Getaway to L.A. with Nigel McGilchrist

Join SBMA and Nigel McGilchrist on a special overnight trip to Los Angeles for a small group of Museum friends. Head south in our private coach to the Getty Villa, where Nigel will lead us through the exhibition “The Classical World in Context, PALMYRA, Loss & Remembrance," and “Underworld, Imagining the Afterlife." Enjoy refreshments and a tour of a private collection of Californian contemporary art at the home of Jane and Ken Anderson in the Pacific Palisades.
Spend the night in Shutters on the Beacha luxury Santa Monica beach hotel, set on a pristine stretch of coastline, that blends modern comfort with the ambiance of a classic SoCal retreat, which Condé Nast Traveler calls a “beachfront icon with an enviable art collection.”
The next morning, visit the L.A. Louver Gallery, considered by many to be L.A.’s top contemporary gallery, to receive a private tour of their exhibition of worksby renowned LA artist David Hockney. End the tour with a visit to the Getty Center for lunch and a tour of two exhibitions: “Artful Words: Calligraphy in Illuminated Manuscripts” and “Pontormo: Miraculous Encounters”.

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Nigel McGilchrist

Nigel McGilchrist is SBMA travelers’ favorite study leader. His ability to interpret and disseminate information spellbinds and fascinates his fans.

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