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Previous Art Tours

Organized by the Art Tour committee, AGNS art tours have been taking members to art destinations in Europe, Canada and the U.S. for over 20 years. Spring tours are usually to Europe. Recent tours were to Sicily and Rome, the Netherlands, Turkey and Croatia.

Danube River Cruise Art Spectacular
April 17-28, 2015
Experience the art, culture and romance of Prague, Salzburg, Vienna, Budapest and much more. Come aboard our luxurious AMA Waterways river ship and get set to discover the world and works of such masters as Rembrandt, Titan and Mozart...Stunning Architecture, private art tours and excursions, fabulous meals, wine tasting, and plenty of free time. 

Chicago Art Extravaganza
October 22 - 26, 2014
Five days of fun and fabulous art in the Windy City. Chicago is jam-packed with artistic and architectural gems, not to mention vibrant theatre, museums, and stunning landmarks.

Day tour to Tom Forrestall's Hone & Studio, the Glooscap Heritage Centre & Crombie House, June 7

Eastern Shore, NS, June 1

Croatia, May 8-23
Fundy Shore, NS, June 9

Croatia -Our Croatian trip began in the capital, Zagreb, with a day north of the city visiting historic castles and the Neanderthal Museum. then we headed south along the Dalmatian coast, visiting hill towns, national parks and the beautiful coastal cities such as Zadar and Split, many with remains of their Roman origins. The highlight was the city of Dubrovnik, now restored to its former splendour after the recent war. We also visited several of the islands nearby.

Turkey, April 29-May 6
Chester, NS, June 4

Turkey - From the magnificent mosques and vibrant markets of Istanbul to the stunning landscape and underground cities of Cappadocia, the grandeur of Ephesus and the poignant beauty of Gallipoli, this tour was an endless source of wonder. Everywhere we went were traces of Turkey's past, from Roman and Greek remains to underwater cities.

The Netherlands, Dates
Grand Pre, NS, June 5

The Netherlands -This trip began in Amsterdam, where we began our river boat cruise of the Netherlands and the Belgian cities of Antwerp and Ghent. We visited artists' studios as well as galleries, Arnhem and the Airborne Museum, and the historic town of Nijmegen. The next two days were in Antwerp and Ghent - both filled with art and architecture. After returning to Amsterdam through the bulb fields and gardens, the rest of the trip was spent in the city visiting its famous galleries, with side trips to the Van Gogh museum at Otterlo and the Mauritshuis in The Hague.

Peggy's Cove, NS, June 6
Boston, (dates)

Sicily and Rome, April 10-29
Annapolis Royal, NS, June 7
New York City, NY, October 21-26

Southern France, April 18-May 3
Antigonish, NS, June 9
Washington, DC, October 24-29

Germany, April 23-May 9
Lunenburg, NS, June 10
Berkshires, October 12-20

Greece, April 20-May 5
Fox Harbour, NS, June 11
Beaverbrook Gallery, St. John, NB, October 6-7
London, October 19-25

Russia, May 22-June 8
Eastern Shore, NS, June 19
Cuba, November 18-23

Prague & Vienna, April 24-May8
Maitland, NS, June 7
Chicago, IL, October 22-26

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