This trip was voted as one of Harford's best, so if you've never taken this tour, don't miss the opportunity. Grounds for Sculpture is an amazing outdoor sculpture garden comprised of over two hundred and forty large-scale contemporary sculptures. It includes works by Johnson, as well as renowned and emerging American and international artists. You will have a guided tour (about an hour) and then have ample time to explore on your own. Lunch, on your own, is available at the cafe or at Rat's Restaurant (reservations highly recommended). Wear your walking shoes and dress for the weather. Course fee includes admission to the grounds, guided tour, transportation, and academic escort.
By 1910, Harlem consisted of the third largest Jewish population in the world, with Warsaw being the first and the Lower East Side being the second. Together we’ll explore it’s rich history and what remains of it today. Stops include Old Broadway Synagogue /Circa 1911 the last mainstream synagogue still operating from the early 1900’s; Temple Ansche Chesed (now on 100th and West End Avenue /Mount Neboh Baptist Church); Congregation Ohab Zedek Synagogue /Baptist Temple Church; Temple Israel /(East 75th Street NYC/Mount Olivet); The Commandment Keepers /A practicing set of Black Jews thought to be one of the Lost Tribes of Israel; Harlem Bazaar; and The Lenox Lounge /1939. A tour of The Studio Art Museum of Harlem is also planned.
From the time of William Penn through the turn of the 20th century, many of Philadelphia’s first families built their country estates on the banks of the Delaware River. By river barge or carriage they came to escape the heat of summers in the city, and it was here that they entertained some of the foremost figures in the history of our nation. Enjoy a visit to the country estates of Andalusia, Glen Foerd, and Pennsbury Manor along the banks of the Delaware River where you will explore three centuries of gracious living in Bucks County. A late lunch (1:30) is included at King George’s Inn. This tour includes stairs and a good amount of walking. Houses are not heated, so dress for the weather.
Celebrate 125 years of the New York Botanical Garden. This iconic living museum is a National Historic Landmark, with over 250 acres that support over one million living plants in extensive collections. Enjoy a guided walking tour that highlights the seansonal plants, a tram tour to experience even more of the garden, and time to explore on your own. Lunch (on your own) is available in the Garden.
Course Fee: $25
Material Fee: $84
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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