Bring the French Impressionists into your world at home
Enjoy access to our extensive French Impressionists collection spanning over 100 paintings (1867 - 1886). You will see French, Dutch and American artists who were both friends and competitors that influenced each other and the world.
- Live Art Tour
- Art Historian
- Two-hour presentation
- Casual Discussion at the end of the presentation
Elevate your day with inspirational landscapes, flowers in bloom, portraits, and city scenes. Watch French culture transformed through the lens of art works, historical facts, art history, and societal norms. View how these artists felt about new technology and new ideals that began during this time.
Find Influential Artists highly talented and some less familiar
You will explore select paintings from the most distinguished members of the French Impressionists. Discover each artists unique perspective about the changing technologies, shifting cultural norms, and reasons to break all of the French Salon rules.
Find out how they were successful, and how they managed their failures. Some of the artists feature in your art tour are Claude Monet, George Seurat, Vincent van Gogh, Edouard Manet, Frédéric Bazille, Gustave Caillebotte, Camille Pissarro, Auguste Renoir, Mary Cassatt, Berthe Morisot, Alfred Sisley, Edgar Degas, and Paul Cézanne.
About Our Guides
Margo received her undergraduate degree in Art History from Youngstown State University with a minor in British and American Literature. Her senior thesis focused on the marriage of art and literature through the re-imaginings of medieval ramparts on World War I aircraft as a means of recapturing and modernizing the gallant hero on the battlefield.
She served as Assistant to the Director at the Medici Museum of Art in Howland, Ohio where she assisted in the organization and preparation of the BSA’s private collection of Boy Scout Art by Norman Rockwell and his protege, Joseph Csatari.
During Covid, Margo received her certificate from Sotheby’s Institute of Art on Art Crime and Law detailing how art is stolen, retrieved and the fantastical ways in which thieves implement their tricks.
Margo uses her quick wit to provide customers with lively and engaging tours, and she can’t wait to be your next tour guide!
Sarah has a rich background in art that brings depth and acumen to her tours. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Illustration with an emphasis in Fine Art from Indiana Wesleyan University. After spending time abroad in France studying Baroque art and the French Impressionists, Sarah moved on to become a practicing fine artist and illustrator. Whether you are an art aficionado or this is your first foray into a museum tour, Sarah loves using her experience and insight to delight guests of all backgrounds and interests.
Susan Fletcher is an artist and historian who holds an MA in Public History from Indiana University Indianapolis. As a social historian, painter, and photographer she loves exploring the ways in which changing social values and technology influenced artists and their techniques. She studied oil and watercolor painting and art history at the Modbo and SPQR Atelier in Colorado.