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Up Close Tour: The Founders

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Call Visitor Services at 617-720-7612 to register
Members: Free | Visitors: Free with admission ($10)

Up Close Tour: The Founders

Up Close Tours encourage visitors to look closely at materials from the Athenæum’s rich collections and consider them within a particular context.

Boston Athenæum Docent Dale Linder will investigate objects in the Athenæum’s special collections that shed light on the nation’s early history. Join the discussion and get up close to busts of founding fathers that once graced the halls of Monticello and portraits by some of the United States’ most renowned painters. This 30-minute tour will delight whether you’ve seen Hamilton or not.

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Auto-generated captions are available for most virtual programs. To request live captioning or other accommodations, please contact Hannah Weisman at or 617-720-7617 at least four business days prior to the event.