Our Tour Leaders

All of our tours are led by academics and experts in their field who will share their passion and knowledge with you in lectures, talks and throughout the tour. Click on their profile to find out more about them.

Alan Dodge

Alan R. Dodge AM began his career at the Portland Museum of Art in Portland, Maine (USA), later moving to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. He moved to Australia in 1974 and joined the fledgling Australian National Gallery (now National Gallery of Australia) where he stayed for 21 years. Alan was subsequently appointed Director of the Art Gallery of Western Australia (1997 – 2007).

In May 2011 Alan was honoured as WA Citizen of the Year for his work in culture and the arts.

(Photo Nik Babic)


Current Tours:

Private Art Collections of Western Australia  |  26–30 April 2021 (5 days)

ASQ Weekend of Music in the Margaret River  |  26–29 November 2021 (4 days)



“Great company. So much knowledge. Great sense of humour. Great organisation.”
Roslyn L.  |  Russian Winter Wonderland 2020


“Alan was outstanding – he was personable and shared his great knowledge generously. I felt privileged to hear his presentations.”
Vicki B.  |  St Petersburg to Moscow on the Volga Dream 2019


“An amazing knowledge of both art and music.”
Janet W.  | ASQ Weekend of Music 2018


“What can one say? He is extraordinary; good-humored, intelligent, well-educated, knowledgeable, communicative, engaged and led the tour effortlessly. Five Stars!”
Susy B.  |  Russian Winter Wonderland 2018