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Santa Fe Itinerary (SOLD OUT)


Wednesday, September 20

Our Hotel is The Inn and Spa at Loretto (

5:30            Owings Gallery

6:30            Dinner


Thursday, September 21

  9:00          Private collection—Irene and Kevin Rowe

11:00          Wheelwright Museum with Jonathan Batkin, Director

12:30          Lunch at the Museum Hill Café

  2:00          Optional Tour of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and/or International Folk Art Museum

  5:00          Private Southwest Collection

                   Wine at the Vitoria Addison Gallery

  7:30          Dinner


Friday, September 22

  9:00          O’Keeffe Museum docent tour

10:00 to 12:00 free time

12:00          Lunch

  2:00          Dessert at the Zaplin Lampert Gallery

  4:00          Morningstar Gallery

  5:00          Nedra Matteucci Gallery

  7:30          Dinner


Saturday, September 23



The day will include visits to:  Couse House and Sharp Studio; Taos Art Museum, former home of Nicolai Fechin; Harwood Museum; a photo-op at the Rancho de Taos historic church


Dinner at our hotel


Sunday, September 24

Bus leaves for Albuquerque airport in time for 11:35 and 12:08 flights to LAX or the 12:25 flight to John Wayne Airport via Phoenix


Cost Per Person =   $1,550.00 (Sold Out)


Includes all expenses except all airfare and transportation from the hotel to Albuquerque.  I will provide information about shuttle service from Albuquerque to the hotel, but you will have to make your own arrangements to arrive at the hotel.  There are direct flights to Santa Fe, but I am told that they are not reliable.



Events in 2017 (so far):


Pasadena (July)

The Golden Twenties: Portraits and Figure Paintings by Joseph Kleitsch at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, with a personal tour by the exhibit curator, Pat Trenton, and the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, lunch and a tour of the American Wing at the Huntington Library and Gardens.


A Weekend in Palm Desert (February)

The weekend included a welcome reception at the Heather James Gallery, a visit to several local collections, and a farewell breakfast at a private home which had a fine collection of California art.  A great time was had by all.


In May, we visited the home of Bill Selman in Laguna Beach, as well as toured the beautiful home and collection of Simon Chiu in Newport Beach.


Our Annual Meeting was held at Five Crowns resaurant in Corona del Mar in June, accompanied by a lecture by Scot Levitt, Director of Fine Arts at Bonham's in Los Angeles.



Events in 2016:

In March, we visited the Alexander and Waite collections in Pasadena, and enjoyed a fine lunch at the Green Street Tavern.

In June, we held our Annual Meeting at the Newport Harbor Yacht Club, which included a lecture by noted curator and author, Gordon McClelland.

In October, we enjoyed lunch and the private collection at the home of Beverly and Ray Redfern.  Later, we were fortunate to have a private tour of the Phillips Collection at Orange County Museum of Art, led by museum director, Todd Smith.

Our annual Holiday party in December was hosted by Nadine and Bob Hall along the route of the Newport Boat Parade.  Thank you, Nadine and Bob!