Trips & Tours
The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts is excited to announce a bus day trip to the National Gallery of Art; the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery and American Art Museum; & the Renwick Gallery in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. This exciting opportunity for art lovers is only available for a limited number of people, both museum members and non-members are welcome.
Participants will travel by tour bus to the National Gallery of Art, currently featuring Cezanne Portraits. The group will be able to enjoy the museum at their leisure from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. with lunch on their own in one of the museum’s cafes. Other exhibits currently on view at the National Gallery of Art include Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings; Outliers and American Vanguard Art; Sharing Images: Renaissance Prints Into Maiolica and Bronze; Michel Sittow: Estonian Painter of the Courts of Renaissance Europe; and Heavenly Earth: Images of Saint Francis at la Verna. The museum’s Agnita M. Stine Schreiber Curator, Daniel Fulco, PhD, will meet the group at the National Gallery of Art and will lead a short tour of selected works from the permanent collection.
The group will then travel to the Renwick Gallery, currently featuring No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man before ending the day at the The Smithsonian American Art Museum/National Portrait Gallery. The National
Portrait Gallery is featuring Presidential Portraits; One Life: Sylvia Plath; Antebellum Portraits by Mathew Brady; Lincoln’s Contemporaries; Recent Acquisitions; and Portraits of the World: Switzerland. Dinner will be on your own at the museum café.
The tour will depart from the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts promptly at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 2, 2018.
Former Curator and Museum Educator, Amy Hunt has been organizing and leading art related bus trips for the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts since 2006. Ms. Hunt has a degree in Art History and lives in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, with her family where she is currently Inn Manager of the Brickhouse Inn Bed and Breakfast on Baltimore Street.
The tour is expected to return by 9:30 p.m.