Members’ Day Trip to Woodstock’s Arts Community

Wed, Oct 23 / 8 am–7:30 pm

Join us for a day of leaf peeping and artistic discovery in the heart of Hudson Valley’s artisans’ community. We’ll tour Woodstock’s historic Byrdcliffe Guild, lunch at Cucina, and visit the studios of artists Arlene Shechet, Julianne Swartz, and Ken Landauer. We hope you will join us. Full itinerary below!


8:00 am: Meet at the Museum at 2 Columbus Circle.

8:15 am: Travel via private motor coach to Woodstock’s historic Byrdcliffe Guild.

  • Guided walking tour of historic Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild arts colony, including White Pines, the original home of Byrdcliffe’s founders, Ralph and Jane Whitehead, to  see their early 20th century ceramics studio preserved in its original state. We will also visit the Barn and class studios, as well as the historic Theater.
  • Private prix-fixe lunch at charming Cucina.
  • Studio visit of artist Arlene Shechet.
  • Studios of artists Julianne Swartz and Ken Landauer

7:15 pm: Projected arrival back at 2 Columbus Circle. 

Space is extremely limited, reservations on a first come, first served basis. To register, please download the registration form here. A completed registration form and full payment must be received in advance of the trip by Friday, October 11, 2019.

RESERVATION AND ITINERARY POLICY: This trip may be limited to 20 participants, and reservations will be taken in order of receipt. The itinerary provided is provisional. In the event that any changes are made, be assured that the quality of the program will be maintained. The trip includes transportation via private coach; pickup and drop-off at MAD; curatorial comment; lunch; gratuities; administration costs; and tour preparation. We encourage you to wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the weather.

CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS: As space is limited, reservations will be honored in order of receipt of reservation form accompanied by complete payment. Cancellation must be received by October 11. After that date, the trip is 100% non-refundable. MAD reserves the right to cancel the trip if there are fewer than 10 participants or due to unforeseeable circumstances. Upon reservation, participants assume responsibility for their physical abilities to travel and must notify the Museum of any health or physical conditions and/or allergies (including dietary restrictions) that may hinder their ability to fully participate in this trip.

Please note that we cannot guarantee an exact return time to the Museum, due to the potential for traffic and unforeseen road conditions. All participants will return to MAD at 2 Columbus Circle. No stops will be made prior to arrival at the Museum.

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