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.

Hudson River Valley July 12-16, 2015
Hudson River Valley July 12-16, 2015
Explore the area that National Geographic has included in their annual list of 20 "must-see places". Join Marsha Goldstein, Art Encounter board member and former President of My Kind of Town, along with our exceptional regional tour guides.
Havana, Cuba: January 29-February 5, 2015
Havana, Cuba: January 29-February 5, 2015
Art Encounter invites you to a unique People to People trip that provides a rare insight into Cuba. Art Encounter’s twelfth 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! Connect with the people of Cuba who are caught in a time warp about to change.
Andalucia, Spain (October 15-26, 2014)
Andalucia, Spain (October 15-26, 2014)
Join artists Joanna Pinsky and Ellen Kamerling for an insider's view of the art and architecture of Southern Spain. Our trip will to Andalucia will have you marveling at the most exciting contemporary art Spain has to offer.
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.