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New Haven and Yale: Arts, Museums, Music and More

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Program #17411RJ
4 Days | 3 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for Jun 20 — Jun 23, 2013

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Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The newly renovated New Haven Hotel is your answer to a pleasant stay in the heart of the city. Only steps away from the Yale University Campus, Shubert Theater and other downtown attractions, this private, full-service hotel is your perfect choice. One of New Haven’s best kept secrets, the New Haven Hotel’s stately appointments and agreeable rates have led to its increased popularity among business and personal travelers. The personalized service we offer our guests is truly unparalleled in the area. $12 per day parking fee.

Contact info:
229 George Street
New Haven, CT 06510 USA
phone: 203-498-3100
web: www.newhavenhotel.com

Room amenities: The New Haven Hotel offers 92 guest rooms to include the following amenities: • Hair Dryer • Coffee Maker • Wireless High Speed Internet Access

Facility amenities: • An ATM Machine on Premises • Fully Equipped Exercise Room • Self Serve Business Center • Refrigerator or micro wave rental $15.0 per day

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
Please contact Sharon Foehl at 802-579-9387

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Thursday, June 20 - Afternoon Arrival/Orientation/Evening Program
Afternoon: CHECK-IN: Please arrive at the hotel to register between 3:00-5:00pm. Check into your room with the front desk and then register with Program staff in the Main Lobby. You then have until 5:00pm to settle into your room.

Dinner: Diner will be at a nearby restaurant

Evening: ORIENTATION: After dinner will have our orientation. This will provide you with information about the hotel, program itinerary, instructors, venues and onsite staff. We will ask you to introduce yourself to the group. This is also a good opportunity to ask questions. Following orientaion we will have our first program which will be an introduction to the area and events of the week.

Lodging: New Haven Hotel

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The newly renovated New Haven Hotel is your answer to a pleasant stay in the heart of the city. Only steps away from the Yale University Campus, Shubert Theater and other downtown attractions, this private, full-service hotel is your perfect choice. One of New Haven’s best kept secrets, the New Haven Hotel’s stately appointments and agreeable rates have led to its increased popularity among business and personal travelers. The personalized service we offer our guests is truly unparalleled in the area. $12 per day parking fee.

Contact info:
229 George Street
New Haven, CT 06510 USA
phone: 203-498-3100
web: www.newhavenhotel.com

Room amenities: The New Haven Hotel offers 92 guest rooms to include the following amenities: • Hair Dryer • Coffee Maker • Wireless High Speed Internet Access

Facility amenities: • An ATM Machine on Premises • Fully Equipped Exercise Room • Self Serve Business Center • Refrigerator or micro wave rental $15.0 per day

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
Please contact Sharon Foehl at 802-579-9387

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Friday, June 21 - Yale Center for British Art/The International Fes...
Yale Center for British Art/The International Festival of Arts & Ideas/Evening Program A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM Bristol Old Vic/Handspring Puppet Company

Breakfast: Breakfast: 7 a.m.- 9:00a.m. The hotel provides a deluxe American breakfast buffet each morning. Breakfast includes scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, homefries, waffles, cereal, fresh fruit, juice and coffee.

Morning: PRESENTATION:This morning we will have a presentation by one of the museum staff at the Yale Center for British Art and will then have a guided exploration of the exhibits. Presented to the university by Paul Mellon (Class of 1929)‚ the Yale Center for British Art houses the largest and most comprehensive collection of British art outside the United Kingdom. The collection of paintings‚ sculpture‚ drawings‚ prints‚ rare books‚ and manuscripts reflects the development of British art‚ life‚ and thought from the Elizabethan period onward. The Center offers a year-round schedule of exhibitions and educational programs‚ including films‚ concerts‚ lectures‚ tours‚ and special events. It also provides numerous opportunities for scholarly research‚ such as residential fellowships. Academic resources of the Center include the Reference Library and Photo Archive‚ Conservation Laboratory‚ and Study Room for examining works on paper. An affiliated institution in London‚ the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art‚ awards grants and fellowships‚ publishes academic titles‚ and sponsors Yale’s only credit-granting undergraduate study abroad program‚ Yale-in-London.

Lunch: Lunch will be at a local eatery.

Afternoon: PRESENTATION: Meet with Bitsy Clark, New Haven Alderman, and gain an understanding of New Haven and Yale's inimitable town-and-gown relationship.

Dinner: Enjoy dinner on your own at one of the many lovely, ethnic and culturally rich resturants in the Downtown area. Then meet up with the group at the evening performance.

Evening: This evening we enjoy a performance of dance or theatre provided by the Festival of Arts & Ideas. A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM Bristol Old Vic/Handspring Puppet Company In this new collaboration from the team behind the Tony Awardwinning, Broadway & West End smash, WAR HORSE, Shakespeare’s inexhaustible A Midsummer Night’s Dream unfurls in a new adaption interweaving the lives of lovers, actors, friends, foes, and fairies.

Lodging: New Haven Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The newly renovated New Haven Hotel is your answer to a pleasant stay in the heart of the city. Only steps away from the Yale University Campus, Shubert Theater and other downtown attractions, this private, full-service hotel is your perfect choice. One of New Haven’s best kept secrets, the New Haven Hotel’s stately appointments and agreeable rates have led to its increased popularity among business and personal travelers. The personalized service we offer our guests is truly unparalleled in the area. $12 per day parking fee.

Contact info:
229 George Street
New Haven, CT 06510 USA
phone: 203-498-3100
web: www.newhavenhotel.com

Room amenities: The New Haven Hotel offers 92 guest rooms to include the following amenities: • Hair Dryer • Coffee Maker • Wireless High Speed Internet Access

Facility amenities: • An ATM Machine on Premises • Fully Equipped Exercise Room • Self Serve Business Center • Refrigerator or micro wave rental $15.0 per day

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
Please contact Sharon Foehl at 802-579-9387

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Saturday, June 22 - Yale University Art Gallery/International Festiva...
Yale University Art Gallery/International Festival of Arts & Ideas/Performance KRONOS QUARTET with WU MAN

Breakfast: Breakfast: 7 a.m.- 9:00a.m. The hotel provides a deluxe American breakfast buffet each morning. Breakfast includes scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, homefries, waffles, cereal, fresh fruit, juice and coffee.

Morning: FIELD TRIP:Enjoy guided exploration at the Yale University Art Gallery. The mission of the Yale University Art Gallery is to encourage appreciation and understanding of art and its role in society through direct engagement with original works of art. The Gallery stimulates active learning about art and the creative process through research, teaching, and dialogue among communities of Yale students, faculty, artists, scholars, alumni, and the wider public. The Gallery organizes exhibitions and educational programs to offer enjoyment and encourage inquiry, while building and maintaining its collections in trust for future generations.

Lunch: Lunch will be at a local eatery.

Afternoon: PRESENTATION: This afternoon we enjoy a lecture, film or panel discussion provided by the Festival of Arts & Ideas.

Dinner: Dinner will be at one of the many lovely, ethnic and culturally rich resturants in the Downtown area.

Evening: PERFORMANCE: This evening we enjoy a performance of dance or theatre provided by the Festival of Arts & Ideas. KRONOS QUARTET with WU MAN One of the most celebrated musical ensembles of our time, The Kronos Quartet has pursued a singular artistic vision of fearless exploration, expanding the range and context of the string quartet. Kronos’ Festival performance launches its 40th Anniversary season, and include special guest Wu Man, the much-admired Chinese pipa player.

Lodging: New Haven Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Four: Sunday, June 23 - Tour the Yale campus
Breakfast: Breakfast: 7 a.m.- 10:30 a.m. The hotel provides a deluxe American breakfast buffet each morning. Breakfast includes scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, homefries, waffles, cereal, fresh fruit, juice and coffee.

Morning: This morning, enjoy a guided tour of Yale Yale University (1701) with its architecturally distinctive campus. Program concludes after the tour.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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8 meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
3 Field trips
2 Performances

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