Art Trips are unique tours to museums, private collections, and special art events in the Bay Area and beyond. Art Trips are for members only.
HIGH AND LOW IN DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES AND THE ARTS DISTRICT - SOLD OUT
March 9-12, 2017
The urban heart of Los Angeles is the new creative center of the West Coast art scene fueled by talented young artists and the rise of Asian art markets. Galleries, collectors, and award-winning chefs are rejuvenating once-abandoned flour mills, warehouses, and factories into large-scale innovative experiences in the Arts District (AD). Explore the grit and polish of LA’s newest high-end aesthetic along with soulful, low-end outsider art, ethnic cuisine, and artist project spaces in this exciting urban enclave.
ARTISTIC LEGENDS: MATISSE/DIEBENKORN - SOLD OUT
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Enjoy this first major exhibition at SFMOMA pairing artists Matisse and Diebenkorn. Matisse had a tremendous impact on Diebenkorn’s figurative and abstract work. Also included are informative visits to interesting art venues and lunch at Bluestem Brasserie, a three-star restaurant.
ART IN FULL SWING
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Enjoy a San Francisco day filled with colorful artwork at several venues: at the de Young, a key figure in American modernism; an award-winning studio featuring innovative graphic design; and an art salon specializing in the rediscovery of historically significant artists.
EYE OF THE COLLECTOR
Saturday, May 6, 2017
A Palo Alto family has built a special home to accommodate their growing art collection. This gives the lucky viewers an idea of the passion of these collectors. They have traveled to art fairs around the world to add to their collection, as well as developed relationships with local art gallery owners and artists. The art is integrated into the family’s daily life. The children have their favorites and these works are displayed in their own rooms. The collection has been thoughtfully curated, and those who attend this event will leave with a new appreciation for importance of art in everyday life.
THE POWER OF ART
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Visit potent East Bay art venues that represent the power of photography and the importance of a thriving, internationally recognized community art space.