The Arkansas Art Center is hosting an exhibit through June 26th called The Impressionists and Their Influence.
I am SO gonna go! I love, love, love Impressionist art. I've often wondered why my style isn't more impressionistic because I love it so much. It is amazing to me that it was so controversial at the time. Many artists couldn't even sell their work.
"Impressionism is not a movement, it is a philosophy of life." - Max Liebermann"
Here's some great books about Impressionism if you want to learn more: