John Singer Sargent Seminar

What to expect
  • Visit the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Public Library, and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
  • Learn about the life and work of John Singer Sargent, the talented and influential 19th Century painter
  • Discuss Sargent’s legacy and Boston’s influence on his career
  • See gorgeous murals and stunning paintings at world renowned institutions
This tour will paint you a portrait of the life and work of John Singer Sargent, one of the most prominent artists of his generation, whose work had an incredible influence on art in the 19th and 20th Centuries.

At the start of the tour your educated and experienced guide will teach you about Sargent’s early years while walking you through the Boston Public Library, where Sargent painted a series of murals.

Next, take a trolley to the MFA, one of the country’s most important art museums! Here you will see some of Sargent’s most famous works, as well as works of artists who influenced and were influenced by him -- this will grant you cultural and historical context, and you’ll be able to appreciate his works all the more for the background knowledge you’ve acquired.

Finally, you will walk to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to see one of Sargent’s most famous works -- a portrait of Isabella herself!

Come and get cultured! You will be singing this tour’s praises by the end of the day!

Note: There is a 2 person minimum to book this activity and a 6 person maximum. Please inform vendor of any mobility concerns.
Key Highlights
Price $105.00 per guest
Duration / Session 3 hours
# Sessions 1
Cancellation notice must be provided at least 48 hours in advance in order to receive a 85% refund.

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