American Biography Tour

What to expect
  • Visit the National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • Learn about American history, identity, and culture
  • Discuss aesthetics and trends in art while browsing through paintings that portray foundational historic moments
  • See paintings by Houdon, Peale, Gilbert Stuart, Hopper, Wyeth, and many more
Now join us for the pledge of allegiance. Please stand and put your hand over your art…

You got that right! Your art! America’s short history is vibrant and fascinating, and has served as the muse for many an artist. Come check out America’s Biography on this incredible tour!

Explore the National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum, while learning the history of the institutions and their respective art from an experienced art historian. You’ll view the oldest federal collection of art in Washington D.C., which spans three centuries and many movements, and you’ll see the works of Houdon, Peale, Stuart, Hopper, Wyeth, and others!

It’s time to paint the town -- oh wait, these artists already did!

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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