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Road Scholar has thousands of educational adventures to choose from. A good way to narrow down our list is to browse our collection of "Most Popular" programs.
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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.
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.

Annie Morse

Annie Morse is a senior lecturer in museum education and liaison to the academic community at the Chicago Art Institute. An adjunct lecturer since 1996, she joined the Department of Museum Education in 2005. Annie works with museum education summer interns, coordinates the annual graduate student Seminar, and curates the Art Institute's Chicago-area artist lecture series. She is also an independent curator who has worked with the Contemporary Arts Council and the Hyde Park Art Center.

Dr. Margaret Farr

Dr. Margaret Farr earned her Ph.D. in art history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she specialized in 19th-century French art. A senior lecturer in the Art Institute’s Department of Museum Education, Dr. Farr previously worked as the assistant director of education at the Museum of Contemporary Art. She has also worked as a freelance lecturer, editor and evaluator.

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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.
Please note that changes may occur.

Lucas Livingston

Lucas Livingston is assistant director, senior programs at the Art Institute of Chicago and directs all Road Scholar programs at the museum. He received his bachelor’s from Notre Dame in ancient civilization and German, his master’s from the University of Chicago’s Committee on the Ancient Mediterranean World and has also studied at Universität Innsbruck and the American University in Cairo. Lucas’s previous roles at the Art Institute were in the Ancient Art Department and Asian Art.

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5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips


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