Go on an adventure with Trips 'N' Tours
Expand your horizons with the Appleton Museum of Art's popular Trips 'N' Tours travel program. Trips 'N' Tours provides museum members and nonmembers exciting opportunities to visit other museums, cultural venues and historic places of interest throughout Florida and beyond.
For more information on how to travel with Trips 'N' Tours, click here to contact Bonnie Janssen, or call 352-291-4456.
Upcoming Adventures in 2018
Two Dates: February 21, 2018 | March 15, 2018
Cornell Fine Arts Museum and the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum, Winter Park
At the Cornell, see Towards Impressionism: Landscape Painting From Corot to Monet featuring 45 paintings on loan from the Musée des Beaux Arts in Reims. After, enjoy lunch at 310 Park. Then, visit Landscape in 19th Century America at the Morse. A complement to the Cornell exhibit, the Morse will showcase a selection of landscapes from its permanent collection by artists including Otto Heinigke (1850–1915), Lockwood de Forest (1850–1932), and George Inness (1825–1894).
$85 Appleton members
April 25, 2018
Exploring the Studio Glass Movement in America
NEW Imagine Museum and NEW location for the Chihuly Collection, St Petersburg
At the Imagine Museum, have the unique opportunity to see artworks from the early pioneers to the contemporary glass artists of today, with over 500 artworks by more than 60 American artists. After lunch, visit the Chihuly Collection in its new location, where the presentation is unique as it is the first installation of Chihuly in a building designed specifically for that purpose. Designed so that the art and architecture work together to create a visitor experience unlike any other. The collection is marked at the entrance by an iconic 20’ sculpture created especially for this site.
June 11-14, 2018
Hudson River Valley, NY - American Elegance
Explore four of America’s 19th century castles: Lyndhurst, Vanderbilt Estate, Roosevelt Mansion and the Rockefeller Home. History, art and culture rolled into one fascinating walk back in time! See Matisse’s last work, the stained glass altar next to Chagall’s windows at Sleepy Hollow’s Union Church. The pièce de résistance? A tour and meal at the Culinary Institute of America. Bon appétit!
October 8-12, 2018
International Balloon Fiesta, Albuquerque, NM
A world-renowned attraction and destination for people of all ages. For more than 40 years, this eye-popping event has provided the beautiful magical moving picture show of hundreds of hot air balloons sailing silently through the crisp fall air (balloon rides are booked individually). We’ll also explore southwestern art in Santa Fe and mouth-tingling south-of-the border cuisine.