City Arts: New York
June 10-13, 2010
The Academic Traveler presents City Arts: New York, an educational travel program dedicated to the art of New York City. Participants will get an insider’s view of the international art scene in New York, considered by many to be the art capital of the world.
Academic Travelers will:
- Visit Chelsea and the contemporary art gallery scene with art historian Merrily Kerr
- See highlights at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, including a special exhibition of the work of Picasso and American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity in the Costume Institute
- Walk through Central Park and learn about its history, landscape design, and public sculpture with architectural historian Francis Morrone
- Enjoy a private before-hours tour of the Museum of Modern Art and see a special exhibition of the photography of Henri Cartier-Bresson along with collection highlights including van Gogh’s The Starry Night and Dali’s The Persistence of Memory
The tour director for City Arts: New York is Laura Antonow, former designer at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and adjunct assistant professor of art at the University of Mississippi.
The program fee is $1295 per person (double occupancy).
Included in the program cost:
- Pre-departure educational material
- Pre-departure lectures
- Accommodations at the Club Quarters Hotel
- Group museum admissions and tour fees
- 7-day unlimited Metrocard
- Welcome and farewell group meals
Excluded from the program cost:
- Airport transportation
- Travel insurance
- Meals, other than those listed above
- Individual activities during free time
- Single room - $495
Questions? contact Laura Antonow at (662) 915-6511