Bouquets to Oscar and Art Enjoy 130 glorious ensembles from personal and private collections produced over five decades by Oscar de la Renta, one of fashion’s most influential designers. View ingenious floral arrangements created by some of the most innovative floral designers in the Bay Area in response to selected works from the de Young’s permanent collection.
In the Neighborhood: Weekend Brunch, Contemporary Art, and a Beautiful Spring Garden This brief local tour is a new experimental format for Art Trips. Participants will take their own transportation to both venues, meeting first for an elegant brunch and self-guided tour of the art at the Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley. Afterwards, visit the home of a collector in Palo Alto to view a wide-ranging contemporary art collection and enjoy a lovely garden in its spring glory.
The Newest Buzz in Berkeley Berkeley continues to upgrade its art scene with the opening of the new Berkeley Art Museum, featured in Architectural Digest’s “7 Buildings We Can’t Wait to See Completed in 2016.” See below for many other delights included in the day.
The New SFMOMA and the Vibrant Dogpatch Art Scene The new SFMOMA is a must-see for its spectacular architectural expansion showcasing its world-class collection. Another first will be a stop at the newly opened Minnesota Street Project, the relocated home for many of the prominent San Francisco galleries.
North Carolina: Appalachian Art Adventure
October 16–22, 2016
Western North Carolina is a hub of American crafts. Enjoy breathtaking fall foliage and the mist-shrouded Blue Ridge Mountains. Discover the area’s high quality arts and crafts communities, historic estates, galleries, artists’ studios, and private collections