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Vermeer, Renoir, and their Contemporaries
Washington DC—November 3-5, 2017
The National Gallery in Washington DC is bringing together 65 works by Vermeer and his fellow painters of the Dutch Golden Age in Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry, The exhibition features 10 paintings by Vermeer, many of which have not been seen in the United States since 1996. At the same time The Phillips Collection has organized an exhibition of Renoir and Friends based on their own Luncheon of the Boating Party. Nannette Maciejunes, David Stark, and Nancy Turner will be your guides to these and much more in the nation’s capital. The cost of the trip is $1,500 double occupancy or $2,165 for a single room which includes two nights at the Willard Hotel. Airfare is not included.
The deadline to register is September 4, after which there will be no refunds. In the event the trip is cancelled, Art Escapes will fully refund your money. If you cancel prior to September 4, you will receive a refund minus a $500 cancellation fee. Art Escapes suggests purchasing trip insurance. For more information please call Nancy Turner at 614.629.0301 or to register online please click here.
From ABC’s to Athenian Pottery
Toledo, Ohio —Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Art Escapes is heading to Northwest Ohio for a day trip to visit a new venue and explore an old favorite, The Mazza Museum and the Toledo Museum of Art. Findlay, Ohio, is the home of the Mazza Museum which houses the largest collection of children’s book illustrations in the world. With more than 10,000 works, many are by winners of such prestigious awards as the Caldecott and the Newbery Medals.
The Toledo Museum of Art is hosting The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C. Eighty-four vessels and statuettes of bronze and terracotta will be shown, including dozens of the finest vases attributed to the Berlin Painter along with works by other extraordinary artists of the period. This exhibition includes works on loan from the British Museum; Metropolitan Museum of Art; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the J. Paul Getty Museum; the Vatican’s Museo Gregoriano Etrusco, and the Musée du Louvre. The cost is $130 for CMA members, $145 for non-members. For more information please call Nancy Turner at 614.629.0301 or to register online please click here.