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6 Days | 5 Nights
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.
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Under the direction of esteemed artist and instructor Mary Blumberg, work en plein air at Sotterley Plantation, Annmarie Sculpture Garden, the Cove Point Lighthouse and other historic and distinctive locations near your base at the award-winning Calvert Marine Museum in southern Maryland. In addition to technical instruction provided by Mary Blumberg, you will also enjoy talks with a local gallery owner and an art curator about how to market your work to prospective buyers.


• Explore the beautiful Patuxent River on a study cruise aboard the historic Chesapeake Bay buyboat William B. Tennison.
• Walk through the slave cabin at Sotterley Plantation with narration by a curator whose research has revealed new information about the cabin’s occupants during the War of 1812.
• Speak with and review the work of Karen Quam Russell, an artist known for her watercolor work.

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Program includes free access to the Calvert Marine Museum throughout the program.

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Moderate walking on uneven ground; climbing some stairs; getting in and out of boat.

Coordinated by the Calvert Marine Museum.

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5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
7 Hands-on experiences
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