Join Stephen Mead, professional museum tour guide, for an insider private tour of the National Gallery of Art. On his 40 plus list of paintings, sculptures, and more, he will show us Museum Highlights, historical show stoppers, and fan favorites of the Renaissance, 18th Century, and Medieval Art periods. With each piece he will discuss the symbols, stories, and reason why the artists painted the art work.
Time Tour Starts 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Group meets in the Rotunda at the entrance to the mall
Price $20.00 per person
Stephen Mead, tour guide and historian of the arts, lived in London until six years ago, where he was invited to lead tours of exhibitions at the Victoria and Albert museum and give talks for the National Arts Collection Fund (UK). and worked for many educational institutions in Britain. Since moving to the DC area, he has led many tours of the capital’s museums and monuments for tourists, student groups and adults. Stephen is also a professional storyteller and brings his skills in story telling to the historical and artistic areas he covers in his tours, providing both an educational and enjoyable experience.
“The tour guide has a British accent. He was very knowledgeable and kept us entertained during our entire trip.” – customer review on yelp
“Stephen really gives it his all. His performance as a tour guide is award-worthy”- customer review on TripAdvisor
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