Learn about the history of 18th century art

The Age of Enlightenment as you have never known it...


#ART With CultureSecrets, discover the new series of online courses "Arts and Music", from the Maison de la Radio et de la Musique, in partnership with the RMN-Grand Palais. 

Join a lecturer from the Réunion des Musées Nationaux live from your home and discuss the second theme of this series: the fabulous Age of Enlightenment.

To know

Lecturers from the Rmn - Grand Palais offer you a brief history of 18th century art. This is an opportunity to revise the fundamentals of general culture, by tracing the main lines of art history, punctuated by musical extracts. Thus, in this course, the strong links between art and music are addressed, for the greatest pleasure of those who are passionate about Art with a capital A.

This century of the Enlightenment is marked by a breath of freedom where pleasure becomes the priority. At the origin of numerous works with new aesthetics (Watteau, Boucher, Rameau...), this century will nevertheless end with a return to Antiquity, prefiguring a time of rigor (David, Soufflot...).

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Practice info:

Thursday, March 30 at 7:30 pm
Online class. 

A reservation is valid for 1 person.

A reservation link will be sent to you by email within one business day.

This conference will not be available in replay, so we advise you to connect to the webinar 5 to 10 minutes before the class which will start at 7:30 pm sharp.

Photo © Attributes of the Arts, François-Léonard Dupont-Watteau, 1785. RMN-Grand Palais / Philipp Bernard

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