A small group walking tour of over 30 masterpieces at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Tour the gallery’s West Building with a certified museum guide in a group limited to 20 people.
Saturdays at 1 p.m.
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.
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.
This tour is a private program, neither affiliated with nor endorsed by the National Gallery of Art. Admission to the National Gallery of Art and to all its exhibitions, tours and other public educational programs is free of charge. Any charge or request for contribution is unrelated to the National Gallery of Art. For information about the Gallery please see: http://www.nga.gov.