Paul Stahr. “1776—Retouching an Old Masterpiece—1915.” (detail) Cover illustration from Life, July 1915. General Collections, Library of Congress.
Creating the United States Tour
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 1:00 p.m.
Tuesdays–Sunday, 2:30 p.m. through February 17
Saturday, February 16, 11:30 a.m.
Sunday, February 17, 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
- Included with Museum admission; no reservations
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Examine the challenges facing America’s founders as they broke from Britain, forged a new form of democratic government, and established the precedent of individual rights.
This tour will bring to life the triumphs of the revolutionary generation while also exploring its failures to deal with slavery, native populations, and women’s rights. Meet docent in the lobby.
Creating the United States
On view now through February 17, 2013