LAS VEGAS -- The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art collaborated with
Boston's Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) to bring an exhibition of the
works of Claude Monet to Las Vegas.
"Claude Monet: Masterworks from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston"
is set to run from Jan. 30 through Sept. 13 and will feature 21
pieces -- including some of the Impressionist artist's most famous
paintings -- from one of the largest collections of Monet works
outside of France.
The works on exhibit will include "Camille Monet and a Child in
the Artist's Garden in Argenteuil," "Grainstack," "Rouen Cathedral,
Facade," "Water Lilies" and "The Water Lily Pond."
The exhibit represents the largest loan of Monet paintings by
the MFA to a single institution in more than 10 years, and it
includes works from nearly every period of the artist's life.
The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, anticipating a large number of
attendees for the show, will extend its operating hours from 9 a.m.
to 9 p.m. daily.
Tickets, which went on sale today, are $15 per person and $12
for students, Nevada residents and senior citizens older than
For more information or ticket sales, call (877) 957-9777 or
(702) 693-7871 or visit www.bgfa.biz.
Tickets also will be available for the first time online at www.ticketweb.com.
The Bellagio gallery also teamed up with the MFA to produce a
limited-edition exhibition catalog and several commemorative
They, along with the MFA's line of Monet merchandise, will be on
sale in the Gallery Store, which is open daily from 9 a.m. to 9