Guided Tour At The Most Captivating Modern Art Museum – Hirshhorn

by Kamran Abdi
The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is inviting you for a guided tour (including lunch) of the home of the world’s most intriguing, inspiring, engrossing and always thought-provoking modern art on May 23rd. You will meet other people with love for art on a journey through contemporary art in all media through the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, including highlights such as the rugged and realistic sculptures of Auguste Rodin, the brutal religious imagery in the paintings of Francis Bacon, and the famed Dada and Surrealist painter Man Ray.

Before the tour, enjoy a meal at the Smithsonian Castle café and get to know some of your fellow travelers through the strange and fascinating journey through renowned modern art. The art gallery and museum tours are one of our most popular events and always sell out well in advance.

When: Sunday, May 23, 2010 at 12:45 PM
Where: Hirshhorn Museum
700 Independence Ave
Washington, DC‎ map

Metro Station: Smithsonian (Mall exit)

The galleries are located on the National Mall, the grassy area between the Capitol and the Washington Monument, steps from the Smithsonian Metro stop. The nearest Metro stop is the Smithsonian Metro Station (Mall Exit). Public parking is limited to the surrounding streets and commercial garages

Tickets and Registration

About the Hirshhorn
The Hirshhorn Story unfolds through an animated timeline of archival images and text. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is committed to acquiring and showing art that is current and topical today, as well as works with historical significance. In the past century, artists have brought their works down from pedestals and out of frames to enter the viewers’ space, using common objects, video, film, and other technology to bring the everyday into art. In addition to traditional historical themes and portraiture, works in our collection address emotion, abstraction, politics, process, religion, economics, and the immediate. With these works, we strive to illuminate the complexity, variety, and relevance of modern and contemporary art.

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About Elias Shams
I have been a serial entrepreneur in telecom and social media space for past 12 years or so. I hold a M.S. degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the George Washington University and a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland. I’ve lived and worked in many countries and cities including London England, Tehran Iran, Bonn Germany, Paris France, Alicante Spain, Delhi India, and my favorite of all Washington, DC of great US of A. Two of the greatest Washington, DC based companies I worked for and very proud of are Yurie Systems which was sold to Lucent in 1998 for $1.23 B and that I founded in 1999. I am currently the founder and awesomizer @

4 Responses to Guided Tour At The Most Captivating Modern Art Museum – Hirshhorn

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