“Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse” will be presented as high definition broadcasts Thursday, July 7, at 2 and 7 p.m. at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St. The screening takes viewers on a journey through the Royal Academy of Art's blockbuster exhibition at the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Monet was an avid horticulturist and arguably the most important painter of gardens in the history of art, but he was not alone. Artists such as Van Gogh, Bonnard, Pissarro and Matisse all saw the garden as a powerful subject for their art. These great artists, along with many other famous names, are featured in an innovative exhibition from The Cleveland Museum of Art and The Royal Academy, London.

From the exhibition walls to the beauty of artist gardens, including Monet’s Giverny, viewers will discover how artists used the modern garden to explore radical and wonderful new ideas.

Tickets will be $10 at the door, general admission. For more information, visit rocklandstrand.com; call 594-0070, ext. 3; or email info@rocklandstrand.com.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.