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21 July 2015
As the 125th anniversary of Van Gogh’s death approaches (July 29, 2015), we sat down with docent and art historian Lora Sariaslan, who leads our Van Gogh Museum Seminar, to dive deeper into the enigmatic artists’s personal history, creative spirit, and cultural legacy.
30 June 2015
We share some insight into the rise and potential fall of authentic Murano glass in Venice.
25 June 2015
We take a look at the color street’s of Rio’s Santa Teresa neighborhood.
18 June 2015
Discover the best sites in Provence linked to painter Paul Cézanne.
3 June 2015
We give you five good reasons to visit our newest city in Italy – Milan.
23 May 2015
To mark the launch of our programs in Aix-en-Provence and Marseille, France manager Sara shares here 5 incentives for traveling south.
13 May 2015
Three of our Italy docents explain what we can learn about 16th-century food traditions and habits by looking at the art from that period.
4 May 2015
Spain manager Sara shares the story behind Goya’s haunting works “The 2nd of May 1808” and “The 3rd of May 1808”, which hang in the Museo del Prado.
14 April 2015
We look at Tuscany, our newest program in Italy, with all its incredible art, architecture, food, and wine.
28 February 2015
From leaping dogs, to wide-eyed cats and squirming eels, the National Gallery is packed with paintings of animals. Our new…
24 February 2015
A slideshow highlighting the Mudéjar style of architecture in Seville and its characteristics.
17 November 2014
We chat with Amsterdam docent Lora Sariaslan about art and life in the city.
13 November 2014
We explore the Uffizi Gallery in Florence to discover the origins of ideal beauty in the Renaissance.
6 November 2014
Though the eponymous Pergamon Altar has now closed until 2019, there’s still plenty of treasures to explore in this world-class museum.
20 October 2014
In celebration of the Picasso Museum’s reopening, here are five sites around Paris linked to this influential 20th century artist.
8 October 2014
We chat with art historian Georgina Gluzman about our newest Context city Buenos Aires.