The Arts in California: Pageant of the Masters and Hollywood Bowl
Experience Southern California through its art, theater and local landmarks. Stay aboard the historic Queen Mary, and enjoy live performances under the stars.
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Program No. 22797RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Southern California calls you to experience the sights and sounds of summer under the stars. Spend a week exploring Southern California through local landmarks, museums and amphitheaters. See live performances, study a variety of art from European paintings to American photography and contemporary pieces and explore the magical land of Hollywood on foot. Experience the legendary Queen Mary as a guest in her quarters, and learn about her illustrious career from elegant art-deco ocean liner to World War II troopship and now a hotel.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking for over an hour at a time through museums and cities.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy a live performance under the stars at the Hollywood Bowl, the largest natural amphitheater in the country.
  • Go behind the scenes at the Pageant of the Masters, a unique event that has recreated famous art works using real people since 1932, and see the spectacle on the amphitheater stage.
  • Study a variety of art at The Getty Center and be among the first to visit L.A.’s newest art museum—The Broad.
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John Daugherty
John Daugherty has keen insight into Los Angeles’ architectural, historic, educational and residential treasures. Born and raised in L.A., John has earned great popularity for his “Spectacular Downtown L.A.” walking explorations. He has been involved in a large number of volunteer activities in his many years with the L.A. Conservancy. John enjoys bike riding, meeting people, traveling, and speaking French — which he does fluently.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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John Callahan
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