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Travel Workshops

sketch by travel workshop instructor Alice Kale


For more information about travel workshops and to register, contact Travel Workshop Coordinator Margaret Cerutti:
703-683-1780 x 13 or margaretc@theartleague.org.


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2017–18 schedule

Image courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman & Designer
Day Trip to the Met 

Two dates:

View this blockbuster holiday exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York with Robert Liberace on January 31 or Dan Thompson on February 7. A stunning collection of some 150 of Michelangelo's drawings, three marble sculptures, his earliest painting, a wood architectural model for a chapel vault among others, will be on display. If time permits, visits to other galleries within the MET will be possible.

Spaces are limited. Bus will depart from the Torpedo Factory Art Center promptly at 6:15 am. Museum closes at 5:30 pm, bus will depart for Torpedo Factory shortly afterward. Expected return will be approximately 10:00-11:00 pm.
Day Trip Fee: $149 per person, includes prepaid MET entrance ticket. 

Included in fee:
Round-trip bus transportation to NYC, prepaid entrance ticket to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, instructor fee, tips and fees. 
Reasonable parking rate information will be available following registration.
Due to the special nature of this day trip, reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis and are nonrefundable. If you are unable to attend, we will make every effort to find someone to take your space, however, we are unable to guarantee this.

Questions? Please email margaretc@theartleague.org.


Painting the Light and Color of the Bahamas

  • Instructor: Susan Abbott
  • Type: Plein air painting, open to all media
  • When: January 31–February 5, 2018

Bahamas Brochure PDF

Croatia: The Island of Hvar

  • Instructor: Matt Pinney
  • Type: Plein air painting
  • When: June 14–21, 2018


About our travel workshops

Our travel workshops are designed by artists for artists. They enable the working artist or art appreciator to get out of the studio and out into the world, to see and experience some of the most beautiful and intriguing locations in our environs.

Past destinations
have included Ethiopia, the Bahamas, Provence, Paris, Edinburgh, Barcelona, and London, as well as shorter trips to local destinations like Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania and Solomons Island, Maryland.

For more information and to register,
contact Travel Workshop Coordinator Margaret Cerutti:
703-683-1780 x 13 or

For answers to some common questions, see our
travel workshop FAQ.

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