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Exhibitions of paintings, sound and light shows… Every year, Normandy is the scene for a wide variety of artistic events based around Impressionism. These events celebrate the link between Normandy and this major artistic movement.

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Festival Normandie Impressionniste

The Normandy Impressionist Festival

6th April – 6th September 2020

Now an established event in the Normandy calendar, the Festival Normandie Impressionniste returns in 2020 with Color as its central theme. From April to September, Normandy will come alive to the sight and sound of Impressionism with some 450 different projects showcased throughout the region. Not only will Impressionist masterpieces from around the world be on display but contemporary interpretations of the art movement will be specially commissioned. The festival will also celebrate Impressionism through music, dance, theatre, literature and sound and light shows.


Major temporary exhibitions on the theme of Impressionism take place every year in Normandy’s museums. Between April and October, the Museum of Impressionism at Giverny hosts two temporary exhibitions in collaboration notably with the Musée d'Orsay.

Major fine art exhibitions (subject to alteration):

Musée des impressionnismes, Giverny

Fine Arts Museum, Rouen

MuMa André Malraux Museum of Modern Art, Le Havre

Fine Arts Museum, Caen

Musée Eugène Boudin, Honfleur

Festival Normandie Impressionniste


Musée des Impressionnismes, Giverny (Eure)

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