Experience your Journey in
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.
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.
"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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.