Art & Society Tour
September 26 - September 29 ,2013
A Day with Monet
Day 1 - Thursday
Day 2 - Friday
After breakfast travel by ferry to MONA - the Museum of Old and New Art and enjoy a degustation lunch accompanied by matching wines at The Source Restaurant, the contemporary, glass-walled restaurant
on the estate, featuring the best produce from Tasmania’s finest boutique farms. Spend the rest of the evening at leisure.
Day 3 - Saturday
After breakfast join architectural historian Warwick Oakman for a tour of Hobart visiting early artists’ traditional vantage points such as Mt Nelson. Hear about the first professional artists in Hobart from the 1830s and visit the Lady Franklin Museum and Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts.
At the conclusion of the tour, there will be free time for a visit to the Tasmanian Museum of Art and Gallery, lunch (at own expense) and to wander around the famous Salamanca Markets where some of the best arts and crafts, food and flowers produced in Tasmania are displayed. Remainder of the afternoon will be spent at leisure.
Tonight attend a concert held at Epsom House, one of the oldest houses in Australia, located in the tiny town of Pontville. The owners, Jacqui and Geoff Robertson organize intimate concerts in the ballroom of their lovingly restored home.
Day 4 - Sunday
Tour arrangements conclude after breakfast. The staff at the Islington will assist you in organising the transfer to the airport.