A Three-Day Intensive Dive into The New York City Contemporary Art Scene

Experience the center of the contemporary art world as only experts do. Dive deep into the past, present and future of the city which has been, since WWII, considered the heart of the contemporary art world—and fast-forward your understanding of contemporary art and what is happening right now.

Spend your days and nights experiencing the most important shows of the moment at institutions such as the newly-renovated MoMA and the Whitney Museum, home of the storied Whitney Biennial exhibition. Meet with some of the most influential artists, curators, dealers, and collectors of today, at galleries and studios featuring both "blue-chip" and "emerging" talents.

See, up-close and in-person, how the most advanced art of our time is being created, displayed, sold, discussed, and valued over time in this unparalleled epicenter.

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The Whitney Museum

  • An opportunity to expand your knowledge of art in the company of an experienced Art Educator
  • Visits to the newly-renovated MoMA and the Whitney Museum
  • Meetings with influential artists, curators, dealers, and collectors
  • Visits to the homes of major collectors
  • Expert counsel on any potential art purchases
  • Luxury accommodations, fine dining, and cocktail receptions

  • Guidance from an experienced Art Educator, a dynamic and highly-educated expert in art history, contemporary art education, and art collecting
  • Luxury accommodations at a five-star hotel
  • Meals and cocktails at exciting and art-connected restaurants
  • Kickoff summit providing historical background on contemporary art in New York, with an overview of what will be seen
  • Exclusive visits to the homes of major collectors
  • In-studio experiences with critically-acclaimed and world-renowned contemporary artists
  • Visits to institutions such as the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art to view iconic works of modern and contemporary art, with opportunities to hear from museum directors and curators
  • Visits to a curated selection of current Chelsea and Lower East Side gallery shows, with a balance between big "must-see" shows and exhibitions of emerging artists—with opportunities to hear from gallery directors and curators
  • Lunches, cocktails, and dinners with influential art world figures, such as auction house specialists, curators, and artists
  • An expert Artful Advisory team to help guide any interest you may have in purchasing works 
  • The Artful digital dossier, supplementing your trip with information about all artists, venues, and individuals visited as well as expert tools and recommendations for further research, travel, and collecting
  • Accommodations at a chic five-star hotel.
  • Entry to all studios and museums, including the MoMA and The Whitney.
  • All meals and cocktail programs from Friday morning until Sunday afternoon, featuring a rooftop dinner overlooking the city skyline.
  • All transfers from your arrival on Thursday until your departure on Sunday, including airport pick-up and drop-off.
  • All fees and gratuities, including baggage porter services.
  • Please note, flights are not provided with our programming.

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