1208 Spring 2019 Tour the National Portrait Gallery
Tuesday, 8:45–3:15, June 18
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Coordinators: Doris Weisman, Rita Way
Bus trip: $32
Tour limit 38
The National Portrait Gallery, part of the Smithsonian Institution, is an historic art museum which introduces visitors to the figures who have shaped the United States. The museum collection tells the American story from pre-colonial times to the present. This will be a docent-led tour lasting about one hour. There will be time to view exhibits not included in the tour. Some displays at the time of our gallery visit will be: Votes for Women—an American awakening 1840-1920; American Art and the Vietnam War 1965-1975; Storied Women of the Civil War; and the Obama portraits. The adjacent American Art Museum may also be visited.will be on your own, either in the museum Courtyard Café or at a nearby restaurant. A fee of $32 payable to OLLI at the time of registration covers transportation and bus driver gratuity. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. The bus will leave promptly at 9:00 from Fair Oaks Mall parking lot 57 which is located outside the circular road in front of ManTech Corp. Please be on the bus no later than 8:45.