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Tom Abbott

BA, MA

"Tom Abbott is the GOLD standard that all tour leaders should aspire to. He is the perfect guide, exuding genuine passion and unbelievable knowledge of his chosen subject, plus warmth and genuine kindness towards his group"

"Tom Abbott was exceptional"

 

- Recent ACE travellers on tours led by Tom Abbott

Biography



Tom Abbott BA (Carleton College, USA) MA (Technical University Berlin) is an independent art and architectural historian associated with the Foundation of Prussian Palaces and Gardens. A resident of Berlin for over thirty years, he is a proficient lecturer and tour leader, with extensive experience directing cultural and art tours in Europe, to destinations including Germany, France, Italy, and Poland, for groups including the Arts Society (formerly NADFAS), the Victorian Society, and various universities. Tom has also studied at the Louvre School of Art History in Paris. His expertise concerning art and architecture ranges from the medieval to the current, and is highlighted in his knowledge and fascination with the Baroque and Rococo, the Romantic Movement, garden history and the musical heritage of Germany, as well as all aspects of European modern and contemporary art, architecture and history.

Tom-Abbott Art and architectural historian Tom Abbott

Tours with Tom Abbott

Art in Berlin
Art in Berlin | April 2024
8th Apr - 14th Apr 2024Tour Director: Tom Abbott£2995

Venice: The Triumph of Light & Colour (First departure)
Venice: The Triumph of Light & Colour (First departure) | March 2024
5th Mar - 11th Mar 2024Tour Director: Tom Abbott£2895

Venice: The Triumph of Light & Colour (second departure)
Venice: The Triumph of Light & Colour (second departure) | February 2024
27th Feb - 4th Mar 2024Tour Director: Tom Abbott£2895

The Hanseatic League
The Hanseatic League | July 2024
17th Jul - 25th Jul 2024Tour Director: Tom Abbott£3875

Caspar David Friedrich at 250: The Age of Romanticism
Caspar David Friedrich at 250: The Age of Romanticism | September 2024
7th Sep - 13th Sep 2024Tour Director: Tom Abbott£2995

Venice: The Triumph of Light & Colour (First departure)
Venice: The Triumph of Light & Colour (First departure) | February 2025
4th Feb - 10th Feb 2025Tour Director: Tom Abbott£2995

Venice: The Triumph of Light & Colour (Second departure)
Venice: The Triumph of Light & Colour (Second departure) | November 2025
11th Nov - 17th Nov 2025Tour Director: Tom Abbott£2995

Art Treasures of Berlin: Historical Riches
Art Treasures of Berlin: Historical Riches | April 2025
7th Apr - 13th Apr 2025Tour Director: Tom Abbott£3295

Art Treasures of Berlin: The Modern & Contemporary
Art Treasures of Berlin: The Modern & Contemporary | September 2025
29th Sep - 5th Oct 2025Tour Director: Tom Abbott£3125

Prague & the Vltava Cruise: A Symphony of History & Music
Prague & the Vltava Cruise: A Symphony of History & Music | September 2025
17th Sep - 25th Sep 2025Tour Director: Tom Abbott£4795

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