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Spanish Art: From the Golden Age to Gaudi and Beyond

Program No. 3328RJ
Revel in traditions of art as you enjoy lectures on the Spanish Masters and Gaudi, visit iconic museums and set out on expert-led walks to the cathedrals and monuments of Spain today.

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PRICES
Filling Fast!
Sep 18 - Oct 4, 2024
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6,249
Sep 25 - Oct 11, 2024
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6,249
Oct 16 - Nov 1, 2024
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6,249
Filling Fast!
Mar 19 - Apr 4, 2025
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6,659
Filling Fast!
Apr 30 - May 16, 2025
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6,659
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6,659
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Sep 24 - Oct 10, 2025
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Oct 15 - Oct 31, 2025
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6,659

At a Glance

From creative giants such as Velázquez, El Greco and Goya in the “Golden Age” to the 20th-century masters Picasso, Miró, Dalí and, more recently, Tàpies and Barcelo -- the vitality and diversity of Spanish artists have influenced artistic expression the world over. Journey from the Prado in Madrid to the Guggenheim in Bilbao to experience the full spectrum and rich heritage of Spain’s master artists.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Participants should be able to walk approximately two miles a day and stand for at least one hour at a time. Cobblestones, steep slopes and other uneven ground. Some stairs without railings.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

What You'll Learn

  • Connect the lives, works and schools of Velazquez, Goya and El Greco to modern masters Picasso, Miró and Dalí.
  • Visit the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao designed by world-famous architect Frank Gehry.
  • Enjoy a private performance with members of a Catalonian medieval folklore group in Barcelona.
Featured Expert
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Cecilia Ceriani
Cecilia Ceriani has been an art teacher and critic for nearly three decades. She holds degrees in art history and English philology from the Complutense University of Madrid. Cecilia spent four years in South America as an art critic and book reviewer for newspapers in Montevideo and Buenos Aires before returning to her native Spain in 1986. Since then she has been lecturing on Road Scholar programs and at the U.S. Cultural Center in Madrid and writing for respected Spanish publications.

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

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Cecilia Ceriani has been an art teacher and critic for nearly three decades. She holds degrees in art history and English philology from the Complutense University of Madrid. Cecilia spent four years in South America as an art critic and book reviewer for newspapers in Montevideo and Buenos Aires before returning to her native Spain in 1986. Since then she has been lecturing on Road Scholar programs and at the U.S. Cultural Center in Madrid and writing for respected Spanish publications.
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Silvia Riera View biography
Silvia Riera was born and raised in Barcelona, where she developed her passion for arts and the Catalan culture. In addition to Spanish and her native tongue, Catalan, Silvia is fluent in French, Italian, English and Portuguese. Silvia has lectured about modernism and Gaudi since 1988. Beyond arts, Silvia is — like most Barcelonians — a big fan of FC Barcelona, the world-renowned soccer team.
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Cecilia Ceriani View biography
Cecilia Ceriani has been an art teacher and critic for nearly three decades. She holds degrees in art history and English philology from the Complutense University of Madrid. Cecilia spent four years in South America as an art critic and book reviewer for newspapers in Montevideo and Buenos Aires before returning to her native Spain in 1986. Since then she has been lecturing on Road Scholar programs and at the U.S. Cultural Center in Madrid and writing for respected Spanish publications.
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Clarisa Gonzalez Ortiz View biography
Clarisa Gonzalez Ortiz believes educational travel as therapy and change is a fundamental part of life. She works for personal wellbeing through travel via the study of languages, Gestalt therapy, and animal assisted therapy. Clarisa is a tourism and travel expert, official guide of the Balearic islands, therapist, and pet therapist. Her hobbies include reading, sailing, and music.
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