Experience a unique opportunity to discover the life and work of Claude Monet, one of the most influential painters in history, with your family at the Monet in Paris exhibition at Crown Perth. Opening on 16th November 2023 and running until 4th February 2024, this immersive art experience, by the team behind the hugely successful Van Gogh Alive, is designed to be enjoyable and informative for all ages.
Featuring the works of legendary artists like Monet, Degas, and Cézanne, the exhibition offers a fresh perspective on their masterpieces. Innovative multimedia presentations and interactive elements allow you and your family to delve into the artists’ creative processes, exploring their techniques, styles, and influences.
Monet in Paris is a family-friendly event which provides an engaging and interactive way for you and your children to appreciate the world of art together. You’re not just a passive observer of the stunning works of French Impressionism; you’re an active participant, engaging and connecting with art in ways that transcend the traditional gallery experience.
On entering Le Grand Palais, you’ll be instantly transported to the vibrant streets of bohemian Paris in the 19th century and the lush countryside of France.
As you stroll through the exhibition, you’ll be surrounded by Monet’s masterpieces in a unique 360-degree setting, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in his world. This immersive experience will captivate your senses and transport you to another time and place, providing a memorable and educational experience for the whole family.
Throughout the exhibition, you’ll have the chance to admire Monet’s groundbreaking use of colour, light, and texture in his paintings. By examining his unique style up close, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of his significant role in the creation of Impressionism and how he revolutionized the art world. You’ll gain a fresh appreciation for his artistic vision and its lasting impact on the art world, both during his lifetime and beyond.
The exhibition’s captivating centrepiece is a stunning recreation of Monet’s Japanese bridge and waterlily pond at Giverny, providing a truly Instagram-worthy moment. As you marvel at the larger-than-life artwork, you’ll feel as if you’ve been transported within the painting itself.
Other fantastic photo opportunities include:
The Wildflower Room – showcases over 70,000 wildflowers, including orchids, daffodils, and lavender, creating a beautiful and colourful backdrop for your photos.
The Water Lily Room, where you can capture stunning shots of carp swimming overhead in a serene and peaceful setting.
The Lilac Corridor, which features fragrant lilacs and provides a picturesque spot for a photo op.
The Winter Corridor, inspired by Monet’s “A Cart on the Snow Road” and “Frost at Givery” paintings, offers a wintery backdrop for your photos.
The Absinthe Room
Monet in Paris also offers a variety of programs suitable for all ages. During the school holidays, consider booking tickets for the Mini Monet painting class during your visit. This guided art class, designed for ages 5-12, provides a fun and engaging opportunity for kids to unleash their creativity while learning about Monet’s art techniques.
On Friday nights, the exhibition hosts the Monet by Moonlight program, featuring DJs, speciality cocktails, and art activations. It’s a great way to spend a night out with friends or family, immersing yourself in the world of Monet while enjoying a fun and lively atmosphere.
Food and drink options are also available within the venue, allowing you and your family to take a break and refuel at the replica French Bistro Café in the Foyer area, which offers a French-inspired menu and high tea. Additionally, Crown Perth boasts a wide range of dining options just a short walk away, suitable for satisfying any taste and budget.
Essential Tips for Families
Visiting the Monet in Paris exhibition at Crown Perth is a fantastic opportunity for the whole family to experience 19th-century Impressionist art. To make the most of your visit, consider the following tips:
Plan Your Visit Ahead – The exhibition opens on 16 November 2023. Avoid disappointment by booking your tickets in advance. Ticket prices vary depending on age and session, starting from $44 for children aged 2-15 years and $55 for adults. Concessions are available and can be found on Ticketek.
Family-Friendly Atmosphere – The exhibition is designed to be an immersive and engaging experience for all ages. The SENSORY4™ technology used in the exhibition brings over 800 artworks to life, making it accessible and interesting for children and adults alike.
Make a Day of It – Crown Perth and the surrounding area offers various attractions, dining options, and entertainment facilities, so plan to spend a few hours exploring. If you wish, consider enhancing your artful experience with an afternoon of French-inspired tea and imbibements for the whole family after the exhibition. Prices may vary, so visit the website for more information.
Prepare Your Children – To make the most of your visit, talk to your kids about Monet and Impressionism before you go. This can help pique their interest and make the exhibition more enjoyable for everyone.
Monet in Paris at Crown Perth is an enriching and unforgettable experience that you and your family won’t want to miss. Discover the beautiful world of Claude Monet and learn about the captivating art movement that revolutionized the world of painting. Book your tickets now and immerse yourself in the world of French Impressionism.
Monet in Paris
Monet in Paris runs from 16th November 2023 to 4th February 2024
For more information visit monetinparis.com.au
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