French Impressionism in art and in music aimed to capture glimpses of life’s fleeting moments — the vibrancy of the light at sunrise, the serenity of a lily pond, or the conversations between wind and waves — a celebration of the world moment-by-moment. 

Join us at Music on the Square for a full evening of all things French or drop in a little later to listen to the music of local Frenchman Claude Cymerman and friends: 

Parts I and II ($40):  Impressionistic Painting Class, French Wine and Hors d'oeuvres
6:30 PM Arrival — Sip a Kir Royale, nibble on cheeses and crostini, view works curated by the Peeler Art Center, and create your own impressionistic masterpiece guided by Wine and Canvas of Indianapolis. And, now that you're feeling like a true Parisian...

Part II ($15):  French Music, Wine and Pastries
8 PM Arrival — Linger into the starry night accompanied by fine wine and French music performed by a trio of pianists, including our own Claude Cymerman and Anthony Weinstein, who will be joined by faculty pianist Emile Naoumoff from the IU Jacobs School of Music.  

Art works on display from the Richard E. Peeler Art Center
Ruth Bernice Anderson — “Duetto”
Veraldo Joseph Cariani — “Flaming Bush”
Paul Cezanne — “Landscape of Mont St. Victoire”
Marie Goth — “Sally”
Carl Christopher Graf — “Old Mill on Roaring Fork”

Communiversity [n. Community+University = expanded universe] courses invite adult-learners into conversation with music-makers, creators and innovators. Embrace the opportunity to learn more about the music you love. Expand your universe. 

Above Artwork: Detail of "Old Mill on Roaring Fork" by Carl Christopher Graf, early 20th century oil on canvas. Courtesy of Richard E. Peeler Art Center, gift of Jack D. Finely.

This activity is made possible, in part, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. 

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