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Curated Culture: Exclusive Art & Design Excursions

Artisans of Leisure provides access to the world's best art, architecture and design

Luxury tour operator Artisans of Leisure caters to affluent travelers who seek enriching, one-of-a-kind cultural experiences unique to each destination. These travelers often approach their journeys as collectors and connoisseurs; travel is a way for them to acquire rare experiences, such as seeing exceptional works of art, architecture and design. Responding to client demand, Artisans of Leisure has introduced an exciting new range of private excursions that focus on the best art and design of the last 150 years, from tours of Arts & Crafts homes in London to meeting contemporary art curators in Japan.

“Our travel specialists have a lifelong commitment to art, design and travel. They are passionate, dedicated travelers, and they have worked in art journalism, art galleries and auction houses around the world,” says Ashley Isaacs Ganz, president of Artisans of Leisure. “Our clients appreciate that we share their interests, that we've been to these places, and that we can provide them with privileged access,” says Ganz. “They also choose us because we have an unrivalled ability to customize tours that combine art and design-focused touring with more general cultural touring and other activities.”

Artisans of Leisure's art and design excursions are suitable for everyone from serious art collectors to families with young children. Private and tailored to the interests of each traveler, the excursions can be incorporated into any Artisans of Leisure tour, generally at no additional cost.

Art, Design and Architecture excursions include:

Artisans of Leisure art and design excursions facilitate travelers' experiences in several important ways:

In addition to these excursions, Artisans of Leisure also arranges more extensive art and design tours, including Contemporary Art of Japan, Contemporary Art of China and Culinary & Art Tour of Spain.

All Artisans of Leisure tours include comprehensive sightseeing with expert private guides and drivers, carefully selected rooms in the finest luxury hotels in the world, internal transportation, restaurant and spa reservations, admission and performance fees, special amenities, access to Artisans of Leisure's extensive international network of associate offices, and more.

Artisans of Leisure is a luxury tour operator specializing in private, custom travel arrangements in international destinations.

For additional information and details about Artisans of Leisure tours, please call 800-214-8144 or 1-212-243-3239, or visit the company’s website www.artisansofleisure.com or blog www.artisansofleisuretraveler.com.