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Art History: A Transatlantic Voyage on Queen Mary 2

Program No. 24970RJ
Say “ahoy” to an immersive art history experience — experience the Louvre, Giverny and more before setting sail across the Atlantic on Queen Mary 2!

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At a Glance

Van Gogh, Monet, Dufy — explore some of the most famed artist and art galleries in the world, then continue learning on a transatlantic voyage on Queen Mary 2! Immerse yourself in art history with visits to the home and gardens of Monet in Giverny and iconic galleries and museums, including the Louvre, Muse’e d’Orsay and Rouen Museum of Fine Arts. Follow this firsthand experience with lectures and continued learning on Queen Mary 2, as well as enjoying onboard activities with your fellow Road Scholars. Set sail for an education in art history all across the Atlantic!
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking 2-3 miles daily on field trips; paved streets with some cobblestones, gravel paths and grass lawns. Extent of walking and other activities aboard ship according to personal preference.

What You'll Learn

  • Learn from experts on board Queen Mary 2 as they share their insight into art history.
  • Visit Claude Monet’s garden at Giverny, where the famed impressionist lived and painted in his later years.
  • Explore the Museum of Fine Arts in Rouen, home to works by Rubens, Caravaggio, Degas and more.
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