Walk to Art is more than an exploration of art – it encompasses culture, food and adventure.
Walk to art is an intimate, behind the scenes tour that changes frequently, is highly researched and takes you to street art and art in artist-run spaces, quirky galleries and studios – all hidden in Melbourne’s unnamed buildings and laneways. You will walk and talk while learning about Melbourne’s remarkable art community.
If you are a group looking for a unique activity or an adventurer wanting to see a special side of Melbourne, then join the band of happy strollers! Read about our art tours and corporate art tours in Melbourne.
walk to art takes you to Venice (Italy) in 2011
Join this boutique tour with no more than 10 participants (for adults only)
Walk to art Venice is designed to encourage artistic and cultural development through discovery and exploration of La Biennale di Venezia – 54th International Art Exhibition.
Walk to art Venice explores ideas and issues on an international level, allowing you to be re-stimulated and re-energised visually. The Biennale is considered the most important and prestigious event on the international contemporary arts calendar, and the oldest and largest established biennale in the world.
Australia has been consistently represented in the Venice Biennale for more than 3 decades, through the financial support and management of the Australia Council.
In this special tour, we will cover Giardini della Biennale, Arsenale, pavilions and various locations hidden in opulent Venetian buildings.
Walk to art Venice “pack” includes the meeting spots and destinations for each day (the destinations will not be revealed upfront). Your guide, Bernadette Alibrando (who also conducts walk to art tours in Melbourne andNew York), will take you to quirky bars and local eateries, as well as areas around Venice.
Read about her visit to the 2009 Biennale in the walk to art blog.
Rest and relaxation – After days of visual art, the group will head to a quaint town named San Gimignano, located in Siena (Tuscany), for a little rest and relaxation. We will be treated to amazing food, cheese and wine.
What: A boutique tour with no more than 10 participants (for adults only)
When: Monday 10 October 2011 to Wednesday 19 October 2011 (9 nights)
Where: Venice (Monday 10 October to Sunday 16 October; 6 nights) and Tuscany (Sunday 16 October to Wednesday 19 October; 3 nights)
- 6-night accommodation at a 3-star hotel on Venice Island with breakfast
- 5-day Vaporetto Pass (travel pass)
- entry to the Biennale Giardini and Pavillons, Arsenale, Peggy Guggenheim museum, Palazzo Grassi
- 3-night farm stay accommodation in Tuscany with full board
- sector rail fare (2nd class) Venice–Florence
- return coach transfers Florence–farm stay accommodation–Florence
- cooking class during farm stay and art workshop.
Tour price: price per person twin share: $3,800; single supplement: $450 per person
Not included in the price: Meals other than those specified, items of a personal nature, airfares, airport levies and taxes, travel insurance
Reservations: Deposits are now being taken – please contact Bernadette: 0412 005 901 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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