- The Washington Times - Saturday, September 24, 2005

When you go:

Location: The Kreeger Museum is located at 2401 Foxhall Road NW in the District.

Directions: Visitors from Northern Virginia can take the Key Bridge to a left on M Street. Bear right onto Foxhall Road at the traffic light where the road forks. The museum will be on the right.

Visitors from Maryland can take the Beltway to the Connecticut Avenue exit. At the bottom of the ramp, turn left onto Connecticut Avenue. Continue for several miles. Turn right on Nebraska Avenue. Make a left on Foxhall Road. The museum will be on the left.

Hours: Docent-guided tours, for which reservations are needed, are given from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. The museum also is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. No reservations are needed on Saturday.

Parking: Free.

Admission: $8 for adults, $5 for seniors and students, children 11 and younger admitted free.

Information: 202/337-3050 or www.kreegermuseum.org.

Notes: The Kreeger Museum’s weekday tours are geared to visitors 12 years old and older, but Saturdays are open to visitors of all ages. The museum also features frequent family-friendly programs.

Upcoming fall events:

m Storytime at the Kreeger — 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 13 and 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 18. This event, for children ages 3 to 5, lets preschoolers explore works of art through stories. Also featured are hands-on activities. An adult must accompany the child at all times. Fee: $5 per child; an adult companion is admitted free. Reservations required. This event repeats several times in November and December.

m Painting workshop — 9:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 29. This workshop, for children ages 8 to 12, is led by artists Anthony Brock and Sharon Fishel. It revolves around the portrayal of oceans in paintings by artists such as Claude Monet, Pierre Bonnard and Odilon Redon. Children can create their own artwork using acrylic paints on canvas. The workshop also will focus on color mixing and layered colors. Fee: $18 per child.


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