travel logWinter 2015
Travel with us to the England of Jane Austen and Thomas Hardy with Carnegie Museums President
Jo Ellen Parker September 23-October 1, 2016

Join Carnegie Museums President Jo Ellen Parker on a journey to 19th-century England. Enjoy private visits to stunning English homes, including Queen Victoria’s beloved summer residence, the “Osborne House” on the Isle of Wight, as well as the rarely seen Broadlands estate, the grand Palladian home which was frequented by Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, and Princess Diana.

Above: Osborne House, Chawton House, and the Charles Dickens Museum

Retracing the steps of the great Victorian writers, travelers will take in the beauty of the English countryside while residing at Chewton Glen, a luxury country-house hotel located just a few minutes’ walk from the sea at the southern edge of the New Forest. The itinerary begins with visits to Thomas Hardy’s Dorchester home, Max Gate, as well as a private tour of Mapperton Estate, the picturesque filming location for Far from the Madding Crowd. Travelers will continue their journey with visits to the Jane Austen House Museum, Winchester Cathedral, as well as a tour of Chawton House and Library.

The trip will culminate in the dynamic city of London where we will visit the Charles Dickens Museum, the Hardy Tree at St. Pancras Station, and experience an exclusive private house tour.




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More Upcoming Trips

Consider traveling with us in 2016. For more information, contact Barbara Tucker at 412.578.2618.

India: From the Raj to the Taj
Jan. 28-Feb. 6, 2016

Voyage from Cultural Spain to Classical Italy
April 21-29, 2016

Grand Hotel Mackinac: Arts Weekend with Detroit Institute of Arts and University of Michigan Museum of Art
June 22-27, 2016

France: Paris Photo with Catherine Evans, Chief Curator, Carnegie Museum of Art
Nov. 6-13, 2016




Scenes from the French Riviera and Provence

September 26-October 5, 2015

Sarah Nichols and Jayne Reilly pose with a van Gogh completed during his stay at St. Paul de Mausole, Saint-Rèmy-de-Provence.

John McSorley and Bob Jennings participate in a cooking class with the chef from La Mirande.

Lulu Lippincott, Carnegie Museum of Art’s Curator of Fine Arts, instructs travelers at Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul-de-Vence.

The travelers decide a gladiator's fate at Les Are nes, Nîmes.





Also in this issue:

The Elevation of Everyday Design  ·  Taking its Bow  ·  Art of the Now  ·  Inside the Cloud Factory  ·  President's Note  ·  NewsWorthy  ·  About Town: Changing the Conversation  ·  Artistic License: In Full Light  ·  The Big Picture