist artworks by Paul Cezanne, Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, J.M.W. Turner and Vincent van Gogh.

How much: $10 for adults; $8 for seniors and students. Children under age 12 are free.

What's nearby: The museum's Corcoran Cafe is offering a Sunday brunch inspired by the exhibition. For reservations, call 202-812-2787.

If you want to stay overnight, the Park Hyatt Washington has a "Culture at the Park" package that includes museum tickets. Call 800-778-7477 for details or to make reservations at least 14 days in advance.

Information: corcoran.org

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