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Sustaining Fellows Travel

Sustaining Fellows enjoy exclusive five-star travel opportunities with distinguished Art Institute curators.

Trips Open for Enrollment

To reserve your spot on any of the following trips, please contact Elif Senturk, Sustaining Fellows travel coordinator, at esenturk@artic.edu or (312) 443-3848.

Masterpieces of TEFAF Maastricht and Belgium


March 8–16, 2018

Take an exciting European journey with two distinguished guides: Constantine Petridis, chair of the Department of the Arts of Africa and the Americas and curator of African art, and Victoria Sancho Lobis, Prince Trust Curator of Prints and Drawings. Explore the renowned European Fine Art Fair in Maastricht; then venture to Belgium’s charming cities to see works by Flemish masters and impressive African pieces held in private collections.

Reserve one of the few remaining spots! View the brochure and learn more about our curatorial guides, Costa and Victoria.


Spanish Painting and Sculpture

September 23–30, 2018

In advance of the Art Institute's 2020 El Greco exhibition, travel to Spain with Gloria Groom, chair of European Painting and Sculpture and David and Mary Winton Green Curator, and Rebecca Long, Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Associate Curator. View masterworks and private collections in Madrid, enjoy day trips to Toledo and El Escorial—the historic residence of the king of Spain—and view impressive Spanish polychrome sculpture. As with all Sustaining Fellows trips, special access and visits to private collections make this a five-star journey.

View the brochure and learn more about our curatorial guides, Gloria and Rebecca.


Upcoming Trips

For more information on upcoming trips or to sign up for advance notice, please contact Elif Senturk, Sustaining Fellows travel coordinator, at esenturk@artic.edu or (312) 443-3848.

Weekender: Photography in New Orleans


October 18–21, 2018

Explore photographic marvels in the Big Easy with Elizabeth Siegel, curator of photography. Enjoy behind-the-scenes visits to the New Orleans Museum of Art—home to an encyclopedic photography collection; private collections of photography and contemporary art; and visits to local artists’ studios and photographic galleries. Traditional and cutting-edge architecture and legendary bayou dining experiences enrich your journey.


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Masterpieces of TEFAF Maastricht and Belgium

Spanish Painting and Sculpture


Segovia Cathedlra, Segovia, Spain.