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PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA

A World of Art: Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia Museum, PAFA, Rodin and More

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5 Days | 4 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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.
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John Giannotti

John Giannotti received a BFA degree magna cum laude from SUNY Buffalo, NY, and an MFA degree from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. He is presently Professor Emeritus at Rutgers where he was a faculty member at the Camden & New Brunswick branches for over 30 years. His paintings and sculptures have been exhibited worldwide including solo shows in London, England and Florence, Italy. Locally, his works are on exhibit at the New Jersey State Aquarium, as well as in Mt. Holly, Camden, Willingboro and Atlantic City New Jersey.

Elizabeth Anderson

Elizabeth Anderson, former curator of education at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, earned a master’s in art history at the University of Pennsylvania. She was associated with the Philadelphia Museum of Art from 1965 until her retirement in 2005, and during that time, presented numerous lecture series on art history, as well as gallery talks on specific objects in the museum’s collections. In addition to her activities at the museum, Elizabeth taught at LaSalle University, Drexel University, Rosemont College and St. Joseph’s University. She continues to be a guest lecturer at both the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Princeton University. Elizabeth is a former secretary of the Philadelphia chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians and the Museum Council of Philadelphia; a member of the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society and The Athenaeum of Philadelphia. She is currently a trustee of The Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks.

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Group Leaders make sure your program runs smoothly and are attuned to the needs of Road Scholar participants. These Group Leaders are participating on at least one day of one date of this program.
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Tish Byrne

An artist and historian, Tish Byrne is passionate about all aspects of her native city and its environment after having lived in and led explorations at the Physick House, which belongs to Philadelphia Landmarks. She is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts later becoming an administrative assistant to the Director of the school. Presently, she leads excursions for the mural arts program, is a docent at Historic Christ Church and leads explorations of Philadelphia landmarks.

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4 nights of accommodations
8 meals: 4 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips
1 Performances

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