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Themes of the Bureau of Indian Affairs Indian and Soldier, oil on canvas, 1939. Courtesy of the U.S. General Services Administration.

The Murals Tour
 
Dates: Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly from 02/04/2014 to 02/06/2014
Time:  2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location:  Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building, C Street Lobby
 
Summary: Visit the New Deal era murals of the Department of the Interior
 
Fees: Free
 
Details:

Discover the art and architecture that made the Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building a "symbol of a new day" during the Great Depression. The Interior Museum Murals Tour lasts an hour and visits 26 photographic murals by Ansel Adams and many of the over fifty mural panels painted by artists including Maynard Dixon, Allan Houser, Gifford Beal, and John Steuart Curry.

The Murals Tour is offered at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The tour is limited to 20 visitors and a reservation is required. For groups over eight, custom tours can be scheduled from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday. Please call the Museum in advance of your visit at 202.208.4743 to make a reservation.

All adults must present a photo ID to enter the Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building. All visitors will be subject to security screenings, including bag and parcel checks.

 

Take the Online Murals Tour

Learn more about Ansel Adams: The Mural Project 1941-1942

 

 
Contact: Jason Jurgena
 
Email: Jason_Jurgena@ios.doi.gov
 
Phone: 202-208-4743
 
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