Join Dr. William Keyse Rudolph – Chief Curator and the Marie and Hugh Halff Curator of American and European Art at the San Antonio Museum of Art– and Tour Manager James McDonaugh – an Oxford University and Courtauld Courtauld-educated art historian – for an unforgetable unforgettable week discovering the Hidden Treasures of Ireland. Enjoy behind-the-scenes tours, after-hours access, and specially curated visits to some of the most famous sites throughout the Irish countryside.

  • Enjoy curator-led tours of major museums in Dublin

  • Visit some of Ireland’s greatest houses and gardens – most visits will be done privately and you have the opportunity to meet the owners, some of whom are the same families who built the houses

  • Visit houses and gardens not open to the public

  • Enjoy private dinners and lunches in these houses

  • Enjoy magnificent Irish decorative art and architecture

  • Experience the spectacular landscapes of Ireland

  • Enjoy the company of top experts

  • The accompaniment and services of:

    • Dr. William Keyse Rudolph – Chief Curator and the Marie and Hugh Halff Curator of American and European Art

    • James McDonaugh – Tour Manager and an Oxford University and Courtauld-educated art historian

  • The services of a local expert guide with superb knowledge

  • Luxury transport as per the itinerary

  • Special behind-the-scenes visit to silver collections at the Museum of Ireland with a curator-led tour

  • 5 dinners – all three courses, wine, water and coffee

  • 6 lunches – all three courses, wine, water and coffee

  • All costs of tickets for any visits as per the itinerary

  • A host of visits to some of Ireland’s greatest private houses including:

    • Newbridge House (dinner)

    • Castletown House

    • Lodge Park (lunch)

    • Home of W.B. Yeats

    • Leixlip Castle

    • Dangan Cottage (lunch)

    • Curraghmore House (lunch)

    • Bishop’s Palace

    • Tourin House

phone: 512.472.6764  |  fax:  512.420.0757  |  email:  gay@gaygillen.com

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