Students will encounter original works of art on docent-led tours that complement and enhance classroom learning. They will take time to look carefully, ask questions, and develop their own interpretations. Through open-ended discussion students will discover that art can possess multiple layers of meaning. Their shared endeavor, in which all voices are valued, becomes a powerful learning experience that will be memorable and meaningful.
Schedule a Tour
Tours must be scheduled at least four weeks in advance. Groups must contain at least 15 students.
Requests for Winter/Spring tours (January 4-June 3, 2016) will begin on December 1, 2015-May 6, 2016.
Once your tour has been scheduled, you will receive a confirmation letter via mail in 10 business days (14 days for Spanish-language tours).
Cancel or Change a Tour
To cancel or change a tour, please call (202) 842-6249 as soon as possible.
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