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Renaissance to Impressionism Art Tour

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Hour Glass 2 hours

Calendar Saturdays at 1 p.m.

Map Marker Meets Inside Lower Level Entrance Constitution Avenue NW

Adult & Senior

Journey from the Renaissance to Impressionism

Come with Stephen to explore the main collections of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. He gives the stories behind the paintings through explaining forgotten symbols and icons. We will explore the cultural messages surrounding the artists lives, virtues, and vices. On this small group guided, 2-hour, walking tour you will see exemplary examples of Medieval Art, Renaissance Art, Sacred Art, and Impressionism Art. Stephen will show you art from the famous Rembrandt, Claude Monet, Leonardo da Vinci, and JMW Turner. Along with other artists, that you may not have know about, but are equally important to the collections at the museum.

Tour Guide | Stephen Mead

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 and worked for many educational institutions in Britain. Since moving to the D.C. 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 storytelling to the historical and artistic areas he covers in his tours, providing both an educational and enjoyable experience.

Cancellation Policy

Customers will receive a full refund or credit with 24 hours notice of cancellation. Customers will also receive a full refund or credit in case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Contact us by phone to cancel or inquire about a cancellation. No-shows will be charged the full price.