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Lunch & Learn: Mary Cassatt and Edgar Degas: An Unlikely Friendship 

09/19/2013, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 

Scaife Galleries

General $35, CMP Member $28

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Led by museum staff, these gallery visits will give you an insider's look at collections, exhibitions, and projects around the museum. The conversation continues over a light lunch in the Carnegie Café.  

Select Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
$35 ($28 Members); Space is limited; Price includes lunch; Call 412.622.3288 to register, or register online.  


September 19: Mary Cassatt and Edgar Degas: An Unlikely Friendship  

Join associate curator of fine arts Amanda Zehnder for an in-depth presentation on two important artists in the museum's collection. Explore the 40-year-long artistic friendship of this somewhat unexpected duo—the American independent Mary Stevenson Cassatt and the opinionated Frenchman Hilaire-Germain Edgar Degas, who invited Cassatt to join the Impressionist group in 1877. Follow their professional, social, and personal exchanges and how the impact of their relationship can be seen in their distinctive styles. 

  

Image: Mary Cassatt, American, 1844–1926; detail of Young Women Picking Fruit, 1891, oil on canvas; Patron Arts Fund, 22.8