olli travel barnes art program

Discover world-renowned collections of art.

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A World of Art: The Barnes Foundation, Mural & More

OLLI at UAH members - pack your bags and get ready to experience art in Philadelphia, PA, Monday, May 21 - Friday, May 26, 2023.

Road Scholar Presents: Program # 23179 – A World of Art: The Barnes Foundation, Murals & More

Program Summary:

Philadelphia is home to some of America’s finest art, found in the world-renowned museums and on urban walls across the city. Exceptional collections span the breadth of artistic history from Impressionism to present-day works and beyond. Get an in-depth view of this extraordinary world of art as you go behind the scenes with local art experts, and go on a Philadelphia field trip to explore the street art of the “unofficial mural capital of the world.”

Program Highlights:
  • Discover world-renowned collections of art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the Barnes Foundation and the studio and museum of the Wyeth Family in The Brandywine Valley.
  • Explore “Grounds for Sculpture,” a 42-acre sculpture park, with a professional sculptor and view impressionist Paintings as posed in “Plein Air.”
  • Join a local art expert on a street-art excursion around Philadelphia to learn about the transformative power of public murals from the canvas to the urban wall.
olli travel barnesartprogram exampleProgram Prices:
  • Double Occupancy: $2,099
  • Single Occupancy: $2,729
Program Price Includes:
  • 5 nights of accommodations
  • 11 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
  • 8 field trips
  • Group travel and transfers throughout the program
  • A Group Leader to accompany you throughout the program to handle all logistics
  • Customary gratuities, taxes and destination fees
  • Road Scholar Assurance Plan which provides 24-hour assistance in the event of an emergency during your program and insurance for emergency medical evacuation


Located in the heart of Philadelphia's arts district along the Avenue of the Arts, just across from the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, the Academy of Music, and Merriam and Wilma Theaters.
Activity Level:
  • On Your Feet – Walking up to 2 miles.
Contact OLLI.info@uah.edu to obtain registration details. OLLI at UAH membership required in order to participate.