Vernissage

A vernissage (varnishing, from French) is a term used for a preview of an art exhibition, which may be private, before the formal opening. Guests may be served canap├ęs and wine as they discuss with artists and others the works in the exhibition. If the vernissage is not open to the public, but only for invited guests, it is often called a private...
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vernissage

varnishing-day or preparation day prior to an art showing
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