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Travel the world with Carnegie Museums!

A trip with Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is a trip you won't soon forget. Our own museum directors, curators, and invited guides serve as your special hosts on exclusive excursions around the world. And Carnegie Museum travelers always dine and lodge in luxury, while experiencing their destinations through one-of-a-kind guided tours, visits to private homes, behind-the-scenes tours of museums and historical monuments, and adventures through ancient cities.

Whether it’s a weekend in Philadelphia or a week in Venice, a trip with the Carnegie Museums Travel Program provides opportunities for memorable discovery rarely found in conventional travel. Consider a trip today. (Note: Carnegie Patrons Circle members receive first opportunities to make reservations through the Travel Program. Email invitations are sent by donor/member level until a trip is filled, and membership is required to participate in a museum trip. Non-members: Become a Patron, Donor, or member today.)


2017 Trips


The Netherlands: Old Masters to Modern Masters with Rachel Delphia, Carnegie Museum of Art Curator of Decorative Arts & Design

October 7-15, 2017

Explore groundbreaking architecture and artistic masterpieces in one of the most unexpectedly magnificent places in the world: The Netherlands. See the true marvels of The Netherlands through the eyes of renowned experts. Headquartered at a 5-star hotel in the heart of Amsterdam minutes away from museums, preview design exhibitions and stroll through centuries of artistic achievements. Delve into the stunning artwork of the old Dutch Masters and discover the innovative creations of contemporary artists. Privately tour the Palace Het Loo. Get up close and personal with the evolution of Dutch art and industrial design, from the Golden Age to the transformative De Stijl (Dutch for ‘The Style’). Have lunch at the historic Peace Palace and unearth Andrew Carnegie’s special connection. Carnegie Museum of Art’s very own Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, Rachel Delphia, will accompany travelers on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure through time and human ingenuity.

Land arrangements from $8,299/person double occupancy



Shuffle Off to Buffalo with Raymund Ryan, Curator of Architecture at Carnegie Museum of Art

Main: November 1-3, 2017

Journey to Buffalo, New York with Raymund Ryan, Curator of The Heinz Architectural Center. Once an industrial hub, the city of Buffalo has lovingly maintained its rich history and culture. While some early 20th-century masterworks have been lost to time, Buffalo has painstakingly restored its buildings, and the city’s skyline reads like a textbook from an architectural master class. Home to the recognized works of the Trinity of American Architecture: Henry Hobson Richardson, Louis Henry Sullivan, and Frank Lloyd Wright; Buffalo is an architecture lover’s dream. Discover this vibrant city that is sure to impress.
Discover this vibrant city that is sure to impress with visits to the Richardson Olmstead Campus, Darwin Martin House, Guaranty Building, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, and the Burchfield Penney Art Center. Our home away from home will be at Hotel Henry. Located on the Richardson Olmstead Campus, Hotel Henry is a former asylum and is the first phase of redevelopment of the campus. The unique hotel space invites guests to explore and take in the special character of this masterpiece building, stylishly renovated by New York architect, Deborah Berke. Join us as we shuffle off to Buffalo!

Land arrangements from $1,399/person double ; Early booking discount of $200/person by July 31




The Warhol in Spain: Malaga, Madrid, and Santander with Bilbao with Patrick Moore, Director, The Andy Warhol Museum

Main: May 28-June 5, 2018
Fly on May 27 & arrive May 28
Optional Postlude to Barcelona: June 5-7, 2018

Join Patrick Moore, Director of The Andy Warhol Museum, on an exciting journey to exotic Spain for The Warhol’s private opening exhibition party at Museo Picasso in Málaga. Be welcomed by the museum’s leadership and representatives of the Picasso family, and spend the evening celebrating Andy Warhol’s work in the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
On this extraordinary trip, travelers will also visit the historic cities of Madrid and Santander, as well as the Basque Country gem of Bilbao. Visit world-class museums, centuries-old fortresses, architectural masterpieces, and private collections. Discover sun-soaked beaches, ancient cities, and unforgettable cuisine. Experience the “real Spain” with special initiations to private residences and enjoy an evening with Patrick and Joaquin at their home in the Santander countryside.

Land arrangements for Main Trip from $7,999/person double occupancy; Optional Postlude to Barcelona from $2,999.


Stay tuned for more 2018 trips including Sicily, Scotland, Iceland, and domestic locations!


To request further information, please call Barbara Tucker at 412.578.2618 or travel@carnegiemuseums.org.