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Sustaining Fellows Travel

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

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.

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.

China: Art through the Ages


April 14–21, 2018

Accompany Tao Wang, executive director of initiatives in Asia, Pritzker Chair of Asian Art, and curator of Chinese art, on a one-of-a-kind tour of China’s ancient and modern treasures. Gain a new perspective on must-see historic landmarks and enjoy insider’s access to the finest contemporary Chinese art collections.

Weekender: Dynamic Photography in New Orleans


Fall 2018

Join Liz Siegel, curator of photography, on an exploration of photographic treasures in the Big Easy. This four-day trip features exclusive tours and behind-the-scenes access to public and private collections as well as legendary bayou dining experiences.


Sold-Out Trips

To join the waitlist for sold-out trips, please contact Elif Senturk, Sustaining Fellows travel coordinator, at esenturk@artic.edu or (312) 443-3848.

Weekender: American Art in Maine
August 11–14, 2017

This trip with Sarah Kelly Oehler, Field-McCormick Chair and Curator of American Art, is now completely full. View the full terms and conditions.

Contemporary Art in the Netherlands
October 22–30, 2017

This trip with Ann Goldstein, deputy director and chair and curator of modern and contemporary art, is now completely full. View the full terms and conditions.