Art Travel


Art Lovers’ Travel

Our art lovers’ tours are organized and sponsored by the Gallery Council to benefit MAG and open to all interested travelers:

Revitalizing Rochester with WALL\THERAPY

June 18, 2015 (rain or shine)

GC-publicart-2015Travel by motorcoach and on foot to see some of the colorful murals that are helping revitalize Rochester buildings and inspire us to view the Image City in a proud, new way. Erich Lehman, co-curator of WALL/THERAPY and owner of 1975 Gallery, will be our guide to public art in the St. Paul and South Wedge districts and around the Public Market.

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Pictured: Lady of the Leaf Remix, Lady Pink (2013), El Camino Trail.

Art Lover’s Provence

October 16–23, 2015

vangogh-stremySave the date! From Cézanne to Matisse, Renoir to Picasso, artists have gravitated to Provence’s vivid sunlight and vibrant landscape. Join us in the south of France as we explore museums, studios, and homes, as well as meet contemporary artists, collectors and art lovers.

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Pictured: In 1889, Vincent van Gogh committed himself to the Saint-Paul Asylum in Saint-Rémy (now the Clinique Van Gogh). During his year there he would produce such masterpieces as Starry Night.

For more information on these and other upcoming trips, or to be added to our priority email list, email the Gallery Council Office or call 585.276.8910.

Looking Back: Cuba Through 36 Eyes

Cuba Vinales Main St-webIn January 2014, the Gallery Council sponsored a week-long trip to Cuba licensed by People to People. The group spent time in Havana, Vinales Valley, Cienfuegos and Trinidad; toured museums, historic sites and artist studios; and enjoyed unique educational experiences. In spring 2014, an exhibition at Image City Photography Gallery on University Avenue featured art by 15 of the travelers, their Cuban guide, and two professional Cuban photographers who worked with them. Pictured is Main Street, Vinales by Michelle Turner.