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									                                             TAHOE, the Gem of the Sierras &                                           The Art Guild of the Oakland Museum of California Travels to
                                               Nevada’s Art Capital, RENO
                                   Trip Cost (based on a minimum of 25 people)
                                                                                                                       TAHOE,
                                   Double occupancy: $1,840
                                   Deposit: $500 per person.
                                                                   Single supplement: $560
                                                                   Balance due June 10, 2010
                                                                                                                       the Gem of the Sierras and
                                   Travelers must be Oakland Museum of CA and Art Guild members.

                                   Trip inclusions: Five nights at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort in
                                                                                                                       Nevada’s Art Capital,                       RENO
                                   Incline Village; four breakfasts at hotel, six lunches, Welcome and Fare-
The Nevada Museum of Art in Reno   well Dinners, private breakfast cruise on the Sierra Cloud catamaran,
                                   motor coach transportation throughout the trip, docent tour of Thunderbird
                                   Lodge, entrance fees, visits to artists’ studios and private collections in                                                     Incline Village
                                   both Lake Tahoe and Reno (subject to availability) and a private tour of FOR-
                                   SITE Foundation, motor coach from Oakland and back, handling of luggage
                                   at hotel and on bus, and gratuities throughout the program.
                                   Cancellation policy: For cancellations prior to June 10, 2010, all monies
                                   will be refunded less a $300 cancellation fee plus any necessary surcharges.
                                   After June 10, 2010, no refunds will be made. Cancellations must be in
                                   writing. No refunds will be made for unused portions of the trip.




Gaylen Hansen, Magpie and Dog
                                   Travel insurance is strongly recommended.
                                   Please note: Guild trips are physically active and include considerable walk-
                                   ing. While every effort will be made to carry out the trip as planned, it is sub-         Homewood
                                                                                                                                                 Lake
                                                                                                                                                  Tahoe
                                   ject to changes deemed necessary and/or beyond the control of the OMCA Art
                                   Guild. The Art Guild reserves the right to cancel the trip prior to departure for
                                   any reason including insufficient number of participants and, without penalty,
                                   to decline to accept or retain any person as a member of this trip any time.
                                   All private visits currently scheduled are pending final confirmation.
                                   CST 202-4420-40.

                                                          For further information contact
                                                          Candy Caldwell 925 283-0269 or
                                                          Connie Rosenquist 510 558-0423

                                        The purpose of the Art Guild is to support the Art Department
                                           through Education, Outreach, Fundraising and Service.
The Thunderbird Lodge




                                                                                                                           September 12 – September 17, 2010
TAHOE, the Gem of the Sierras and Nevada’s Art Capital, RENO                                                                                                    constantly changing space of light
                                                                                                                                                                and shadow. We will have a docent
   Join The Art Guild for its first trip to TAHOE & RENO. Lake Tahoe is perched in a majestic bowl with 72 miles of shoreline                                   tour of Chester Arnold: On Earth
                                                                                                                                                                as it is in Heaven. The artist asks
             and the bustling city of Reno has one foot in the desert and the other resting against the Sierra Nevada.
                                                                                                                                                                viewers to consider the implications of
                                    Each shares a kindred love for arts, culture and natural beauty.                                                            unchecked economic development and
                                                                                                                                                                industrialized growth on the natural
Sunday                                                                      Glenbrook and Zephyr Cove where we are privileged to visit private homes            environment.
En route to Tahoe, traveling by comfortable motor                           with art collections specializing in contemporary glass and sculpture. No-host
                                                                            dinners near our hotel will be arranged, and the evening is free.                   Following lunch in the museum’s
coach via Sacramento on Interstate 80, we take the                                                                                                              unique rooftop sculpture court, we
Highway 49 exit through the dark green forested                                                                                                                 head for the Stremmel Art Gallery,
mountains of the picturesque Sierra foothills to                            Tuesday
                                                                                                                                                                foremost of contemporary art galleries
our first stop, the historic gold-mining town of                            Following breakfast we head east along the scenic Truckee River linking Lake        in the state, for a private tour of
Nevada City. Its downtown area is on the National                           Tahoe with Reno. Art visitors feel “it’s all about the river rambling through       works of Gaylen Hansen, known
Register of Historical Places and contains some of                          downtown like performance art.” Our day includes private artist studio visits,      for his colorful, large and whimsical
the finest 1800’s architecture in all of California.                        a tour of the wonderfully preserved Riverside Artist Lofts and a public art walk.   paintings. The afternoon concludes
We are privileged to visit the 50-acre FOR-SITE                             “Wind Dancers,” kinetic steel sculptures by Reno artist David Boyer, are a          with a visit to the home of another
FOUNDATION residency complex, begun in San                                  favorite. Lunch is at the intimate and revered Beaujolais Bistro. Highlighting      prominent Reno collector. Before
Francisco in 2003 by contemporary art gallery                               our afternoon will be a private tour of the art and garden of the Renown            heading back to our hotel, we have our
director Cheryl Haines and others. The residencies                          Regional Medical Center led by Turkey Stremmel, director of the Stremmel            Farewell Dinner at Lulou’s Restaurant,
are designed to provide artists the space, time and                         Art Gallery who was instrumental in the choice of artists. Internationally          considered one of Reno’s finest.
resources to create new art for and of a specific                           known artist Cork Marcheschi’s elegant sculptures are featured in the facility’s
place. The British artist Andy Goldsworthy, known                           healing garden. Before returning to the lake, we are invited to a special private   Friday
                                                        David Nash, White
for his site-specific collaborations with nature, is                        collection in the Reno Area. No-host dinners near our hotel will be arranged,
                                                        Oak Strip Column,                                                                                       Check out, have breakfast, and head to-
on the foundation’s advisory board.                     2003                and the evening is free.
                                                                                                                                                                ward South Lake Tahoe where we have
Lunch will be at Citronee Bistro, a Nevada City restaurant that has         Wednesday                                                                           a final surprise. On our ride back to the
garnered accolades from both the New York Times and Los Angeles                                                                                                 Bay Area via Highway 50, we stop for
                                                                            After breakfast we drive to the West Shore or California side of Lake Tahoe         our final lunch at Sequoia located in
Times. Late in the afternoon we check into the stunning four diamond
                                                                            to Homewood, where a vintage 1948 Chris Craft wooden boat awaits us                 the gold rush town of Placerville, once
Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort in Incline Village. Our Welcome
                                                                            dockside. Our excursion affords us views from the water of beaches and              known as Hangtown. The restaurant is
Dinner will be at our hotel in the highly recommended Lone Eagle
                                                                            magnificent lakefront estates. The history and lore of these recreational wooden    located in the charming 1853 Victo-
Grill, overlooking the Hyatt’s private beach.
                                                                            boats come alive as we tour the Tahoe Maritime Museum in its spectacular            rian, Bee-Bennett House. History says
                                                                            new building. Afterward we relax and savor a box lunch on the lawn of an            that the original owner, Colonel Bee,
Monday                                                                      elegant lakeside “cabin” and tour the house, completing our “Old Tahoe”             established the Pony Express between
The day begins with a breakfast cruise aboard the 55-foot catamaran,        experience. The evening is free with no-host dinners arranged in Incline Village.   St. Joseph, Missouri and San Fran-
Sierra Cloud. We sail to the historical Thunderbird Lodge, known                                                                                                cisco, California.
as Tahoe’s “Castle in the Sky,” for a private tour, peeking into a 1930’s   Thursday
lifestyle dreamed of by only a few and enjoying the legendary story of      We leave after breakfast for Reno where the day begins at the Nevada                         Reserve early to not
its eccentric owner George Whittell. Our bus picks us up and we head        Museum of Art. The architecture of the museum relates to the unique geologic                  be disappointed.
down the eastern or Nevada side of the Lake, to the lovely retreats of      formations of the mythical Black Rock Desert and the four-story atrium is a

								
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