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Guided Tours
American Stories

November—December
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday at 2:30
Tuesday, Thursday at 3:00

West Building Rotunda

Please note that the December 6 tour has been canceled. 

From early beginnings in portraiture to emerging themes of landscape and genre painting, American art reveals the stories that both reflected and shaped an 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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