Architecture

  • Europe

     

    The Genius of Leonardo da Vinci

    Architecture, Cultural, Education, History, Special Interest Jan 01 - Jan 01

    March 23-30, 2019 Leonardo da Vinci was the essence of a Renaissance Man. In addition to the arts, he excelled in science, engineering, anatomy, writing, and many other disciplines. In 2019, the 500th anniversary of his death, join us to celebrate his genius and explore his life and work. On Read more >>

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  • Europe

     

    Northern Italy’s Renaissance: Discover the art and architecture of Andrea Palladio

    Architecture, Art, Cultural, History, Special Interest, Specialty Jan 01 - Jan 01

    April 8-16, 2019 Travel to Northern Italy for a nine-day tour into the Renaissance world of Andrea Palladio, one of history’s greatest architects. Visit Palladio’s most renowned villas and churches in the company of architectural experts who will discuss his influential theories and practices. From Palazzo Chiericati and Villa Rotonda Read more >>

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  • Europe

     

    Captivating Cote d’ Azur: Art Along the French Riviera

    Architecture, Art, Cultural, Design, Education, Food & Wine, History Jan 01 - Jan 01

    April 30-May 8, 2019 “I…wished my works to have the light joyousness of springtime.” – Henri Matisse Join us this spring on the French Riviera, or Côte D’Azur, to experience the joy and light Matisse so loved. This magnetic coastline has attracted and inspired artists and socialites alike for over Read more >>

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  • Asia

     

    The Architecture of Japan – From Ancient to Contemporary, Featuring the Islands of Naoshima and Teshima

    Architecture, Cultural, Design, Education, Special Interest, Specialty Jan 01 - Jan 01

    May 13-23, 2019 The architecture of Japan is a study in contrasts. Traditional Japanese building design is notable for its elegant minimalism, simplicity, and neutral color palette. However, within the last century — and particularly following WWII — Japan has become a leader in cutting-edge design. Key influencers such as Read more >>

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  • Europe

     

    Smithsonian at St. Andrews

    Architecture, Education, Literary, Special Interest, Specialty Jan 01 - Jan 01

    Overview As the oldest university in Scotland, St. Andrews holds centuries of history within its walls. As you walk these storied halls, attend bespoke courses taught by St. Andrews faculty, lodge in student accommodations on campus, and explore the charming town of St. Andrews. Highlights Include  Courses of Study: Choose from Read more >>

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  • Europe

     

    Prague: Experience the City of a Hundred Spires

    Architecture, Cultural, Design, History, Special Interest Jan 01 - Jan 01

    October 11-19, 2019 From Romanesque to Art Nouveau to High Tech, Prague has been a veritable melting pot of architectural styles and treasures. Delve into the architecture of “the City of a Hundred Spires,” through an exploration of sites including the Prague Castle, known as Prague’s most iconic building; the Read more >>

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  • Europe

     

    Paris Film with Kenneth Turan

    Architecture, Art, Education, Film and Performing Arts, Special Interest, Specialty Jan 01 - Jan 01

    October 26-31, 2019 From renowned directors such as François Truffaut to seminal films such as “An American in Paris” and “Amélie,” the imprint of Paris on the film canon is indelible. On this six-day expedition to the City of Lights, go behind the scenes with film critic Kenneth Turan to Read more >>

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  • Middle East

     

    Design in the Desert: The Architecture of Dubai and Abu Dhabi

    Architecture, Cultural, Education, History, Special Interest Jan 01 - Jan 01

    November 2-8, 2019 November 30-December 6, 2019 Where a few decades ago there was mostly empty desert, today Dubai is home to one of the world’s most distinctive and rapidly growing skylines. With the help of massive cash investments from the government and foreign investors, hundreds of imaginative skyscrapers have Read more >>

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  • Europe

     

    The Genius of Leonardo da Vinci

    Architecture, Cultural, Education, History, Special Interest Jan 01 - Jan 01

    November 9-16, 2019 Leonardo da Vinci was the essence of a Renaissance Man. In addition to the arts, he excelled in science, engineering, anatomy, writing, and many other disciplines. In 2019, the 500th anniversary of his death, join us to celebrate his genius and explore his life and work. On Read more >>

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