Expert-Led Tour Of The National Gallery Of Art - Washington D. C.

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Tour Information

Key Details

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  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10:00 am, 2:00 pm
  • Departure Details :
    National Gallery of Art,
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

In 1941, the National Gallery of Art opened and became a cultural institution for the people of the United States of America. Together, we'll discuss the most important benefactors and see how the NGA's West Building manifested their visions and ideas. While we walk through the National Gallery of Art, we'll look at some of the 13th century Italian galleries, 17th century Dutch paintings, and 19th century American paintings. We'll have a better understanding about the evolution of western art.

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Led by an art historian

Know More about this tour

On this small-group art tour limited to six people, see some of the most outstanding works in the history of Western art works cited repeatedly as the pinnacles of beauty and talent. As you follow your art historian/ expert guide through the National Gallery of Arts West Building in Washington DC, admire everything from 17th-century Dutch and Flemish still lifes and portraits to boxing rings and gritty urban settings created by American realists of the 19th century. The Gallerys West building is home to many famous works of art, such as the only Leonardo da Vinci piece in the Americas - Ginevra de' Benci or Claude Monet's The Artist's Garden at Vtheuil.

Touring the gallery with an art historian/ expert guide provides you with unique perspectives on the art, as well as an understanding about what it takes to create a national collection and how this collection has evolved over 70 years. Learn about the philanthropy of the arts in the early 20th century, and see portraits of the gallerys earliest benefactors. These generous individuals had vision the vision to bring to the United States a prominent collection comparable to other national collections at the Louvre in Paris and the National Gallery in London. Decide for yourself if that vision was achieved!

Inclusions

Small Group Guided Tour

Expert Guide

Exclusions

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children 12 and younger are not permitted on group tours and require private tour bookings

Please send supplier of tour the ages of all participants at time of booking

Tour operates rain or shine

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

Check-in is 15 minutes prior to tour start time

Hotel pick-up cannot be accommodated

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