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Great Art on Screen: Secret Impressionists Tuesday, January 11

Great Art on Screen: Secret Impressionists

  • Location: Gorton Community Center
    400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045

50 unseen masterpieces unveiled for the first time: Manet, Caillebotte, Renoir, Monet, Cézanne, Signac, Sisley and Berthe Morisot. A cinematic journey to discover the art revolution caused by the Impressionist movement through fifty paintings that are now on display in Rome at Palazzo Bonaparte. How did the Impressionists view the world? How did they go from being rejected by critics and the public to becoming, in just a few short years, some of the best loved works of art in the whole world? The two curators of the exhibition, Claire Durand-Ruel (the great-great-granddaughter of Paul Durand-Ruel, the most important Impressionists’ art dealer) and Marianne Mathieu, will accompany audiences along a complex and intriguing path.

CINEMA SAFE
The John and Nancy Hughes Theater is a proud member of NATO – the National Alliance of Theater Owners and adheres to NATO’s “CinemaSafe” campaign, a program promoting protocols and guidelines developed and supported by leading epidemiologists to support safe moviegoing. Gorton is proud to join more than 33,000 screens nationwide who have committed to implementing expert-backed, industry-specific health and safety protocols, including, but not limited to:

  • Encouraging those patrons who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 to wear a mask while inside. Masks are of course welcome to be worn for your comfort regardless.
  • Enforcing social distancing in our theater.
  • Reducing capacity in our theater.
  • Enhancing building cleaning, and providing hand sanitizer stations.

CinemaSafe puts the health and safety of our patrons and staff at the core of our film presentations. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to Gorton’s Director of Film, Rebecca Fons (rebecca@gortoncenter.org) with any questions. We’ll see you at the movies – safely!

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