Day Trips & Travel

Join us for educational day trips to various museums throughout the region to view special exhibitions, go behind the scenes at artists' studios, delight in gardens and marvel at architectural wonders. Study Trips offer opportunities to experience art in the company of other arts enthusiasts and museum staff.

 

All Trips Include: Round-trip luxury coach transportation, light breakfast, museum entry fees, private tours, and a gourmet snack with wine for the ride home. 

 

Below is a list of upcoming study days:

 

February 11, 2016 - 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM 

The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens

"The Artist's Garden: American Impression and the Garden Movement 1887-1920" and Private Access to the Huntington's Print Study Room

Focused on the period 1887-1920, The Artist's Garden exhibition tells the story of American Impressionist artists and the growing popularity of gardening as a middle-class leisure pursuit at the turn of the 20th century, bringing together paintings such as those by Philip Leslie Hale, Childe Hassam, and John Henry Twachtman. Participants will also have special access to the appointment-only Print Study Room to view rarely seen treasures of the Huntington's collection of prints, drawings and photographs. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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April 28, 2016 - 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM

J. Paul Getty Museum Center

"Woven Gold: Tapestries of Louis XIV"

Colorful and glittering tapestries, handwoven after designs by the most renowned artists, were the ultimate expression of status, power, taste, and wealth during the reign of Louis XIV. As patron, heir, and collector, Louis XIV vastly augmented the prestigious French royal collection of tapestries. With rare loans from the French state, this major international loan exhibition presents a selection of grand tapestries that evoke the brilliance of the Sun King's court. 

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September 8, 2016 - 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM

J. Paul Getty Museum Center

"Unruly Nature: The Landscapes of Théodore Rousseau"

Though his reputation was eclipsed in the early twentieth century with the triumph of Impressionism, Théodore Rousseau (1812-1867) was one of the giants of French landscape. Bringing together about seventy-five paintings and drawings, this international loan exhibition explores the astonishing technical and stylistic variety of his work. 

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