National Gallery of Art Highlights of the Modern Art Collection Tour
Discover one of the world's finest collections of modern art. Attend on your own or with friends for a Tour led by a docent at the National Gallery of Art. 

Event Date

Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 1:45 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 highlights of the National Gallery of Art’s collection of modern paintings. This is a great opportunity to meet ICDC members who appreciate art. During the tour led by a docent of the National Gallery of Art, discover one of the world's finest collections of modern art as we tour the East Building of the National Gallery of Art. The tour will cover the architecture, function, and history of the East Building  along with the building of the art collection and the masters of the 20th Century whose creations are part of the collection. Make your reservations early, as space is limited.

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:


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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.

The International Club of DC Thanks Our Sponsors

Event Agenda (May change)

Please arrive on time at the time designated above at the meeting location designated below

We will proceed for the tour on time so please don't be late. We recommend that you arrive about an hour in advance so you can enjoy a meal or coffee at the Cascade Cafe prior to the designated meeting time. Arriving early gives you additional time in case you are delayed due to traffic or the Metro.


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.