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"Homer in the City" Walking Tour

Sunday, August 18

1:30 p.m.

Exhibition Related Programs, Outdoor Walking Tours

Image credit: Winslow Homer (1836–1910), Gloucester Schooners and Waterboat (previously Gloucester Schooners and Sloop), 1880. Transparent and opaque watercolor over traces of graphite with scraping on heavy wove paper, 13 13/16” x 19 3/4”. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George Woodward, #1939-7-9.

Discover the geographical, cultural and historical setting where Winslow Homer lived and painted in the late 19th century. This special tour is offered in conjunction with Homer at the Beach and is scheduled for August 11, August 18 & August 24.

Guided walking tours are held rain or shine and last about 1½ hours; participants should be comfortable being on their feet for that amount of time. $10 members; $20 nonmembers (includes Museum admission). Space is limited; reservations required.  Tickets can be purchased by calling 978-283-0455 x10 or online at Eventbrite.

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Image credit: Winslow Homer (1836–1910), Gloucester Schooners and Waterboat (previously Gloucester Schooners and Sloop), 1880. Transparent and opaque watercolor over traces of graphite with scraping on heavy wove paper, 13 13/16” x 19 3/4”. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George Woodward, #1939-7-9.

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