Capitol Art and Artists Tour

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See the grand murals, powerful sculptures and exquisite decorations in this tour that focuses on the art and artists of the Capitol. Visit the restored Rathskeller Café and view works by artists Kenyon Cox, Edwin Blashfield, John LaFarge, Elmer Garnsey and others. Hear stories about the artists, learn about the muralist movement in America (1890s-1910s), which used allegory and symbolism in public building artwork, and see how the art, architecture and overall decorative plan harmonize to make the Capitol one of the premier public buildings in the United States.