Available exclusively to members, Art Trips are unique tours to museums, private collections, and special art events in the Bay Area and beyond.
REDISCOVERING KLIMT AND RODIN:
COLORS, FORMS, AND TEXTURES
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
The Legion of Honor will showcase the first significant California exhibition of Gustav Klimt alongside notable pieces by Auguste Rodin. In the early 1900s, these visionaries shared the spotlight of the European arts scene. The day will also include a visit to two artists' studios- those of a noted Bay Area sculptor and an acclaimed mosaic master.
EXPLORING LOCAL ART TREASURES
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Receive a warm welcome from a Palo Alto family whose lives are enriched by art. View a studio highlighting the artist's very curious eye. Enjoy the company of a revered Stanford artist, printmaker, sculptor, and teacher. The day will visually unfold and conclude on a nostalgic note.
NEW ORLEANS, JOIE DE VIVRE
ART, CUISINE, AND ALL THAT JAZZ
March 18–24, 2018
Experience the complex character of New Orleans, past and present. As a colony of both France and Spain, many say it is the "most European city in America." Walk through the well-worn narrow streets of the Vieux Carré, the French Quarter. Delight in the visual exploration of art and architecture and the wonder of discovering the food and music of New Orleans. The "Big Easy" is an irresistible draw.
PALO ALTO STUDIO VISITS
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Each day, local community artists are creating unusual works behind seemingly ordinary doors. The day will begin with a tour of the shared studio of two dynamic Palo Alto artists who create brightly colored abstract landscape and figurative oil paintings. The afternoon will conclude with a visit to a distinctive space featuring large works by an internationally known artist, followed by a catered brunch.
TRAVELS WITH CANTOR: FOLLOW THE LEGACY OF MAJOR ARTISTS IN PAINT AND PAGE
May 21–24, 2018
Experience the spirit of the Monterey Peninsula and Salinas Valley through works that artists have captured on canvas and in print, and see the continuation of that legacy by contemporary artists. Highlights include private tours, a day all about Steinbeck, a visit to the Trotter Gallery and private collections.
COME FLY WITH US: SFO AIRPORT MUSEUM & TRILLIUM GRAPHICS
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Enjoy a visit to the accredited San Francisco International Airport Museum and learn about the permanent collections, public art, and extensive program of changing exhibits. Visit Trillium Graphics, which works with prominent artists such as Hung Liu, Eric Fischl, and Don Ed Hardy to produce outstanding prints and lithographs.