There's a reason that prints of Claude Monet's impressionist paintings are so often used as "starter art." Relatable, visually attractive and extremely well known, the work is hard to go wrong with. It's no surprise that Monet was a gardener beyond the paintbrush too. Expert Eric T. Haskell discusses how one passion influenced the other in a free lecture titled Easels in Eden: Monet's Gardening and Painting at Giverny, 6 p.m. Friday in the auditorium of the Kimbell Art Museum, 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. in Fort Worth. Admission is free. Call 817-332-8451 or visit kimbellart.org.
Fri., Jan. 15, 6 p.m., 2010