Past Trips

Art Encounter is committed to exploring the world’s art.  To get a glimpse of some of our past excursions, click on some of the locations below.

Havana, Cuba: February 8-16, 2014
Havana, Cuba: February 8-16, 2014
Art Encounter’s eleventh trip to Havana explores Cuba’s artistic wealth through a lens that focuses on history, architecture, music, art and dance. You will discover Cuba’s national treasure – its people! Joanna and Ellen’s “art encounters” bring you together with Cuba’s creative community.
South Africa: Sept 24-Oct 5, 2013
South Africa: Sept 24-Oct 5, 2013
This leisurely trip will take us from Cape Town to Johannesberg. Led by Joanna Pinsky and Art Encounter "Friend" and South African native, Lindy Rubin, this trip will provide an intimate and exciting adventure into this incredible country.
The Berkshires (July 31- August 4, 2013)
The Berkshires (July 31- August 4, 2013)
Summer in the Berkshires A Cultural Interlude of Art, Music, Theatre, and Dance This cultural and recreational mecca nestled in the mountains of Western Massachusetts celebrates the visual and performing arts.
Havana, Cuba (March 14-22, 2013)
Havana, Cuba (March 14-22, 2013)
Art Encounter’s eleventh trip to Havana explores Cuba’s artistic wealth through a lens that focuses on history, architecture, music, art and dance.
Philadelphia (November 8-11, 2012)
Philadelphia (November 8-11, 2012)
Be among the first to visit the new location of the Barnes Foundation Collection. Hailed as a "gallery withing a garden and a garden within a gallery", the intimate layout replicates the feel of the original location and superb lighting brings a fresh sense of accessibility.