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12 October 2015
We sit down with Context docent and wine expert Frédéric Duverger to whet our appetites for wines of Provence and get some coveted tips on how to identify and choose the best of what the region has to offer.
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.
15 January 2015
We learn more about the people behind Context with our staff spotlights. First up is Petulia Melideo, who has been with us since 2004.
17 November 2014
We chat with Amsterdam docent Lora Sariaslan about art and life in the city.
8 October 2014
We chat with art historian Georgina Gluzman about our newest Context city Buenos Aires.
11 July 2014
This month we spotlight Athens’ docent and historian Vassilios Dalamagas, who shares his love of his city and Greek history with us.
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.
7 June 2014
We explore the culinary world of Barcelona with cook, food writer, and Context docent Sophie Ruggles.
23 May 2014
In anticipation of her new book, Shanghai Future: Modernity Remade, we speak with docent Anna Greenspan about the city’s future.
14 May 2014
We chat with docent Caroline Barron about all things London, from what books to read to where to find Roman London.
13 April 2014
Docent Richard Steiner shares a bit about living life in Kyoto as an artisan.
10 March 2014
Longtime Berlin docent Heribert von Reiche shares his love for his native city with us.
10 February 2014
We chat with Paris docent Flavie Thomas about what it’s like to lead family walks in the French capital.
30 November 2013
We interview Vienna docent Gilles Gubelmann to discover what makes this musical city special.
17 August 2013
Get a peak inside contemporary Japanese culture with anthropologist Troy Fisher-Harper.