Art

Be inspired by our tours to some of the world’s most intriguing destinations. Guided by art experts from Australia’s leading cultural institutions, including the Art Gallery of New South Wales, this collection of tours will stimulate and delight, whether you simply appreciate the arts or are a seasoned connoisseur.

Bhutan: the Last Himalayan Kingdom

Mountains and Monasteries

with Joyce Morgan

07–21 October 2017 (15 days)

**TOUR HAS COMMENCED**

Through the Holy Lands: Israel and Palestine

Nazaraeth – Galilee – Jerusalem – Bethlehem

with Julian Droogan

15–24 October 2017 (10 Days)

**TOUR HAS COMMENCED**

Kyoto

Nara – Kyoto

with Renaissance Tours

19–24 October 2017 (6 days)

**TOUR HAS COMMENCED**

Through the Holy Lands: Jordan

Amman – Dead Sea – Petra

with Julian Droogan

24 October – 02 November 2017 (10 Days)

This tour is designed to connect with Through the Holy Lands: Israel and Palestine tour to create a grand adventure of 19 days.

Art Deco to Art Now

New York, NY

with Claudia Chan Shaw

05–14 January 2018 (10 days)

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

Russian Winter Wonderland

Art and Music in Moscow and St Petersburg

with Alan Dodge

09–22 January 2018 (14 days)

**FULLY BOOKED – WAITLIST ONLY**

From the Sahara to the Sea

Art, Culture and Landscapes of Morocco

with Kenneth Park

11–25 March 2018 (15 days)

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

The Critic’s Choice: China and Taiwan

Contemporary Art in Taipei and Beijing, Plus Hong Kong Art Week

with John McDonald

15–25 March 2018 (11 days)

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

Hong Kong Art Week 2018

Hong Kong

with James Cao

25–29 March 2018 (5 days)

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

William Morris in Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia

with Michele Hill

08–14 April 2018 (7 days)

**FULLY BOOKED – WAITLIST ONLY**

Sydney Opera, Music and Art Weekend

Opera on the Harbour, Sydney Symphony, ACO and the Sydney Biennale

with Damien Beaumont

12–15 April 2018 (4 days)

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

The Riches of Eastern Italy

Padua, Ravenna, Bologna and Urbino

with Lorraine Kypiotis

24 April – 06 May 2018 (13 days)

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

William Morris in Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia

with Michele Hill

29 April – 05 May 2018 (7 days)

**FULLY BOOKED – WAITLIST ONLY**

A Road Less Travelled

Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan

with Liz Gibson

18 May – 05 June 2018 (19 days)

**FULLY BOOKED – WAITLIST ONLY**

Auckland Art Fair 2018

Plus Gibbs Farm and Colin McCahon House

with Ron Ramsey

22–26 May 2018 (5 days)

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

The Golden Ages of Greece

from Minoan Crete to Classical Athens

with Judy Roberts

23 May – 07 June 2018 (16 days)

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

Vancouver, Banff and Lake Louise aboard the ‘Rocky Mountaineer’

Locally Guided

with Renaissance Tours

02–08 June 2018 (7 days)

Designed as a pre-tour to Behind the Scenery theatre and music tour with Jonathan Biggins.

Behind the Scenery

Theatre, Art and Music in Canada

with Jonathan Biggins

08–18 June 2018 (11 days)

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE – UPDATED ITINERARY AUGUST 2017**

Hamburg State Opera, Kunsthalle and Elbephilharmonie

Hamburg, Germany

with Christopher Lawrence

08–11 June 2018 (4 days)

**FULLY BOOKED – WAITLIST ONLY**

The Elbe Art and Music Cruise

From Berlin to Prague, plus Hamburg and Vienna

with Christopher Lawrence, Liz Gibson & Thomas Abbott

11–25 June 2018 (15 days)

**UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2017 – PERFORMANCES ANNOUNCED!**

Masterworks from MoMA in Melbourne

Melbourne, Victoria

with Brian Ladd

14–18 June 2018 (5 days)

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

The Pursuit of Freedom

Modern Art and Architecture in America

with Jaime Tsai

21 June – 05 July 2018 (15 days)

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

Beauty and the Abyss: Modernism in Vienna

Vienna, Austria

with Liz Gibson

25–29 June 2018 (5 days)

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

Art, Architecture and Design in Scandinavia

Denmark and Norway, with post-tour to Iceland

with Rosamund Bartlett

12–26 July 2018 (15 days)

Simplicity, elegance and egalitarianism. These are the hallmarks of Scandinavia’s fusion of sleek Modernism and a unique artistic tradition that has given the world many…

Masterworks from MoMA in Melbourne

Melbourne, Victoria

with John McDonald

03–06 August 2018 (4 days)

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2018

Plus Rock Art of Kakadu and Arnhem Land

with Wally Caruana

09–14 August 2018 (6 days)

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

Hidden Art Spaces of Northern Japan

Tokyo to Sapporo

with John McBride, AM

04-18 September 2018 (15 days)

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

Iberian Mosaic

Portugal, Galicia and the Basque Country

with Brian Ladd

21 September – 06 October 2018 (16 days)

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

William Morris in Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia

with Michele Hill

25 September – 01 October 2018 (7 days)

**FULLY BOOKED – WAITLIST ONLY**

Persian Paradox

From Ancient Persepolis to Modern Iran

with Christopher Allen

25 September – 08 October 2018 (14 days)

From Tehran in the north to Isfahan and Yazd in the centre and Shiraz in the south, explore the extraordinary historical, archaeological and cultural legacy…

Sea, Stones and Stories

A Cultural Journey through Israel and Palestine

with Jane Hutcheon

October 2018 (14 days)

Traverse Israel and the Palestinian Territories, the heart of three world religions and five millennia of history, through the food, music, books and art that…

In the Realm of the Gods

Cyprus, Rhodes and Ancient Ionia

with Judy Roberts

05–19 October 2018 (15 days)

In the homeland of Apollo, Artemis, Aphrodite and Athena explore the temples, monasteries and churches of Cyprus, Rhodes and the coast of Asia Minor.

Journey Along the Silk Road

Xi'an to Kashgar

with Joyce Morgan

07–29 October 2018 (23 days)

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE*

Deep in the Art of Texas

Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Santa Fe

with Ron Ramsey

10–22 October 2018 (13 days)

In the heartland of America’s South West, in the bustling cities of Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and Santa Fe, lie some of the world’s greatest…

Palaces, Pleasure-Domes and Gardens

Mumbai, Rajasthan, Agra and Delhi

with Claudia Hyles

13–28 October 2018 (16 days)

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

The Frankincense Route

Oman and Zanzibar

with Julian Droogan

16 October – 02 November 2018 (18 days)

The Sultanate of Oman in the Persian Gulf presents an extraordinary kaleidoscope of natural and man-made beauty: deserts, mountains and beaches on the one hand,…

William Morris in Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia

with Michele Hill

04–10 November 2018 (7 days)

**JUST ANNOUNCED – NOW ON SALE**