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The Grand Tour

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The Grand Tour

Saturday 10/6 from 9:00am to 12:30pm

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens

Back by popular demand!

Learn how English aristocrats of the 17th and 18th centuries spent months immersing themselves in the continent’s treasures. Hear how they returned home with art collections and with a new appreciation of cuisine. Prepare a feast suitable for an aristocrat. ($85 members; $100 non-members)


images: James Stopford, Pompeo Batoni, 1753, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.