It was in 1922: Claude Monet gifts the French States huge paintings inspired by his garden. An unusual sized project sheltered in the setting provided by the musée de l'Orangerie. Today, these Water Lilies are famous across the world, and visitors flock to be able to admire these hypnotizingly beautiful paintings.
On Friday April 29, 2022, 100 years after Monet’s gift, the Musée de l’Orangerie throws a little party. A party celebrating the centenary of this exceptional gift, to enjoy from 6 p.m.
For this exceptional night shining a light on the Water Lilies, the museum thought about everything: dance, music, virtual reality experience, exhibition… Discover the detailed program below.
Booking is compulsory for the event, purchase your tickets now! Careful, some activities are subject to gauges. We highly recommend to arrive early to be able to take part in all the entertainments.
Program of the night:
Le décor impressionniste: Aux Sources des Nymphéas, the exhibition at the Musée de l’Orangerie - our pictures
Their goal was to add beautiful in the daily life: impressionist artists have used their talents in a surprising way to make it. With the “Le décor impressionniste: aux sources des Nymphéas” (The impressionist decor: at the roots of the Water Lilies) exhibition, discover how painting can light up a house. Running from March 2, to July 11, 2022, at the Musée de l’Orangerie. [Read more]
This special evening is full of surprises and likely to delight all Claude Monet fans. Shall we go, then, friends?
Dates and Opening Time
On 29 April 2022
From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Musée national de l'Orangerie
75001 Paris 1
Métro 1, 8 et 12, station Concorde
Accès avec le billet d'entrée au musée (réservation obligatoire)
Expérience réalité virtuelle : inscription sur place dans la limite des places disponibles
Dernières entrées au musée : 20h15