Public Tours

Gain insights into European history and culture through this 60-minute tour of the special exhibition Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London.

Private Tours

Looking for in-depth information about the art at SAM? 60-minute private guided tours are available for adults, college students and seniors. Please schedule at least three weeks prior to your visit date. To schedule a private tour, email or call 206.344.5260.

Special Events

To explore this exhibition a little deeper, check out our related programs and events for kids, teens and adults! Programs include lectures by noted experts, the engaging “A House in the Country: English Life on Film” film series, a special workshop for teens and more!

SAM provides teachers with rich opportunities to relate the arts to their lives and the lives of their students. For the exhibition, Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough, SAM has created a range of resources and programs for K–12 teachers and their students.

On-site School Tours

Explore the tradition of portrait, landscape, and narrative painting through an interactive, inquiry-based tour. An associated art workshop is also available. Offered Tuesday–Friday. For grades K–12.

Schedule a tour or workshop for your classroom now.

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Art Goes to School

Bring a teaching artist to your classroom to extend the learning! This Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough, Art Goes to School lesson will inspire students to look closely, ask questions and create their own portraits exploring their identities.

Educator Workshop

Come to SAM Downtown Saturday, March 2 to gain valuable ideas and skills to bring back to the classroom. This interactive, art-making educator workshop will focus on visual biographies and portraits. Participants will work with an experienced portrait artist to create their own work of art using a live model.

Workshop participants will receive free resources and teaching materials, entrance to the exhibition Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough, and four Washington State Clock Hours.

Register for this workshop today.

Educator Resource Guide

Download this useful guide offering insight into, and curriculum ideas inspired by, the exhibition Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough.

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Educator Resource List

Access books, DVDs, CDs and other resources for your classroom related to the exhibition. All resources listed are accessible through the Wyckoff Teacher Resource Center.

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Support for K–12 programs during 2012–2013 school year is provided by:

Additional support:

The Clowes Fund
Margaret A. Cargill Foundation