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Adventures for Creative Tourists at The Corcoran Gallery

Adventures for Creative Tourists

Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM (PDT)

Washington, DC

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Adventures for Creative Tourists At The Corcoran Gallery
Corcoran Gallery & Gourmet Meal Please arrive at 11:20 to ensure to experience the entire tour. No Flash Photogrpahy Non-Refundable Ticket
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What You Will See On The Tour

The museums collection originates from William Wilson Corcoran in 1869, and has grown to over 16,000 works of art.  The Corcoran specializes in historic and modern American art, contemporary art, photography, European paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts.  

 The Highlights Tour will illuminate the most significant works in their five areas.  This will include the following:

 American Art collection spans from 1718 to 1945 is a vast array of landscape paintings, genre scenes, portraits, and sculptures.  The strength of the collection is revealed with Husaon River School Painting, American Impressionism, ande early 20th-century realism.

Decorative Arts collection is comprised of various media works.  This collection has Greek antiquities, Italian Renaissance maiolica, Islamic carpets, 18th century French tapestries, furniture, architectural ornamentation, and modern and contemporary ceramics.  The centerpiece of this collection is a gilded French period room called the Salon Dore.

European Art collection spans the 14th through the early 20th centuries, and includes painting, sculpture, and works on paper. You will view 17th-century Dutch landscape and genre paintings, British paintings, and French paintings., The in house works by artists Jean-Baptise-Camille Corot, Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin, Eugène Delacroix, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Claude Monet, Thomas Gainsborough, Joshua Reynolds, Gerard ter Borch, and Aelbert Cuyp are also included in this collection.

Modern and Comtemporary Art form the core of the Corcoran’s mission and identity. The collection features works from post-war artists such as Willem de Kooning, Ellsworth Kelly, Cy Twombly, Richard Diebenkorn, Joan Mitchell, Bruce Nauman, Martin Puryear, Jessica Stockholder, Anne Truitt,  Robert Colescott, and others.

Photography and Media Arts Collection the Corcoran is known as an early adopter of photographs as part of a museum collection. The collection now includes more than 6,500 photographs, videos, and digital works, which together reflect diverse ideas and styles important to the evolution of photographic history.

After a full day of seeing wonders the group will walk to the museums Todd Gray’s Muse for a most deserved lunch.
 
The lunch will include your choice of sandwiche, dessert, and drink.
 
Lunch Menu Is Seasonal Menu
 
What you can find on the menu at the moment:
 

Sandwiches Choices

Served with Muse Side Salad

  • “The Prager”Ratatouille Wrap {vg} - Grilled Eggplant, Zucchini, & Peppers with Baby Spinach & a Tarragon Spread on a Whole Wheat Wrap
  • “En Route Pour La Peche” - Smoked Salmon & Melted Havarti with Red Onion & Capers on a Toasted Everything Bagel
  • “The Feuer” Black Angus Beef Burger - Melted Fontina, Pancetta, & Shaved Red Onion
  • El Cubano Corcoran - Sliced Pork Loin, Prosciutto de Parma, Swiss Cheese, & Apple Mustard
  • The Half & Half - Half Sandwich of the Day served with Choice of Soup & Small Salad
Desserts Choices
 
  • Tumbador Artisan Chocolate Bars
  • Tumbador Chocolate-Covered Animal Crackers
  • Katebakes Bars
  • ABC Vegan Cookies
  • Cookie Zen Cookies
  • Todd Gray’s Selection of Pastry & Cookies
  • Freshly baked selections
 

PLEASE ARRIVE AT 11:20.  LATE ARRIVALS WILL AFFECT THE LENGTH OF THE TOUR, AND IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE GROUP WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SEE ALL OF THE ART.

ENTRANCE IS 17TH STREET  

NO FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY

ALL TICKET SALES END APRIL 11TH


Tickets are non-refundable

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Corcoran Gallery of Art
500 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20006

Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM (PDT)


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