Friends of the Art Museum of WVU are invited to
a members-only 2-night trip to tour museums in Washington, D.C., May 1–3,
Join the Art Museum's director, Todd J.
Tubutis, and fellow Friends on a special trip that includes group visits
to three unique museums in and around the nation’s capital:
The Kreeger Museum
This art museum in the former residence of David and Carmen Kreeger, designed
by renowned architect Philip Johnson, exhibits works by European and American
artists from the 1850s to today,
as well as
a collection of Asian and African art.
Administered by Harvard University, Dumbarton Oaks is
estate in Georgetown with museum displays of Byzantine and Pre-Columbian art and
a landscaped garden originally designed by Beatrix Farrand.
by collectors Emily and Mitch Rales, this private museum on a 23-acre campus displays post-World War II artworks in a series of site-specific spaces, and also features a
Participants will stay at The River Inn,
located in the city’s historic Foggy Bottom neighborhood.
Soon after arrival on Friday, the group will visit a nearby home to see the extensive
collection of a WVU alum—a special evening reception with drinks and light fare,
just for Friends of the Art Museum.
The tour will depart Morgantown at 11:00 AM on Friday, May 1, and return on Sunday,
May 3 before 5:00 PM.
The cost per person is $435 and includes:
- Ground transportation by coach bus to and from Morgantown (pick-up from and drop-off at WVU Coliseum),
- hotel accommodation at The River Inn,
- private reception in a collector's home on Friday evening,
- group lunch on Saturday,
- admission and transportation to each museum.
A complete itinerary will be provided
to all registered participants. Full payment must be received
by March 27.
Availability is limited
to the first 35 registrants.