Kimbell Art Museum stays open late

The Kimbell Art Museum is staying open late for the final weekend of the Faces of Impressionism exhibit.

The Kimbell will stay open longer to receive more visitors in the final days of its three month stay in Fort Worth. The museum will now close at 8 p.m. from Friday to Sunday. 

With the closing of the exhibit approaching, lines of patrons snaked out the door and on to the lawn this Tuesday afternoon.

“I’m thrilled with the visitation and response to this stunning exhibition,” said Eric M. Lee, director of the Kimbell. 

“We have extended our hours to make sure that everyone will have the opportunity to visit before these framed works return to France.”

All paintings in the Impressionism exhibit are from the famous Museé d’Orsay in Paris, France. More than 70 paintings and sculptures are featured, most of them portraits.

Faces of Impressionism is one of the most spectacular exhibitions ever presented at the

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