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Chagall Art Exhibitions in 2020 around the World

For fans of Marc Chagall art, below is a comprehensive list of scheduled exhibitions around the world in 2020. Please share with us your feedback if you visit any of these exhibitions. Also let us know if we have missed any major exhibitions scheduled.

“I chose the painting because it was just as indispensable to me as all the food. It seemed to me like a window through which I flew into another world. ” 

Marc Chagall quote from a lecture at the University of Chicago, February 1958

A Love Painted on Canvas “Sogno d’Amore” The works of Chagall

Venue: Palazzo Albergati, Bologna
When: from 20 September 2019 until 1 March, 2020

This exhibition will display about 150 Chagall artworks, including paintings, drawings, watercolors and engravings. Through these artworks, we see the long love story of Chagall and his beloved wife Bella. His wife was for Chagall his lover, muse, friend and a source of creative inspiration.

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Painting of Chagall's wife Bella
Painting of Chagall’s wife Bella [Public Domain]


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

When: December 2019 – March 2020
Venue: Second floor of The Baker Museum, Florida

This exhibition will display wonderful collection of artworks of some of the most famous French impressionism & post-impressionism painters. You will see paintings of the impressionists such as Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and Camille Pissarro. In addition, there will be a great collection of paintings by Post-Impressionists such as Henri Matisse, Paul Cézanne, Paul Gauguin, Marc Chagall & Georges Braque.

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Chagall art
Chagall art

“In our life there is a single color, as on an artist’s palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love”

Quote Marc Chagall

Exhibition: “Chagall: Between Heaven and Earth”

Venue: “New Jerusalem” museum, Moscow
When: November 16, 2019 until March 8, 2020

This exhibition is showcasing 239 Chagall artworks spanning his long career as an artist. You will be able to see prints, tapestries and paintings by the Belarus/Russian/French artist.

For this special exhibition, the collection of artworks have been loaned from the Centre Pompidou, the Marc Chagall Museum in Vitebsk, the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of the History of Jews in Russia and the National Museum of Marc Chagall in Nice. Many of the artworks will be showing for the first time in Russia.

The concept behind this exhibition is based on Marc Chagall’s words:

To me, painting seemed to be some sort of the window which let me fly to the other world

Marc Chagall believed in the spiritual idea that he was born between heaven and earth. He felt that he resided in this “in between” space which he often portrayed in his artworks. Chagall constantly combined his reality together with symbolism, mysticism and imagination to describe his emotions.

In order to give the visitor a glimpse into Chagall’s world and understand how it reflects in his art, the exhibition will also display household and religious objects from the collection of the Museum of Jewish History in Russia. These objects were carefully chosen to provide us with a information about Chagall’s roots and how this impacted on him and his art throughout his life. 

Marc Chagall Art
Marc Chagall painting

Exhibition: Monet, Renoir… Chagall – Journeys around the Mediterranean

When: From February 28, 2020 until December 31, 2020
Where: Atelier des Lumières, 38 Rue Saint-Maur, 75011 Paris

In 2020, the Atelier des Lumières is exhibiting the colorful paintings of the towns and landscapes of the French Riviera and the surrounding towns.

In this state-of-the-art Light and Sound show, you will see the masterpieces of 20 famous artists including Monet, Renoir, Chagall, Picasso, Matisse, Signac, Derain, Dufy and others. All these artists spent time in Southern France, lured to the region by its vivid colors, bright lights, gorgeous towns and the sparkling Mediterranean Sea. Some of the artists stayed for short periods like Monet in Antibes and others moved permanently to this region, such as Renoir, Matisse, Picasso, Dufy and Signac.

Marc Chagall Painting - The Bay of Angels, Nice
Marc Chagall Painting – The Bay of Angels, Nice

This exhibition spans the history of French modern art starting from the nineteenth through to the twentieth century. Here you will see the famous paintings from all of the art movements of that era, including but not only, impressionism, post-impressionism such as pointillism & fauvism and abstract modern art.

More than 500 paintings will be screened onto 2000 square meters of surface, including massive walls, ceilings and floors by 140 video projectors . You will find yourself totally immersed in the magical creativity of these artists.

Tip: Make sure you book tickets online so that you do not need to wait in long queues. This is an extremely popular attraction in Paris and queues are often very long.

Avenue de la Victoire, Nice - Marc Chagall Painting
Avenue de la Victoire, Nice – Marc Chagall Painting

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