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North America Arts & Crafts Tours Recognised Leading Providers of Arts & Crafts Tours - 2021

We’re not your average tour company. Unprecedented Access Enjoy opportunities to be welcomed into private homes, gardens, and collections rarely open to the public. Find yourself dining with your hosts and beautiful objects rarely seen up close. Personal Attention and Service You’ll be catered to from the moment you arrive in Britain to the moment you return to the airport for your flight home. You will travel around the country in a small luxury coach, staying at lavish country manors, and having delightful meals often with your host and guides. Knowledageable Experts Along with your Tour Leader, each tour has a wide range of experts – scholars, curators, historians, artists, and writers – who are your guides, lecturers, companions and dinner partners. Examine The Roots of The Movement Whether you have an interest in learning about the Arts and Crafts Movement or have a desire to see some of the most fascinating places, people, and artifacts of the era, join us on one or more of our upcoming tours and immerse yourself in history. Traveling in small groups throughout the United Kingdom, as well as Europe to see some of the most fascinating places, people, and artifacts of the era.

Elaine Hirschl Ellis, President Ms. Ellis founded Arts & Crafts Tours in 1992 to examine the roots of the Arts & Crafts Movement where they began, in Britain. Her international associations have ensured that every tour – whether for an organization, group of friends, or especially planned individual travel itinerary – will be a unique, educational, and fun experience and they have earned the company high praise in this specialized field. Gail Anderson Ettinger, Program Director Prior to joining Arts & Crafts Tours, Ms. Ettinger was Manager of Meetings and Tours for the Society of Architectural Historians in Chicago, and among a number of programs, she was responsible for managing the Society’s annual meeting. This four-day event offered at least a dozen tours of the host city relating to historic and contemporary architecture. Additionally, Ms. Ettinger worked with architectural scholars and travel professionals on the Society’s extensive domestic and international travel program. Peyton Skipwith, Associate Director Peyton Skipwith is a leading authority on British arts, both fine and decorative, of the 1870-1940 period. He retired in 2005 as Deputy Managing Director of The Fine Art Society in New Bond Street, where he had worked for forty-four years. Peyton is a Past Master of the Art Workers Guild and a frequent contributor to scholarly publications. Company: Address:

Join us on one or more of our upcoming tours and immerse yourself in history.



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GLOBAL 100 | 2021

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