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Art Highlights Tour At The Smithsonian

A Private Tour of the Sackler, Freer, and Renwick Galleries

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Private Art Highlights Tour at the Sackler, Freer, and Renwick Galleries at the Smithsonian

ART SMART’s Highlights Tour at the Sackler, Freer, and Renwick Galleries is perfect for those who want to experience the wide range of art the Smithsonian’s many collections have to offer in a short period of time. Led by an experienced and knowledgeable art historian, our tour allows you to see some of the most important and exciting art in DC in a way that is both intimate and personal. Depending on the size, ages, and interests of your group members, your guide can customize the tour to best meet your group’s needs and wishes. Be sure to let us know if there is a particular artist, style, or time period you would like to focus on, or let us create a tour route we know you’ll enjoy.

What to Expect on Your
Art Highlights Tour of the Smithsonian’s Sackler, Freer, and Renwick Galleries

At the Renwick Gallery you can explore an impressive collection of decorative art and contemporary crafts, and learn about the continued role of handmade objects in American life. The Sackler and Freer Galleries are home to most of the Asian art in Smithsonian Institute’s diverse collection. There you can experience works of art originating from all across Asia, as well as a variety of Middle Eastern, Islamic, and American works, such as the famous Peacock Room.

You will receive an email after you complete the booking process that will confirm your reservation and provide details about where to meet your guide. Based on the information you provide us with, we will organize the tour specifically to fit your group’s preferences. The tour will be conducted in ART SMART’s signature conversational style, guaranteeing you an innovative, exciting, and educational art experience.

Museum Details

Renwick Gallery

Open daily 10:00am – 5:30pm

 

Sackler Gallery

Open daily 10:00am – 5:30pm


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Private tours for 1 - 4 people in your group booked online* are $190 per hour (a 5% discount over tours booked via email or phone). All tours have a two-hour minimum. Additional people and/or additional time have an additional fee. Museum admission needs to be added for each person. This is added during your booking. We will get your tickets ahead of time for you. So you can skip the lines.

* For those who need a bit more service via email and phone, our pricing is $200 per hour for 1 – 4 people. Larger groups are $50 per adult, $25 per child.

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