Philadelphia Art Museum Tour of American Art

What to expect
  • Explore the Pennsylvania Academy of Arts with an art historian during a 3-hour tour
  • Learn about early American arts how that art scene evolved to become what it is today
  • Check out works by Pennsylvania artists such as Peale, West, Stuart and Copley
  • Enjoy a relaxing and educational experience that will put American art into context
During this tour, you'll explore the Philadelphia art scene alongside an art historian who will teach you all about the works of some of the nation's most acclaimed artists as well as some of the early Philadelphia institutions that played a significant role in the growth of the American art scene.

Key to this experience will be Philadelphian artist Charles Willson Peale, famed for his George Washington portraiture and for setting up the city's very first museum. You'll also learn about other early portraiture figures, the institutionalization of American art and its transatlantic influences, and how the course of artistic trends reflects the nation's evolving identity.

Plus, you'll visit major landmarks including the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Independence Hall, and the Second Bank of the United States.

Ready to brush up on your knowledge of American art?

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 $85.00 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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