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.

Japanese Gardens, Art and Architecture

A journey from Tokyo to Kyoto

with Genevieve Jacobs

04–20 November 2019 (17 days)

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Into the Sahara: Algeria

From Ancient Rome to the Modern Maghreb

with Julian Droogan

04–20 November 2019 (17 days)

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Ethiopia: The Heart of African Civilisation

Addis Ababa and the Historical North

with Jane Hutcheon

12–26 November 2019 (15 days)

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New Art Spaces of Tasmania

Weekend of Art, Wine and Culture

with Gitte Weise

14–17 November 2019 (4 days)

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Russian Winter Wonderland

Art, Music and Ballet in Moscow and St Petersburg

with Alan Dodge

07–21 January 2020 (15 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Hidden Lands of the Himalayas

Bhutan and the Punakha Festival

with Alex McKay

01–12 March 2020 (12 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE** Limited numbers – early booking recommended.

Islands of Hesperia

Sardinia and Corsica

with Christopher Allen

11–25 April 2020 (15 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Treasures of Scotland

From the Lowlands to the Highlands, and the Hebrides to the Orkneys

with Kenneth Park

17 April – 02 May 2020 (16 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Moorish Mosaic

From Marrakesh to Andalusia

with Brian Ladd

24 April – 10 May 2020 (17 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

In the Footsteps of Michelangelo

Bologna, Arezzo, Florence, Carrara and Rome

with Lorraine Kypiotis

24 April – 09 May 2020 (16 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Van Eyck to Van Gogh: Artistic Highlights of the Low Countries

with Kate Kangaslahti

28 April – 06 May 2020 (9 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE** Designed as a pre-tour to Rhine Art and Music Cruise

Then & Now: Art and Culture in Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Israel and the Palestinian Territories

with Jane Hutcheon

03-15 May 2020

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Rhine Art and Music Cruise

Amsterdam to Basel on the MS Amadeus Silver III

with Christopher Lawrence, Thomas Abbott & Andy Bromberger

06–13 May 2020 (8 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Art Treasures of Zurich and Basel

with Thomas Abbott

13–17 May 2020 (5 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE** Designed as a post-tour to Rhine Art and Music Cruise

Eternal Design

Japanese Art & Architecture through time

with Kathryn Hunyor

13–22 May 2020 (10 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

In the Footsteps of the Tudor Monarchs

United Kingdom

with Joyce Morgan

14–24 May 2020 (11 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

William Morris in Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia

with Michele Hill

17–23 May 2020 (7 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Art Nouveau and the Belle Époque

Prague, Brussels and Paris

with Claudia Chan Shaw

18 May – 01 June 2020 (15 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

A Road Less Travelled

Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan

with Liz Gibson

22 May – 10 June 2020 (20 days)

**LIMITED AVAILABILITY**

From Genghis to Kublai Khan

Mongolia

with Iain Shearer

01–10 June 2020 (10 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Cutting-Edge Contemporary

Berlin Biennale

with Gitte Weise

12–21 June 2020 (10 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

A Road Less Travelled

Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan

with Iain Shearer

15 June – 03 July 2020 (19 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Peru’s Cities of Gold

Cusco, Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley

with Julian Droogan

02–20 July 2020 (19 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Post-tour of the Nasca Lines

Peru

with Julian Droogan

20–22 July 2020 (3 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE** Designed as a post-tour to Peru’s Cities of Gold.

William Morris in Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia

with Michele Hill

02–08 August 2020 (7 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Art Galleries of Regional Victoria

Bendigo, Ballarat and the NGV Winter Masterpieces

with Brian Ladd

August/September 2020 (6 days)

Take a journey through Victoria’s most unique galleries and wonder at the state’s vibrant regional art-scape in the environment which inspires it.

Hidden Treasures of Central Asia

Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

with Iain Shearer

04–20 September 2020 (17 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Turkish Delights: Classic to Contemporary

Istanbul, Canakkale, Cappadocia and Pamukkale

with Jane Hutcheon

09–24 September 2020 (16 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Behind the Screens: A History of Fashion

London, Bath, Manchester and Liverpool

with Charlotte Smith

15–29 September 2020 (15 days)

Join fashion anthropologist Charlotte Smith for a unique tour exploring the history of British fashion, with exclusive access to some of the world’s finest museum…

Oku-Noto Triennale

Japan’s Noto Peninsula, Kanazawa and Kyoto

with John McBride

24 September – 02 October 2020 (9 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

The Papal States

Bologna, Rome, Orvieto, Perugia

with Steven Miller

27 September – 08 October 2020 (12 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Journey Along the Silk Road

Xi’an to Dunhuang

with Joyce Morgan

08–22 October 2020 (15 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

From Celadon to Samsung: South Korea

Seoul and Busan

with Ann MacArthur

23 October – 01 November 2020 (10 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

New Zealand Now: Contemporary Art and Design

Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin and Christchurch

with Julie Ewington

26 October – 08 November 2020 (14 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Private Art Collections of Western Australia

Perth

with Alan Dodge

27–30 October 2020 (4 days)

Join art specialist Alan Dodge AM for exclusive viewings of some of Perth’s private art collections, and enjoy a curator-lead tour of the celebrated Art…

Ethiopia: The Heart of African Civilisation

Addis Ababa and the Historical North

with Genevieve Jacobs

November 2020 (15 days)

In the birthplace of humanity, explore the monolith rock churches of Lalibela, the monasteries of Axum and the proud imperial castles of Gondar, built by…

Cyprus

Cyprus

with Julian Droogan

06–10 November 2020 (5 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE** Designed as a pre-cruise tour for The Birth of Civilisation.

The Birth of Civilisation

An exclusive archaeological expedition to Egypt, Israel, Jordan & Cyprus

with Julian Droogan & Iain Shearer

10–21 November 2020 (12 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Jordan

Jordan

with Iain Shearer

21– 26 November 2020 (6 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE** Designed as a post-cruise tour for The Birth of Civilisation.

Two Bites of the Big Apple

Theatre and Art in New York

with Jonathan Biggins & Brian Ladd

December 2020 (12 days)

Revel in the New York theatre and art scene in the colourful lead-up to Christmas in one of the world’s most dynamic and exciting metropolises.