Tour

The Grand Tour: In Search of Art and Culture

A View of Paestum, 1759
Antonio Joli 
Italian, 1700-1777
Oil on canvas
30-1/4 x 47-1/2 in. (76.8 x 120.7 cm)
Norton Simon Art Foundation, Gift of Mr. Norton Simon

The Grand Tour: In Search of Art and Culture

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2013
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Educator: Staff Educator
Type: Tour

Join a Museum educator for a one-hour tour exploring the Grand Tour. This traditional trip of Europe flourished from the mid 17th century to the mid 18th century and served as an educational milestone for mainly upper-class European young men.


Meets in Entrance Gallery | Free with admission. | Please note that space is limited to 25 participants. Sign up at the Information Desk no later than 15 minutes prior to the tour.