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Art + Culture with Art Wise

In collaboration with colleague Karen Pope, PhD, of Art inSight, Barbara implements trips based on exciting art exhibitions and discoveries regionally and nationally.

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.

PROJECTED:

Friends of the Neill-Cochran House Museum Study Tour # 17

"Santa Barbara to Monterey: California Art, Architecture and Gardens Beside the Sea"

Late February - Early March 2021

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DAYTRIPS IN CENTRAL TEXAS 

Chartered coach transportation, lunch, museum admissions, snacks, readings, and commentary

throughout the day from art historian Karen Pope, PhD.
 

ALL PLANS ARE ON HOLD UNTIL WE ARE CONFIDENT THAT WE CAN TRAVEL SAFELY.

PROJECTED:


"Van Gogh and the Olive Groves: Dallas Museum of Art"

Daytrip to Dallas

Tentative date of November 13 (so we can celebrate Monet’s birthday!)

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PAST TRIPS

Savannah

March 4-9, 2020

Friends of the Neill-Cochran House Museum Study Tour # 16

Tour historic houses, such as the Owens Thomas House and Andrew Low House, lodging at the historic Marshall House hotel, a day in Beaufort viewing antebellum architecture, experiencing the Gullah Culture in St. Helena, delightful dining at Olde Pink House, afternoon tea at Gryphon Tea Room, all in the pleasure of good company.

"Renoir;

The Body, The Senses"

Winter 2020 - Daytrip to Fort Worth 

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Kimbell Art Museum exhibition of approximately sixty paintings, drawings, pastels, and sculptures by Renoir as well as works by his predecessors, contemporaries, and followers. Lunch at Café Modern and an opportunity to visit the Amon Carter Museum after it's renovation and reinstalled collection.

"Victorian Radicals:

From the Pre-Raphaelites

to the Arts & Crafts Movement"

Year End Daytrip to San Antonio

Saturday, December 14th, 2019

Visit the San Antonio Museum of Art, lunch at the historic Argyle Club and time to view an intimately small exhibition of the McNay’s suite of aquatints, in companionship with a special loan from the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), Cassatt’s The Cup of Tea.

Crystal Bridges

Heartland Collections & America's New Art Museum

September 21-24, 2019

 

Four-day adventure in Oklahoma and Arkansas to explore major collections of American and European art, the Oklahoma City Memorial, a remarkable woodland chapel, all while enjoying a boutique, historic hotel with modern amenities. 

Friends of the Neill-Cochran House Museum

Treasures of Houston:  Two Historic Houses

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Starting at Rienzi, view the English collection of art and decorative arts in Masterson home-cum-museum, followed by a buffet lunch at Bayou Bend and "expert" tours in small groups.  We'll conclude our visit to Bayou Bend with free time in the gardens.

"Monet:

The Late Years" at the Kimbell

Bastille Daytrip to Fort Worth

Saturday, July 13, 2019

View the collection at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, enjoy lunch at Cafe Modern, and spend the afternoon at the Kimbell special exhibition of 52 paintings which trace the evolution of Monet's practice from 1913, up to his death in 1926. 

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