Guided Tour of Edgar Degas' House

Guided Tour of Edgar Degas' House

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Discovering the history and artworks of Degas in New Orleans

Guided tour by a member of the painter's family

Visit a beautiful historic house

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Duration
2 hours 15 minutes

Languages

English
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Description

A day in the life of Edgar Degas in New Orleans!

Visit the artist's only home and workshop in the world which is open to the public! The painter stayed in this house with his mother's family from 1872 to 1873.

In the heart of this beautiful house built in 1850, you will be guided by the artist's own great-great niece! She will tell you all about the history of the French Creoles and Edgar Degas' maternal family. She will show you the film Degas in New Orleans, a Creole Sojourn, a fantastic documentary retracing the steps of Edgar Degas in New Orleans (30 minutes).

You will also explore part of the Creole district and discover the places mentioned in Edgar Degas' correspondance. The tour will end in the artist's workshop where you can admire the paintings he created during his stay in Louisiana.

A fantastic tour for art and culture lovers!

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Good to know

  • Duration: approx. 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Tour times: 10:30am or 1:45pm. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the tour
  • The tour will be conducted in English
  • To participate in this activity, simply present your voucher to the service provider on the day
  • Part of the tour takes place outdoors
  • You are not permitted to take photos during the tour
  • Food and drink are not permitted on the premises
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • The 2-hour historic tour is not necessarily adapted for young children

Price includes

  • Guided tour of Edgar Degas' House
  • Commentary from a member of the painter's family (in English)

Price doesn’t include

  • Tips
  • All other extras

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