An Evening with the Painting
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
10/15/2022, 11/26/2022, 12/10/2022
$30 Adults / $10 Youth
Join the Gettysburg Foundation at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center for a special "after-hours" program of the Gettysburg Cyclorama. Experience An Evening with the Painting for an exclusive, close-up look at the historic Gettysburg Cyclorama painting, hosted by Licensed Battlefield Guide, author and historian Chris Brenneman.
An Evening with the Painting explores the history of the genre of cycloramas and the history of the Gettysburg Cyclorama in this behind-the-scenes program. The presentation covers the fascinating creation of this historic piece of art, the rich symbolism found in the painting and an interesting discussion on the extensive conservation effort. Guests enjoy additional time on the viewing platform to observe in full light the remarkable, close-up details and distant battle scenes of the painting. Program ticket holders have the opportunity to journey under the diorama to see exactly how the illusion comes to life. There will be time for a question-and-answer session.
This special program lasts about two hours and is limited to 40 attendees. The single adult ticket price is $30 and youth ticket (ages 6 to 12) is $10. The program begins in the Ford Motor Company Fund Education Center and continues on the Cyclorama platform.
An Evening with the Painting is also offered on the following dates throughout 2022 (revised program schedule):
- Saturday, March 19, 5-7 p.m.
- Saturday, April 23, 5-7 p.m.
- Saturday, May 28, 5-7 p.m.
- Saturday, June 25, 5-7 p.m.
- Saturday, July 9, 5-7 p.m.
- Saturday, Aug. 6, 5-7 p.m.
- Friday, Sept. 23, 5-7 p.m.
- Saturday, Oct. 15, 5-7 p.m.
- Saturday, Nov. 26, 5-7 p.m.
- Saturday, Dec. 10, 4-6 p.m.
To purchase tickets for An Evening with the Painting or for information on tours, events and programs offered by the Gettysburg Foundation, call 877-874-2478 or visit GettysburgFoundation.org. Tickets can also be purchased in advance at the Ticket Counter in the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, Pa.