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Travels in Art

Art Excursions

The Explore Florida! series offers stimulating day trips to exciting museums, exhibitions and private collections. Previous outings have included visits to St. Augustine, Winter Park, Coconut Grove, Miami and Palm Beach. Join Friends of Artis—Naples as we prepare for these trips:

Summer Interlude 2017

See Andrey Boreyko conduct the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with Joshua Bell. We check in to the Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel in Northbrook, Illinois, and then go to dinner at the home of a major art collector. Day two is spent exploring the North Shore with a professional guide via motor coach. We will visit the Bahá’í Temple, the Chicago Botanical Garden, among other delights, and then go on to a celebratory evening, including dinner at the famed Ravinia Festival. July 11-13, 2017.

  Chicago Reservation Form and Itinerary

Los Angeles Art Explosion

This five-day/four-night exploration highlights the exciting Los Angeles art scene with visits to both new and old favorite museums: The Broad, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, J. Paul Getty Museum and the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in Pasadena. We will see extraordinary architecture, such as the Frank Gehry-designed Walt Disney Concert Hall across from the Omni Hotel and enjoy a performance of the LA Phil, led by Gustavo Dudamel. We will have visits to the homes of private art collectors and great restaurants with time to walk and shop on Rodeo Drive. October 4-8, 2017.

  Los Angeles Reservation Form and Itinerary

Museum Travel Alliance

Artis—Naples has recently become a member of the Museum Travel Alliance. Members of Friends of Artis—Naples at The Baker Museum and Leadership Circle are eligible to take advantage of this benefit. The Museum Travel Alliance (MTA) provides individual members of participating museums with access to unique, high-end cultural travel programs. Travelers will be joining members affiliated with other participating museums from across the country on MTA tours. All tour programs are developed and operated by Academic Arrangements Abroad, the leader in museum travel since 1977.

  Museum Travel Alliance Website

For more information about Friends of Artis—Naples, contact friends@artisnaples.org.

Friends of Artis—Naples

Bill Morgan, President


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