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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.
21 July 2014
Our Paris docents detail their favorite excursions from Paris, including unique castles, artist villages and seaside towns.
23 June 2014
We recently sat down with our docent and design journalist Suzanne Wales, who leads our Made in Barcelona walk, to learn more about the Barcelona “school” of design, its roots and the current trends of today.
16 June 2014
Many companies promise “skip the line” tickets for the city’s top sites, the Vatican, Colosseum, and Galleria Borghese. We get to the truth behind what “skip the line” really means.
10 June 2014
From Beijing to Berlin, from Rome to Istanbul, we’ve pooled our collective local knowledge to put together definitive guides on how to tour some of the top sites around the globe.
10 May 2014
Visiting the Vatican with your kids? Make sure you have our handy list of tips to help make the experience easier.
22 April 2014
Vienna docent and art historian Lisa Regan, reports on the Albertina’s new exhibition, which has one of Dürer’s iconic images on display through June 29th.
6 April 2014
Slow Art Day is a global event that has taken place annually for the last five years across the globe. We interview Amsterdam Docent Claire Bown to find out more.
24 March 2014
Skip the more conventional sites in London and venture out to the green oasis of Greenwich.
18 March 2014
Beijing docent Claire Cuccio shares the secrets of Luilichang, a thriving enclave of artisan culture close to the Forbidden City.
15 March 2014
We talked with two former winners of the Context apprenticeship program in Florence to see how things have come full circle since it began in 2008.
1 March 2014
Philadelphia is more than the Liberty Bell for those wanting to delve into American history. Our docent give their list of what to visit in lieu of the crowded monument.