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The Sanssouci Palace is the former summer palace of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, and is considered the German rival to Versailles in France

The Art & Architecture of Berlin, Potsdam, & Dresden Germany
Tuesday, May 12 – Friday, May 22, 2015

Join New Britain Museum of American Art Director, Dr. Douglas Hyland, when he travels to the heart of continental Europe, with a small group of 25 participants, to three of the most beautiful cities in the world; Berlin, Potsdam, and Dresden. All are steeped in Germanic culture and history, famous for fine food, renowned for beer and wine and filled with great art and architecture. Berlin and Dresden are both leading locals of the art world today. Included in the tour is comprehensive sightseeing in each city, and free time to explore at your leisure and on your own.

In Berlin, visit the Charlottenburg Palace and Park and tour the Berggruen, Sammlung Scharf-Gerstenberg, Gemaldegalerie, Hamburger Bahnhof, and Alte and Neus Museums.

In Potsdam, wander through the famous Sanssouci Palace and Gardens.

In Dresden, visit the magnificent Royal Palace and view the amazing works on display in the Green Vaults. Marvel at the splendor of the Semper Opera House, and tour the Old Masters Museum and the New Masters Gallery.

The sheer abundance and splendor of the art, architecture, and other cultural treasures contained in these ancient cities will take your breath away.


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Domestic Tours:

Bronx, New York
Frida Kahlo’s Garden & Bronx Museum of the Arts
Thursday, June 11, 2015

Don’t miss this New York Botanical garden special exhibit! Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life at the New York Botanical Garden will focus on the artist’s engagement with nature in her native country of Mexico and a stop at The Bronx Museum of the Arts will round out the day.

Trip departs the NBMAA at 8:30 a.m. and returns for 6:00 p.m.
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Reservations can be made with Friendship Tours at (800) 243-1630.

$79 per person Members
$89 per person non-Members


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