Press Release

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
1 Aviation Circle - Washington, DC 20001-6000 - (703) 417-8370 - Fax: (703) 417-8371

Friday, April 09, 2004

"ART WALK" TOUR AT REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT

MAY 1, Saturday, 11:00 - 2:00 P.M.

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is pleased to announce a special Art Walk at Reagan National Airport on Saturday, May 1. The tours of the art at the Airport will begin in Terminal B at the Information Desk. Tours will be conducted by the Airport Docents from 11:00 A.M. through 2:00 P.M. for both groups and individuals.

The Art Walk will offer a specialized tour of thirty commissioned pieces of art, which are found throughout the public concourse of Terminals B and C. A wide array of art is found in floor medallions, railing panels, murals, glass friezes, and sculptures. The works have been executed in stained glass, marble and glass mosaics, terrazzo, cast bronze, hammered aluminum and copper, painted steel, porcelain enamel and traditional paint on board and canvas.

Tours are also available Monday through Friday throughout the year on a prescheduled basis. For tour hours, reservations or special tours, please call (703) 417-0895. Two weeks advance registration is normally required.

Note: Information and photos of the artworks at Reagan National Airport may be viewed on the Airports Authority website.