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Customize Your Luxury U.S. Art Vacation

 

• Experience 6 cities in 12 days on a fully tailored journey by private jet

• This itinerary can be customized to your interests, specifications and group

• Enjoy immersive art experiences with expert art guides, including art historians, professors of art, curators and critics

• There are no set dates—the best times of the year to travel are November through May

• Pricing is per person, based on double occupancy, and priced for six people traveling together

 

12 Days Days
6 Destinations Untitled-3 Destinations
6 Guests Untitled-3 Guests
Pace - Moderate pace Moderate Pace
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What's Included

The price of this all-inclusive custom journey covers everything from travel by car or internal air, hotels, all daily activities unless specifically outlined, top-of-the-line guides and gratuities. 

Itinerary

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    New York City, New York
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    Begin your journey in Manhattan’s artistic melting pot.

    With an estimated 1,500 museums and galleries packed into its 303 square miles, New York City is home to some of the most progressive artists and cultural movements in American art history. From the halls of The Met to the walls of your room at the Gramercy, soak in the incredible works that span centuries and reflect the stories of the United States.

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    Experience Chelsea Behind the Scenes

    Explore the vibrant gallery scene in Chelsea. Your expert guide will share information privy to only those inside the art world. Meet with gallery directors and see art not on public display. Embark on immersive walking tours of the Meatpacking District and High Line, including drinks at a secluded bar tucked in a hidden artist quarter.

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    Private Club Special Access

    Enjoy exclusive access to a private club within a landmark building, where you will be greeted and shown around by a special guest. Discover impressive art and artifacts on display, including the stunning Tiffany glass ceiling, extensive silver collection and world-class paintings. Conclude your exclusive tour with cocktails in the members-only bar.

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    Secluded Garden Visit

    Explore the medieval-style gardens of The Cloisters, a tucked-away paradise within the city. During this exclusive visit, discover each of the three outdoor gardens that take inspiration from works of art of the Middle Ages, including the Bonnefont Herb Garden, one of the most specialized plant collections in the world.

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    Art Making at the Met

    Walk the renowned halls of the famed Metropolitan Museum of Art on a special before-hours tour prepared just for our intimate group. Afterwards, you will be brought to a private room for an exclusive art-making experience instructed by an expert. The art you create can be taken home with you—a truly one-of-a-kind souvenir.

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    Hidden Restaurant Dinner

    Dine at some of the city’s finest restaurants, enjoying experiential fine dining and sommelier-paired vintages at a 20-seat, speakeasy-style restaurant, which is only accessible through a secret door concealed behind an art gallery’s large painting.

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    Optional Upgrade: Day in the Hamptons

    Fly by private jet to the Hamptons for a day of world-class art experiences. Embark on a curatorial tour of the Parrish Art Museum, with lunch at Jean Georges at Topping Rose House. Visit the Pollock-Krasner House with resident expert and author Helen Harrison. View art at prestigious galleries that rival museums and stroll the LongHouse Reserve Sculpture Garden, Watermill Center or Dan Flavin Museum.

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    Gramercy Park Hotel
    Located in the heart of New York City, Gramercy Park Hotel is adorned with art fit for a museum. With displays ranging from impressive light installations to constantly rotating collections by New York City artists, the hotel offers guests a new experience with every visit. Relax in stately rooms complemented by bold interior design and enjoy exclusive access to the city’s only private park.
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    Uncover a side of American art history that few get to see.

    A 50-minute private jet flight brings you to the nation’s capital, home to more than 160 monuments and memorials, over 100 museums and art galleries, and 74 National Historic Landmarks. Over the course of two days, marvel at iconic and historically significant works on exclusive tours and witness the meticulous conservation efforts to preserve the chronicles of U.S. history.

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    National Portrait Gallery

    Embark on a fascinating private tour of the gallery’s many installations—from paintings and sculptures to photos and film—that showcase the works of visionaries who have shaped and influenced the nation. Afterward, your guide will lead you to a peaceful part of the Kogod Courtyard away from the crowds to relax with a picnic of artisan cheese and wine.

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    Art Conservation

    Go behind the scenes to see a side of art and history not often seen by the public. Witness conservators at work in five different laboratories and studios at the Lunder Conservation Center, where you’ll be able to view all aspects of conservation work.

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    Special-Access Historic Museum Tours

    Head to the National Museum of African American History and Culture for a before-hours tour followed by a special-access visit to the National Museum of African Art's conservation department, which is not open to the public. Ask the conservationists questions, see the works up close and observe how the art is handled. After lunch, browse the impressive collections within the Hirshhorn Museum and Renwick Gallery.

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    Optional Upgrade: Glenstone Visit

    As an alternative to Hirshhorn and Renwick, opt for a visit to Glenstone. This private, contemporary art museum outside of D.C. features nearly 300 acres of landscapes fully integrated with architecture and art.

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    The Jefferson Hotel
    Distinguished and sophisticated, The Jefferson is a luxury boutique hotel in the heart of the nation’s capital. Let the Beaux Arts architecture and historically influenced furnishings take you back in time as you enjoy the property's modern amenities and personalized service. Dine on Michelin-starred cuisine inspired by a former president's home gardens, gaze at the hand-painted mural of Monticello, speak with the in-house historian and pore over original documents signed by Jefferson himself.
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    Soak in the charms of Bentonville.

    After a short morning flight by private jet, arrive in enchanting Bentonville, home of Crystal Bridges and over 20 miles of nature trails. Check in to your artsy accommodations and get settled before heading into the quaint town center with your local expert to discover nationally recognized art.

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    Lunch & Curated Art Tour

    Savor a specially prepared lunch at the Hive, the 21c Museum Hotel's celebrated restaurant, whose acclaimed menu and regional fare pay homage to elevated country cuisine. Next, join the 21c Museum manager on a privately led custom tour of the exhibits.

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    Crystal Bridges Museum

    Surrounded by freshwater springs and flowering dogwoods, Crystal Bridges showcases stunning contemporary art and architecture, as well as the beauty of nature. Accompanied by an expert guide, discover impressive works including Frank Lloyd Wright’s Bachman-Wilson House, Yayoi Kusama’s infinity mirror room and Leo Villareal’s Buckyball light installation. Afterward, enjoy the natural splendor of northwest Arkansas on a trail walk through the museum grounds.

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    Optional Visit to Fayetteville

    Opt to take a one-hour drive to Fayetteville to visit the home studio of Arkansas native George Dombek. Set on a property of over 20 acres, Dombek’s studio and gallery showcase watercolor paintings and art glass inspired by his passion for architecture and love for his home state.

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    21c Museum Hotel
    Located in Bentonville's town square within walking distance of Crystal Bridges, the 21c Museum Hotel is a boutique hotel that includes over 12,000 square feet of exhibition space. Comfortable, well-appointed suites include high ceilings, large windows and custom-designed furnishings that reflect the hotel's eclectic contemporary style. Works of art and installations are in constant rotation, ensuring guests discover something different around every corner.
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    Experience Texas’ art mecca in minimalist Marfa.

    Journey to the American Southwest by private jet, with your first stop in the small town of Marfa, which has drawn artists and visitors from across the world for decades. During your two-day stay, experience its renowned art scene, exceptional food and breathtaking, open-sky views.

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    Chinati Foundation

    Located in Marfa’s city limits, the Chinati Foundation is a contemporary art complex founded on the principles of Donald Judd. Under the big Texas sky, explore the vast collection of art housed in 15 buildings over a 340-acre campus.

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    Marfa Gallery Tour

    Enjoy visits to some of Marfa’s most beloved galleries, including Inde/Jacobs Gallery, Ballroom Marfa, Ayn Foundation and the Rule Gallery. At each location, you will be greeted by gallery directors and shown art not on public display.

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    Judd Foundation Visit

    Take a custom tour of the formerly private living and working spaces of minimalist artist Donald Judd, whose artwork, installations and ideologies have left an indelible impact on Marfa.

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    Cowboy Boot Making

    Immerse yourself in cowboy culture with a private tour of a cowboy boot making shop. Speak with local artisans on their techniques and stylish craft.

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    City Walk

    Enjoy a stroll through the city of Marfa and discover its eclectic boutiques, roadside galleries and art-centric shops, including a publisher and printer founded in 1976.

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    Cibolo Creek Ranch
    Nestled along the banks of its namesake, Cibolo Creek Ranch is a historic working ranch in the Chianti Mountains. Spread over 30,000 wild acres, this full-service resort is a breathtaking reflection of the great outdoors. The luxe lodge takes inspiration from traditional Spanish and Mexican architecture, including adobe walls, cottonwood beams, 19th-century antiques and furnished verandas. Enjoy tours of Native American rock art, guided horseback riding and stargazing through the resort’s telescopes.
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    Explore art in the nation’s oldest capital city.

    A convenient 90-minute flight north by private jet brings you to Santa Fe, renowned for pueblo-style buildings, stunning, high-desert terrain and an average of 320 sunny days per year. Experience for yourself the magnificent landscapes that have inspired the works of famed artists like Georgia O’Keeffe and discover the blend of cultures that have made 400-year-old Santa Fe “the City Different.”

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    Georgia O’Keeffe’s Home

    Set within the dusty landscape just 60 miles outside of Santa Fe, the Abiquiú House inspired dozens of Georgia O’Keeffe’s paintings. On a privately guided tour, get a glimpse into the life of one of America’s most famed artists as you explore her home, studio and gardens.

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    Hand-Carved Caves

    For three decades, Ra Paulette has been hand-carving an intricate underground fantasy world in the sandstone caves near Ojo Caliente, New Mexico. These otherworldly creations take years to complete and feature undersized doors, 40-foot columns, skylights and benches. Enjoy exclusive access with a special host.

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    Native Art Collection

    Take a behind-the-scenes tour with before-hours access to the Indian Arts Research Center, a division of the School for Advanced Research, said to be one of the world’s most outstanding collections of southwestern Native American art. This curatorial tour will provide up-close viewing of original works of Native American art.

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    Gerald Peters Gallery Tour

    Opened in 1972, the Gerald Peters Gallery is one of the largest and most respected dealers of 19th- and 20th-century American art, with special interest in classic Western art. Enjoy an arranged visit to the pueblo-style gallery and go behind the scenes to view art not on public display.

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    Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi
    Immerse yourself in Santa Fe’s cultural heart, where art galleries, shops, museums and the town’s historic plaza await. Designed to be a Southwestern escape, the luxury boutique hotel reflects classic adobe design and features traditional wood-beamed ceilings, handcrafted furnishings and kiva fireplaces. Savor local ingredients at the on-site restaurant, which partners with local farmers to create exquisite regional dishes.
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    End your art vacation in cutting-edge San Francisco.

    After a relaxed morning in Santa Fe, board your private jet to forward-thinking San Francisco. Savor a pampered stay at the Four Seasons, located just steps from the acclaimed San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Union Square. From Palo Alto and Stanford to Presidio Park, discover how the Golden City’s artists take inspiration from modern technology and the iconic cityscape—and perhaps enjoy a special visit from Karl the Fog.

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    Stanford Art Visit

    Some of the world’s most exceptional private collections of modern and contemporary American art are located on Stanford University’s illustrious campus. Take part in private art viewings conducted just for our group and gain curatorial, behind-the-scenes access to the Anderson Collection, Candor Arts Center and Rodin Sculpture Garden.

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    Palo Alto Pace Gallery

    With 10 locations around the world, the Pace Gallery represents some of the most significant contemporary and modern artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. Visit with the gallery’s director, learn about interesting technology and witness new media art behind the scenes.

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    Presidio Park Hike

    Explore artist Andy Goldsworthy’s whimsical fusion of art and nature within the beloved Presidio Park. Embark on a privately guided three-mile hike that connects his four famed installations—Spire, Wood Line, Tree Fall and Earth Wall—renowned for using natural materials found on site.

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    Private Tour of SFMOMA

    Discover the SFMOMA, whose extensive contemporary and modern art collection is internationally recognized. Walk alongside your art historian guide on a private tour and discover little-known details behind the impressive works of renowned artists such as Frida Kahlo, Gerhard Richter, Andy Warhol and Georgia O’Keeffe.

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    Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco
    Located amid the Bay Area’s top attractions, this urban retreat offers stunning views and a serene atmosphere. Soak it all in from the comfort of your luxurious room, adorned with colors and accents reflective of San Francisco’s natural beauty. Opt to unwind in the full-service spa, take a lap in the indoor pool, or savor a signature cocktail from the sophisticated hotel bar.
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Washington, D.C.
Bentonville, Arkansas
Marfa, Texas
Santa Fe, New Mexico
San Francisco, California