Home / Programs / Art Talk
Back to Home

Art Talk

French Impressionist Artists

Daniels Pavilion

French Impressionist Artists
Image of the lecturer in a promotional photo
Feb 24, 10:00am – Feb 24, 1:00pm
Call the Box Office


Art Talk:
French Impressionist Artists

Joan Jacobs' Art Talk Series
Artis—Naples Lifelong Learning

Joan Jacobs, lecturer

In this lecture, Joan discusses French Impressionist artists Monet, Renoir, Degas, Cassatt, Cezanne, Morisot and Pissarro created some of the best-known and most-loved works in the history of art — and how they changed the face of art forever.

This presentation is part of lecturer Joan Jacobs' Art Talk series.

Joan Jacobs

Joan Jacobs

It is often said that if you teach a child to read, he/she will love learning. If the saying is accurate, then art historian Joan Jacobs was destined to develop a true love of culture. Throughout her childhood, Joan’s parents introduced her to various styles of art by visiting the extraordinary museums in New York City. She became passionate about art and received her art history degree at the University of Maryland.

Now, she shares her knowledge of and passion for art by leading group lectures nationally and internationally. Her company, Art Talk, Inc., offers comprehensive presentations on art history, complemented by her handmade, customized museum-quality images. The lectures are designed to interest both the art lover who wishes to learn more and the novice who is ready to discover the treasures of Western civilization.

Joan’s lectures focus on relating great art to everyday life and reflect her enthusiasm for art history. Audiences worldwide respond to her unique ability to communicate that enthusiasm, and she in turn enables them to appreciate the artists’ lives, their problems, intentions and above all, their immortal masterpieces.

Joan is an accomplished public speaker with over 25 years of experience. A people person, Joan is at ease in front of any size audience. Her energetic and enthusiastic approach combined with her outgoing personality have made her a favorite lecturer among her numerous audiences.


Enrich your experience of the arts by joining Friends of Artis—Naples and/or Leadership Circle. You’ll enjoy private previews of new exhibitions, invitations to exclusive social events, discounts and more.

More Info


Artis—Naples is Southwest Florida’s leading cultural resource thanks to the generous financial support of loyal donors. Help us continue providing art and educational opportunities to all ages.

More Info


Whether you’re enjoying our entire campus for free during Community Days, making new friends in a Lifelong Learning class or attending an off-campus music performance, we hope to see you soon.

More Info