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6 Days | 5 Nights
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.


These instructors are participating on at least one day of one date of this program.
Please note that changes may occur.

Deborah Rubin

Deborah Rubin is an accomplished watercolor and drawing artist who has had many solo exhibitions at galleries throughout the country, including the R. Michelson Galleries in Northampton, Mass. and the Museum of Fine Arts in Springfield, Md. She has been involved in selected juried exhibitions from the New England Water Color Society in Gloucester, Mass., the National Academy of Design in New York City and the Milwaukee Are Museum. Deborah also has many permanent collections in galleries, schools and businesses across the East Coast. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois, and did graduate study in painting at the University of Minnesota.

Mrs. Louise Minks

Louise Minks is a professional artist, writer and historian. She is an elected member of the National Association of Women Artists and the author of "The Hudson River School," America's first landscape painters. Louise was awarded a painting residency at the Wurlitzer Foundation in Taos, N.M., and is an artist-in-residence at the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, as well as at Memorial Hall Museum in Deerfield, Mass. She owns a gallery and studio in Montague, Mass.

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at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
9 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances


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