Erica Hirshler, Croll Senior Curator of American Paintings, Art of the Americas

“I took leave of conventional art,” related Mary Cassatt about her arrival in Paris in 1874. “I began to live.” Explore Cassatt’s innovative paintings and prints in the context of the international art scene of the French capital at the dawn of the Impressionist movement.

Ticket Information

Purchase entire four-session course package: members, $96, nonmembers $120.   
Individual sessions: members, $28, nonmembers, $35.
To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975; to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.



Above: Edgar Degas, Mary Cassatt at the Louvre: The Etruscan Gallery (detail), 1879-80. 1983.310. Soft ground etching, drypoint, aquatint and etching. Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard, by exchange.