Where you can see Edgar Degas’ Artworks in 2019-2020

For all fans of impressionism art and in particular Edgar Degas’ artworks, below is a list of upcoming exhibitions showcasing Degas & the impressionists around the world. Please let me know if I have missed any exhibitions!!

Exhibition: French Impressionism: Masterpieces from The Ordrupgaard Collection

Venue: Kinsky Palace, National Gallery, Prague

Dates: June 29,2019 – October 20,2019

This exhibition, which will display a unique collection of French modern art from the Ordrupgaard Museum in Denmark.

This exhibition focuses on the artworks of the 19th century French Impressionists, such as Claude MonetEdgar Degas, Pierre Auguste RenoirAlfred Sisley , Camille Pissarro & others. In addition it will showcase some paintings of the forerunners to impressionism such as Eugène Delacroix, Gustave Courbet, Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot and Charles-François Daubigny. Also will feature some artworks of the post-Impressionists Paul Cézanne and Paul Gauguin.

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Dancers in Green and Yellow - Edgar Degas pastels
Dancers in Green and Yellow – Edgar Degas pastels [Public Domain]

Degas at the Opera

Venue: Musee D’Orsay, Paris

Dates: 24 September 2019 – 19 January 2020

Throughout his long artistic career, Degas loved painting the Paris Opera and everything to do with the Opera. He painted the auditorium, the stage, boxes & foyers. Behind the scenes, he loved capturing the dancers, singers and orchestral musicians rehearsing. He also painted the audience. This is exhibition not only provides a comprehensive collection of Edgar Degas artworks but also gives the viewer a glimpse into the life of 19th century Paris through the Paris Opera microcosm.

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Dancers at the Paris Opera House - Degas pastels
Dancers at the Paris Opera House – Degas painting [Public Domain]
Edgar Degas Artworks - Scene at the Opera
Edgar Degas Painting of the Opera [Public Domain]

The Impressionists and Photography

Venue: Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum, Madrid

Dates: From 15 October 2019 to 26 January 2020

This exhibition focuses on the influences that photography & painting had on one another in the second half of the 19th century in France. It will show how the photographers such as Nadar, Le Gray & Disderi provided inspiration for Edouard Manet and Edgar Degas artworks and vice versa.

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Edgar Degas Pastel on paper of ballerinas dancing
Edgar Degas Pastel on paper [Public Domain]

Exhibition: Monet, Renoir, Degas & their circle: French Impressionism and the Northwest

Venue: Museum of Art, Tacoma, 1701 Pacific Ave, Tacoma

Dates: September 28, 2019 − January 5, 2020

This exhibition will provide the viewer with the opportunity to see the wonderful paintings of the French impressionists. The artists with works include Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, Alfred Sisley, Gustave Caillebotte, Paul Gauguin, Berthe Morisot, Mary Cassatt, and Edgar Degas. In addition, there will be some American and Northwestern painters who were greatly influenced by the works of the French impressionists.

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Edgar Degas painting of a ballerina sitting down & waiting
Edgar Degas Painting [Public Domain]

Contemporary Vision: Phillips Masterpieces

Venue: Art Museum, 700 N Art Museum Dr, Milwaukee

Dates: November 15, 2019 − March 22, 2020

This exhibition will show some of the most famous paintings from the Phillips collection. The public will see fifty iconic paintings of the French impressionists and other prominent European modern painters. The list of painters and their artworks includes Manet, Caillebotte, Monet, Morisot, Van Gogh, Cezanne, Degas, Bonnard, Kandinsky, Modigliani and Picasso.

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Degas painting of Ballerinas practicing
Degas Painting [Public Domain]

Impressionism & Beyond: Master Paintings from the Yoshino Gypsum Collection

Venue: Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo
Dates: 30 October, 2019 until 20 January 2020

This exhibition will display 72 artworks from the Yoshino Gypsum Collection. The theme of the exhibition is the development of modern Western art. The exhibition will start with the artists from the Barbizon school, then to the Impressionists and later to the Post-Impressionists.

The manufacturing company, Yoshino Gypsum Co., Ltd, started collecting artworks in the 1970s. Nearly forty years later, the company established the Yoshino Gypsum Art Foundation . The foundation’s collection includes famous artworks by Millet, Degas Monet, Renoir, Van Gogh, Picasso, Chagall, and others.

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Edgar Degas Painting of a ballerina on stage
Edgar Degas Painting [Public Domain]

Monet to Matisse – French Masterworks from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens

Venue: The Baker Museum, Florida

Dates: December 2019 – March 2020

Monet to Matisse exhibition will showcase more than 70 paintings and pastel drawings on loan from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee. The exhibition includes portraits, landscapes, still lifes and interiors by leaders of French Impressionists. You will see artworks of Monet, Morisot, Renoir, Degas, Toulouse-Lautrec, Pissarro, Sisley & Cassatt. Some important paintings by Post-Impressionism painters such as Matisse, Cézanne, Gauguin, Chagall and Braque will also be on display.

Organized by subject matter, the paintings are of landscapes and seascapes of rural Normandy and 19th century Paris. You will see through the paintings, Parisians attending the ballet, socializing in cafés, & leisurely walking on the newly renovated grand boulevards. All these paintings show the beautiful colors and light of the impressionists.

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