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The Jewish Museum to open two Wednesdays during final weeks of Collecting Matisse exhibition

NEW YORK, NY.- Due to a high level of public interest, The Jewish Museum will specially be open two Wednesdays in September (normally closed on Wednesdays) to allow additional visitors to see the exhibition, Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore. On Wednesdays, September 7 and September 14, museum hours will be 11 am to 5:45 pm. Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters, on view through September 25, 2011, presents over 50 works from The Baltimore Museum of Art’s internationally renowned Cone Collection, including paintings, sculptures and works on paper by such artists as Matisse, Picasso, Cézanne, Gauguin, Renoir, and van Gogh. Henri Matisse called them “my two Baltimore ladies.” Their friend Gertrude Stein wrote a poem about them entitled “Two