Secrets of Greek and Roman Mythology: Tour of the National Gallery of Art.
Discover fascinating stories of Greek and Roman mythology as you join us to tour the National Gallery of Art. Tour led by a docent at the National Gallery of Art.

Event Date

Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 1:10 PM

Event Address

National Gallery of Art, Meet us at the Cascade Waterfall of the Cascade Cafe (underground between the East and West Buildings)
605 Constitution Ave NW
Washington DC 20565

Requested Attire

Please wear comfortable attire suitable for a walking tour. The tour is presented inside the National Gallery of Art rain, shine or snow.

Event Description

Join your ICDC friends for a tour of the National Gallery of Art’s collection of Greek and Roman mythology paintings. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet ICDC members who appreciate art and make new friends. Please note that we will meet at the Cascade Café, located underground between the East and West buildings of the National Gallery of Art at the designated time. When you arrive at the Cascade Café, please look for us at the end of the moving walkway adjacent to the Cascade Waterfall.

Ancient mythology has had an enduring impact on human life; it appears in anthropology, linguistics, psychology and of course literature and art. As we tour the National Gallery of Art, join us for an exploration of visual images of popular myths as expressed by some of the greatest painters in Western civilization.
 
The cost of the tour is used to cover the operational expenses of the International Club of DC and is not related to the National Gallery of Art. Admission to the National Gallery of Art and to all its exhibitions, tours and other public educational programs is free of charge. Any charge or request for contributions is unrelated to the National Gallery of Art. For information about the Gallery please see:  www.nga.gov.

Tickets

  $19.00 - Tour of the National Gallert of Art for ICDC Members:
Discover fascinating stories of Greek and Roman mythology as you join us to tour the National Gallery of Art.


Please note that online ticket sales are non-refundable. The current ticket prices are listed above. Please note that ticket prices are subject to increase as we approach the commencement of the event and we encourage you to reserve your tickets early, as space is limited.

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Event Agenda (May change)

Please arrive on time as the tour will start at the designated time.

Please arrive at the meeting location designated below at the time designated above.
We will proceed for the tour after we check in the attendees.
Please don't be late as the tour will start on time.

Map/Parking

The National Gallery of Art is at the intersection of Constitution and 4th Street. The nearest Metro stops are Judiciary Square on the Red Line, Archives on the Yellow/Green Lines, and Smithsonian on the Blue/Orange Lines. Metro bus stops are located on 4th Street and 7th Street. Public parking is limited to the surrounding streets and commercial garages.

Please note that we will be meeting at the Cascade Café of the National Gallery of Art at the designated time. The Cascade Cafe is underground between the East and West buildings of the National Gallery of Art. When you arrive at the Cascade Café, please look for us at the end of the moving walkway adjacent to the Cascade Waterfall. Please not by reserving a ticket you accept the responsibility to arrive ON TIME at the designated time. We are unable to wait for late arrivals as the tour starts on time. Kindly note that if you arrive late or at a location other than the designated meeting location and miss the tour we are unable to issue a refund.

Please leave plenty of time for traffic, parking, or Metro delays. We suggest that you arrive early so you can enjoy lunch at the Cascade Cafe prior to the designated meeting time.


Please note that the map is enclosed below as a courtesy to you and for your convenience but we do not guarantee the accuracy of the map or the directions provided by Google. It is your responsibly to arrive safely and on time at the address of the event disclosed above.

Parking is limited to street parking in the vicinity of the venue. Kindly note that, as is the case in most major cities, the availability of street parking in Washington DC is limited and beyond our control. Due to the limited availability of parking, we highly recommend a cab, Uber/Lyft or other transportation option. The event start at the designated time so please allow sufficient time for traffic/travel/transportation and parking as these factors are beyond our control.