Thursday, July 19, 2018 (Morning)
TIME: 10:00am – 1:30pm. Meet at WNDC by 9:50am; Van departs promptly at 10:00am
EVENT TYPE: Tour
This special tour will visit the largest private collection outside Europe of prints and drawings by Norwegian born, expressionist artist Edvard Munch (1863-1944). These works are a promised gift to the National Gallery of Art, 23 prints of which were shown at the Gallery and seen by 135,000 people (opened in late 2017, closed in early 2018). The full collection is intimately displayed in the Chevy Chase, DC, residence of Sarah G. (Sally) Epstein. The visit will include a personal introduction by Mrs. Epstein with slides of selected pieces from the collection. Then guests will be free to view the artwork on their own.
A catalogue will be available for $20, the proceeds for which will be donated to the WNDC Educational Foundation. After visiting the collection, tour participants will return to WNDC to enjoy a buffet lunch.
PRICE: Tour & Lunch. $40 Members, $45 Non-members.