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Film series at Everson

The Everson Museum of Art Contemporary Film Series Offers Films that Explore Impressionism, Complement Turner to C (c)zanne Exhibition

Syracuse, N.Y. -- The Everson Museum of Art Contemporary Film Series presents four films to complement the exhibition Turner to C (c)zanne: Masterpieces from the Davies Collection, National Museum Wales, on display at the Everson through Jan. 3. The films are open to the public and free with same-day admission to the Turner to C (c)zanne exhibition.

Turner to C (c)zanne includes 53 masterpieces by artists including C (c)zanne, Renoir, Monet, van Gogh, Turner, Pissarro and more. The exhibition is on its first tour in the United States and is traveling to only five cities in the country. The Everson is the only museum in the Northeast to host it.

Tickets to the exhibition can be purchased at www.everson.org or at the Everson box office, and are priced as follows: $10, Everson members; $15, adults; $12, children under 18, college students (with ID), Armed Forces (with ID) and seniors (65+); and $50, family rate (includes two adults and four dependents). Children five and under are free.

The following films will be shown in the museum's Hosmer Auditorium. The Everson is located at 401 Harrison St. in Syracuse:

Turner to C (c)zanne

2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31 (60 minutes)

Welsh sisters Gwendoline and Margaret Davies amassed an amazing collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings at a time when modern French art was largely ignored in Britain. The collection, which was bequeathed to the National Museum Wales, features such artists as Turner, Monet and van Gogh. The works chronicle the evolution of modern art, from the mid-1800s to the early 20th century, and 53 pieces were assembled as a traveling exhibition, visiting five museums in the United States. This film examines the lives of the sisters and explores select masterpieces from the exhibition.

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