Gallery Day Out: Gallery Tour at the National Gallery of Art

  • December 11, 2018
  • 9:45 AM - 4:30 PM
  • National Gallery of Art, 4th and Constitution Ave, WDC


Registration is closed

Treat yourself to a day of inspiration!  

Join MDPPA members Steve Clark, Cr.Photog, CPP, and Anne Looney, Cr.Photog, CPP, at the world-renowned National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC on December 11th for a refreshing day of reflection, discussion, and discovery with your colleagues.

Every generation of artists learns from and builds upon their peers and predecessors. Enhance your creativity and apply it to your business!  We will consider ways of seeing, as well as enjoy free time to explore the Gallery together or as individual reflection.  Bonus tour arranged with a top National Gallery lecturer Eric Denker will begin at 10:30am!

This event is for everyone who is inspired by great art, no matter the medium.  We encourage you to bring friends, a spouse, or anyone who would enjoy a day at the museum.   Join us!


9:45-10AM - meet at National Gallery of Art, 4th Street WEST Building Entrance Steps (the older of the two buildings) or in the Rotunda at 10:05am.  The building opens at 10am.

10:00-10:05 - walk upstairs to the rotunda

10:05-10:30 - review some ideas about how to look at art throughout the day(making up titles for the art, responding to it with a poem or thoughts, sketching, taking notes on what the images bring to mind)

10:30AM-11:30AM - Collections Tour with Eric Denker, Education Department Lecturer to begin in Rotunda

11:30AM - 12:15 - free time in exhibitions/collections 

12:15-1:15 PM - lunch and discussion in cafeteria (bring your lunch, or money to purchase lunch)

1:15-3:00 gordon parks exhibit and free time to explore collections and exhibitions

3:00pm-  meet for coffee and discussion, (location either East Building cafe or Cafe in connecting link) followed by free time in museum and departure at your leisure.

So that we can plan ahead with our materials, please register for this event.   Thank you!

Please feel free to contact Anne Looney with any questions:

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