UPDATED June 24: Join fellow art and history lovers on Thursday, July 21, for a one-hour guided walking tour of Arlington Center’s highlights.
Experience the masterful public works created by the celebrated American sculptor Cyrus Dallin. Learn the stories behind notable memorials and historic buildings, including the Uncle Sam Memorial Statue (1976), Soldiers and Sailors Monument (1887) and the art-deco Arlington Co-operative Bank (1934). All ages are welcome.
Sponsored by the Dallin Museum, the tour starts at 6 p.m. in front of the museum, 611 Mass. Ave., Arlington Center. Metered parking is available in the lot behind the building, off Mystic St.
Before or after your tour, plan to visit one of the many unique restaurants in Arlington Center.
Suggested donation: $10 for adults, $5 for museum members and students, children 13 and under free. Register here >>
Additional tour dates: Can’t make it this week? You’re in luck; the tour is also offered on the following Thursdays: Aug. 25 and Sept. 22. Watch for upcoming information.
Cyrus Dallin Art Museum
Founded in 1998, the Cyrus Dallin Art Museum is the only museum in the U.S. solely dedicated to preserving the legacy of this internationally recognized artist, educator and Indigenous rights advocate. With exhibits of more than 100 works, including about 50 sculptures, 10 paintings and several coins and medals, the museum promotes new insights into our shared history by exploring the life, work and values of this celebrated sculptor.
For the latest news, to take a virtual tour of the museum, or watch our past program videos, visit Dallin.org. Stay connected with us by following the museum’s YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.
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This news summary, by YourArlington freelance writer Susan Gilbert, was published Monday, May 16, 2022, and updated June 24.
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