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Art Collections in Lille & Lens

16 May — 19 May 2017 | Tour Director: Patrick Bade

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Tour Director

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Patrick Bade

Art historian and lecturer for the University of Glasgow MA programme

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Itinerary

Day

1

Depart St Pancras 1058 on Eurostar, arriving Lille 1326. Visit LaM Musée d’Art Moderne for guided tour of collections (featuring Picasso, Braque, Modigliani and Miró). Transfer to Hotel Carlton for three nights. Introductory lecture: Art in Lille.

Day

2

Morning lecture: Art Nouveau & Art Deco followed by visit to Palais des Beaux-Arts (Goya, Donatello, Rubens, van Dyck). Afternoon excursion to Roubaix for Musée de la Piscine. Return via the Villa Cavrois (modernist mansion built in 1932 by Robert Mallet-Stevens, recently fully restored). Free evening.

Day

3

Morning lecture: Le Nain Brothers followed by whole-day excursion to Louvre-Lens for guided tour of the semi-permanent collection and the temporary exhibition Le Nain Brothers. Return to Lille for optional visit to Hospice Comtesse.

Day

4

Some free time. Depart Lille 1330, arriving St Pancras 1405.

Tour Dates

16 May — 19 May 2017

Days

4

Cost

£1095

Tour Code

LILE-17

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Cost includes:

rreturn travel, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, one lunch, two dinners with wine, water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included:

travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £145.

 
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