Art Trips

Art Trips are unique tours to museums, private collections, and special art events in the Bay Area and beyond.  Art Trips are for members only.

Life on the Edge: An Insider’s View of the Art Scene in San Diego and Tijuana
March 8 – 12, 2016
Situated on the edge of the world’s busiest international border, San Diego and Tijuana are sister cities that have reinvented themselves into cultural destinations. Explore these burgeoning art meccas in a breathtaking coastal region that some of America’s and Mexico’s greatest living artists and architects call home.
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Bouquets to Oscar and Art
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Enjoy 130 glorious ensembles from personal and private collections produced over five decades by Oscar de la Renta, one of fashion’s most influential designers. View ingenious floral arrangements created by some of the most innovative floral designers in the Bay Area in response to selected works from the de Young’s permanent collection.
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In the Neighborhood: Weekend Brunch, Contemporary Art, and a Beautiful Spring Garden
Saturday, April 23, 2016
This brief local tour is a new experimental format for Art Trips. Participants will take their own transportation to both venues, meeting first for an elegant brunch and self-guided tour of the art at the Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley. Afterwards, visit the home of a collector in Palo Alto to view a wide-ranging contemporary art collection and enjoy a lovely garden in its spring glory.
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The Newest Buzz in Berkeley
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Berkeley continues to upgrade its art scene with the opening of the new Berkeley Art Museum, featured in Architectural Digest’s “7 Buildings We Can’t Wait to See Completed in 2016.” See below for many other delights included in the day.
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The New SFMOMA and the Vibrant Dogpatch Art Scene
Thursday, June 23, 2016
The new SFMOMA is a must-see for its spectacular architectural expansion showcasing its world-class collection. Another first will be a stop at the newly opened Minnesota Street Project, the relocated home for many of the prominent San Francisco galleries.   
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