Trips/Travel

When:
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Join the SAA to travel to New Orleans to view Asian art treasures in special exhibitions at the New Orleans Museum of Art and in an outstanding private collection.
When:
Monday, May 16, 2022
Join the Society for Asian Art for five nights and four days exploring Asian art in the Detroit area. We will enjoy private curator-led tours of stunning, world class Asian art at the Detroit Institute of Arts and the University of Michigan Museum of Art in Ann Arbor. Our trip will also include visits to two renowned private collections, one in Detroit and one in Ann Arbor, as well as a visit to the Detroit studio of contemporary artist Neha Vedpathak, a rising star on the art scene.
When:
Thursday, May 26, 2022
Due to the COVID-19 situation, this trip has now been rescheduled to May 25 - June 6, 2022. There is one space remaining on this trip. If you are interested, please email Travel Committee Chair, Marsha Vargas Handley, with any questions. Thank you.
When:
Saturday, July 2, 2022
Instructor:
Uranchimeg Tsultem
The Society for Asian Art’s 14 day trip, MONGOLIA UNVEILED, with an optional 4-night pre-trip to the Gobi Desert, will delve into the rich cultural and natural heritage of Mongolia. Our scholar/trip leader will be Dr. Uranchimeg (Oma) Tsultem. She is currently the Edgar and Dorothy Fehnel Chair in International Studies, Herron School of Art + Design at Indiana University- Purdue University Indianapolis. Dr. Tsultem has had a long curatorial career exhibiting Mongolian art internationally since 1997, including the Venice Biennale and the Shanghai Biennale.
When:
Friday, October 21, 2022

Save the Date!
Oman and the Gulf States
October 21 - November 4, 2022


Join the SAA for an unforgettable opportunity to explore the Sultanate of Oman, truly one of the “hidden” gems of the Arabian Peninsula!

We will tour Oman’s fascinating archaeological and historic sites; learn about its age-old falaj irrigation system; travel across breath-taking scenery as we traverse the Al-Hajar Mountains in 4x4 vehicles; and make a pilgrimage to the tropical city of Salalah, on the Arabian Sea, gateway to the source of the Frankincense traded from Oman since time immemorial. Finally, time spent in...

When:
Monday, October 31, 2022

Due to COVID travel restrictions, this trip has been postponed to October 2022. This trip will be offered again once the new dates have been determined. The tour operator, ARTful Catalyst TMG is not accepting reservations for this trip at this time.
 

Plan to join the SAA to travel to Korea to visit various art venues and important contemporary art institutions with special access granted specifically for SAA members. The Asian Art Museum’s Department Head and Associate Curator of Korean Art, Hyonjeong (HJ) Kim Han, will lead this trip. Please click on the trip flyer/reservation...

When:
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Instructor:
Julian Brown
The Society for Asian Art is excited to offer our members the unique opportunity to travel to Indochina with Dr. Julian Brown and with an itinerary put together by the premiere travel agency, Conley & Silvers.

Upcoming Trips


Oct. 21 - Nov. 4, 2022 Oman, Doha & Abu Dhabi - A Cultural Odyssey to the Middle East
This trip will open for registration on January 10, 2022. Check back for details then.

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