Instagram and TikTok have come alive with French Impressionist art with Monet in Paris launching in Perth. If you haven’t yet been to see it, we’d highly recommend it — we’ve been twice now and it’s quite spectacular.
To help you get the best possible experience, here’s our guide on Monet in Paris and how to make the most of it while it’s in Perth.
A Picture Paints A Thousand Words
You’ve heard the saying before and as you stroll through the immersive exhibition, that saying will really come to life. Here’s a pictorial guide to a small amount of what you can expect in person. From the Absinthe Room to the Wildflower Room and the Lilac Corridor, you’ll be wowed before you even make it to the main exhibition room — where we could have easily sat there for hours.
There are plenty of spots to get that perfect Instagram photo. However, the best way to enjoy it is to turn the phone off, put it in your bag or pocket and just enjoy some of the best art ever created.
Learn To Paint Like Monet
As you sit there and embark on a journey through some of the most famous impressionist artists and their works of art, it would only be natural to imagine what it would be like to be able to paint in that manner.
One of the best ways to experience Monet in Paris is to dive right into the deep end and learn to paint like Monet. You don’t need to be a budding artist; in fact, you don’t need any experience at all. This experience for two is the perfect opportunity to learn what it’s like to sit in front of an easel, brush in one hand, a glass of French Champagne in the other, and paint the world around you. Or, in this case, be guided through how to paint one of Monet’s famous pieces.
Enjoy A French High Tea
High Tea has been a favourite Sunday afternoon activity for quite some time. The allure of getting dressed up and spending the afternoon with friends, sipping on bubbles while sampling a range of bite-size culinary creations. Add in a French flair and surround yourself with art and Paris vibes and it might just be perfect.
High Tea In Paree is just that. This limited experience for two delivers decadent, French-inspired sweets, artisanal savouries, a pot of loose-leaf French tea, and a premium glass of Champagne de Saint-Gall, Premier Cru. You’ll need to book in early to lock this one in as it will sell out.
The Perfect Date Night
This is the perfect opportunity to wine and dine your partner while embracing an evening of art and culture. Start with a Friday or Saturday evening Monet in Paris session, taking your time to immerse yourself in the art projections and sensory rooms. Friday nights at Monet in Paris are a little different — as the sun goes down, the fun gets turned up a little with DJs, specialty cocktails, Never Never Gin and Tonics, and special art activations. It’s called Monet by Moonlight and certainly makes for an unforgettable night.
Whether you choose Friday or Saturday evening, follow it up with dinner at Le Bistro which is inside Le Grand Paris. Indulge in an exquisite French-inspired menu — from the classic coq au vin pie to a French onion cheeseburger, the menu has been curated to capture the essence of traditional French cuisine.
If you’re looking for something a little different, book in at one of the many fancy restaurants at Crown — our pick would be Nobu. Then cap it off with a late-night cocktail at TWR.
Monet in Paris will be in Perth from Thursday, 16 November 2023 to Sunday, 4 February 2024. Each session runs for approximately 50 minutes with the last session time one hour before closing time. Operating hours are:
|Mondays to Thursdays:
|10:00 am to 8:00 pm
|10:00 am to 8:30 pm
|9:00 am to 8:30 pm
|9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Where: Le Grand Palais at Crown Perth
Tickets are available here.
This article was sponsored by Monet in Paris. All images copyright So Perth.