Venture near and far with fellow art enthusiasts for an insider’s glimpse into regional, national, and international contemporary art scenes. ICA at VCU travel opportunities are carefully designed, with access to private collections, artist studio visits, global art fairs and festivals, premier exhibitions, and galleries. Stay tuned for additional 2023 and 2024 offerings!

Upcoming Trips

Washington D.C. and Glenstone Art Exploration
April 26 and 27, 2023

Join us in the Nation’s Capital for an exploration of contemporary art with ICA Director Dominic Willsdon. This trip also includes a day at Glenstone, a private contemporary art museum in Potomac, Maryland, 15 miles from downtown Washington, D.C. The museum’s exhibitions are drawn from a collection of about 1,300 works from post-World War II artists around the world.


Recent Trips

Miami Art Week including Art Basel Miami Beach

The Museum Travel Alliance (MTA)
Are you seeking additional curated, art-focused travel opportunities? The ICA at VCU belongs to the Museum Travel Alliance (MTA), a consortium of museums and cultural institutions whose patrons and members are passionate about cultural travel. MTA is able to offer its constituents access to a curated selection of exclusive travel opportunities led by renowned scholars and curators. Travel with like-minded enthusiasts on international and domestic journeys that awaken new insights into art and culture. Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites, travel on elegant chartered vessels and luxury trains, go behind the scenes of major cultural institutions as you discover world masterpieces in context, and enjoy local culinary delights. Please join us!

For more information about ICA travel opportunities, please contact Sarah Beasley, Donor Relations Associate, by phone at 804-828-0105 or by email at