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Food for Thought

Join us for a seminar-style luncheon discussion of art history and related readings followed by a gallery tour of relevant art. Participants may bring their own lunch or purchase it prior to the session in the Cascade Café.

Food for Thought is a program for adults hosted by the National Gallery of Art. Led by museum educators and Gallery staff, these seminars cover various aspects of art history, museum studies, and studio art as they relate to the permanent collection.

This program is free, but space is limited to 25 participants. Advance registration is required. Registration begins at noon two weeks prior to the first session; if the link is not working, refresh your Internet browser. For more information, please contact

National Gallery of Art 2015-2016 Food for Thought Schedule
Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 2:00 p.m.

Light in American Landscape
April 19; May 17, 24
Heidi Hinish and Elizabeth Diament

This event is now full. Click here to register for the waitlist.

Past Events

Vermeer and the Art of Perceiving
October 22, 27; November 19
Lorena Baines

A Brief History of Greek Sculpture
November 24; February 11, 23
David Gariff

Whistler and Sargent
March 17, 22; April 14
Eric Denker


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