STUDY TOURS PAGE: Abroad — Around the U.S. — Around Central Texas
STUDY TOURS ABROAD Destinations chosen for significant art historical interest, particularly including special exhibitions and concentrations of material from the "modern" period--eighteenth and nineteenth centuries: museum collections, historic houses and other sites
Full Moon Uji Bridge
ALL PLACES FILLED
ONCE MORE TO JAPAN October 22-30, 2019
The final Two-Karens study tour to Japan, focused on the places and themes that will animate the themes of Japonisme: the West's enthusiasm for Japanese art and culture and the responses of Western artists, c. 1860-1920 (Whistler, Degas, Cassatt, Van Gogh, Frank Lloyd Wright, Georgia O'Keeffe)
Itinerary and registration information in .pdf at left.
Tour designed for 10 travelers, ALL PLACES FILLED as of January 2019. Feel free to send an email if you'd like to be on the waitlist to join the tour in the case of a vacancy.
STUDY TOURS ABROAD: Additional Destinations in the Works
Ireland of the Celts Castles, monasteries, libraries, and museums with focus on the sites and monuments from the times of the Celts and Celtic reverberations in later times
Vienna: Old Masters to Modernity Early May 2020 Great art museums, splendid architecture, and a powerful musical heritage:
City tour, focus on the great churches
Upper Belvedere Palace collections
Museum of the City of Vienna
MAK (Museum of Applied Art)
Albertina (world's greatest museum of prints and drawings)
Burgtheater (fin-de-siècle opulence, Klimt et al)
Klosterneuberg Abbey (f. 1114)
Kirche am Steinhof (c. 1900, Secession tour-de-force of architecture, mosaic, glass, sculpture)
Church of the Holy Trinity (1976, Brutalist design by Fritz Wotruba)
Kunsthistorisches Museum (world-famous collection of Old Masters)
Leopold Collection of Modern art
Danube excursion by water through Wachau Valley to visit Melk Abbey
Free time for choices e.g., Vienna Choir Boys, Spanish Riding School (Lipizzaner Stallions)
Hoping to keep group size to 12
Background reading recommendation: Edmund de Waal, The Hare with Amber Eyes
Feel free to express your interest now, get your name on the list; firmer plans may be completed in late August
Book of Kells, c. 800 (Trinity College, Dublin): Book of John, incipit
TOURS AROUND THE U. S. Long weekends in spring and fall, with focus on major art collections and historic architecture Group arrangements include historic hotels and special receptions
Sculpture overlooking the gardens at Philbrook (Alan Houser)
FALL GETAWAY ••• ALL SPACES FILLED
Heartland Collections & America’s New Art Museum: Crystal Bridges
September 21-24, 2019
A four-day adventure in Oklahoma and Arkansas to explore major collections of American and European art, the Oklahoma City Memorial, a remarkable woodland chapel, while enjoying comfortable accommodations and transportation, and like-minded companions
Detailed itinerary and registration form in pdf at the left; to be added to the short waiting list, send an email to:
(New Art inSight colleague, Barbara Newey, is coordinating the Crystal Bridges trip)
Barbara Newey Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Postal address: ART WISE TX, LLC, 3207 Warren Street, Austin TX 78703 Phone: (512) 701-0441
SPRING 2020: FRIENDS OF THE NEILL-COCHRAN HOUSE MUSEUM STUDY TOUR #16
March 4 - 9, 2020
Legendary houses, a fine historic hotel, delightful dining, good company . . . .
Dust off your copy of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil and stay tuned for more info!
Wormsloe Plantation (1739)
Owens-Thomas House (1816)
Telfair Academy (1818) oldest art museum in the South
Andrew Low House (1848)
Fort Pulaski (1861)
Mercer Williams House (1868)
Cathedral of St John the Baptist (1876)
Savannah College of Art & Design (1978)
Jepson Ceter for the Arts (2006, Moshe Safdie)
Excursion to Beaufort, South Carolina, "the South's Best Small Town"
Mostly walking from our well-located historic hotel, Marshall House (1851)
Tour is being designed and managed for NCHM by Barbara Newey, Art Wise TX. Feel free to let Barbara know of your interest: email@example.com.
DAYTRIPS in Central Texas Chartered coach transportation, lunch, museum admissions, snacks, handouts. Email to reserve; follow with your check.
Cancellations because of illness, etc., are understandable; however, a flurry of last-minute cancellations can make it impossible to meet the budget. Same-week cancellations may not be eligible for refunds. You are always welcome to give your place to a friend.
A glimpse of Rienzi, Home of Carroll and Harris Mastersonm filled with European sculpture, painting, and decorative arts
DAYTRIP for FRIENDS of the NEILL-COCHRAN HOUSE MUSEUM
September 12, 2019
Rienzi, English collection of art and decorative arts in Masterson home-cum-museum
Bayou Bend buffet lunch and "expert" tours in small groups
Coordinated by Barbara Newey Art Wise Tx
One-page flyer at left contains approximate schedule, details, registration info