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American Stories

December–February
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday at 2:30

West Building Main Floor, Rotunda

From early beginnings in portraiture to emerging themes of landscape and genre painting, American art reveals the stories that both reflected and shaped our evolving national identity. This tour traces the changes in American art from colonial days to the early twentieth century and touches on key moments in history.

Winslow Homer, Breezing Up (A Fair Wind), 1873-1876, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Gift of the W. L. and May T. Mellon Foundation, 1943.13.1

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