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:

Church in the Morning and “Sex with Strangers” play at Geva in the Afternoon

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Come smile, laugh and experience a thoroughly enjoyable day with the Art Tours Committee. We are extending an invitation to our entire MAG membership, their friends, and family members to participate in a unique day tour. The tour’s vicinity is Rochester’s Washington Square and will include the following:

  • A visit to Saint Mary’s Church of Rochester, where we will be introduced to a myriad of stained glass windows, some by Tiffany himself
  • First Universalist Church of Rochester to view stained glass and enjoy an organ recital.
  • View Washington Square’s tribute to the Civil War, and learn all about our 16th President, Honest Abe, with a presentation of discovery by esteemed Emeritus Director at MAG, Grant Holcomb.
  • Lunch in Geva’s coveted Lipson Lounge, with lunch catered by Root.
  • Discover the inner workings of a stage production with a tour of the costume room, practice studio, make-up room and a look at all the new restorations of the Geva.
  • Sit back and enjoy the Geva stage production of “Sex with Strangers” in the Fielding auditorium.
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    Tour Leader: Questions? Contact Linda Cassata 585-737-7488

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

    A Frank Lloyd Wright Experience in Buffalo, New York

    Wednesday, May 10, 2017

    Darwin Martin House

    Join the Gallery Council’s Art Tours Committee for a day in Buffalo celebrating the genius that is Frank Lloyd Wright. Our tour highlights will be:

    • The Pierce Arrow Museum, complete with the 1927 FLW Filling Station and an amazing collection of amazing vintage automobiles, not to mention a huge sampling of historic artifacts and photos
    • Tour of the FLW Boathouse – one of Wright’s personal favorites, featuring large vertical piers supporting horizontal planes
    • The FLW Darwin Martin House, built in 1905 and considered a masterpiece of 20th century architecture… a stunning example of Wright’s integration of architecture with nature
    • Lunch …the Buffalo Yacht Club on Lake Erie

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    Tour leaders: Carol Morse or call 585-671-3828 or Linda Sullivan or call 585-613-8715