Transform your day with creative genius and extraordinary Artists
Enjoy a live one-hour virtual tour of the European Artists from the National Gallery of Art Washington, D.C. collection. You will begin your tour at the start of the Italian Renaissance and work your way up through art history to see top examples of Baroque Era, Romanticism, Rococo, and finally ending in French Impressionism. Each painting has a tale to tell that is quite entertaining.
Find Influential Artists highly talented and some less familiar
You will see famous artists such as Duccio di Buoninsegna, Fra Angelico and Fra Filippo Lippi, Leonardo da Vinci, Giovanni Bellini, Dosso Dossi, El Greco, Louis Vallée, Sir Peter Paul Rubens, Judith Leyster, Sir Anthony van Dyck, Willem Claesz Heda, Johannes Vermeer, Rembrandt, Francisco de Goya, Jean Honoré Fragonard, Jacques-Louis David, John Singleton Copley, James McNeill Whistler, Frederic Edwin Church, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec Edgar Degas, Vincent Van Gogh and Claude Monet.
The tour is not recorded due to copyright laws.
Why Our Virtual Tours Are Wonderful Experiences
- Created with high quality images
- All images are checked for accuracy to ensure the artwork is depicted accurately
- Tours are live and you can interact with your guide
- Our guides have art history backgrounds
- We are not too big and will respond to your questions same day
- Join our Loyalty and Rewards Program to earn a FREE art tour
About Your Guides
Stephen Mead is more than a tour guide. He’s a passionate sacred art enthusiast, storyteller, and history buff, with a broad knowledge of the antiquities of art. Stephen lived in London for many years and was invited to lead exhibition tours at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. He also started talking for the National Arts Collection Fund and worked for numerous educational institutions across Britain. Stephen later relocated to the D.C area and has been part of our family for 6+ years. Stephen is a famous face around these parts, ushering countless tour groups young and old through the boughs of history. Stephen’s unique storytelling style captures the minds and hearts of everyone who joins him on a journey through time, exploring the beauty of Modern Art throughout the centuries.
Christine Phillips is excited to be your guide on your next tour. Her undergraduate studies included four semesters of art history and a minor in Art Studies, where she helped install an outsider artist exhibition. Christine received her Master of Architecture degree from the NC State University College of Design and practiced architecture here in Washington, DC. She is a Washington National Cathedral docent and a licensed DC tour guide with architecture and history tour experience. Her passion for art goes back to childhood and spending time in museums has always been inspiring for her. Whether in architecture or paintings, she loves to understand the story behind the art she is seeing and share that story with her guests.