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Guided Tours
American Stories

August
Monday–Saturday at 11:30
Sunday at 12:30

September
Monday–Saturday at 3:30
Saturday, Sunday at 1:30

October
Monday–Sunday at 2:30
West Building 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, Gift of the W. L. and May T. Mellon Foundation, 1943.13.1

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