On a marvelous four-day program, experience the Big Apple from a thought-provoking new perspective in the company of its most innovative creators. Take an inside look at the city's exceptional art institutions, studios, and galleries with the guidance of curators and local artists. Begin with a private tour and reception with the director at the Museum of the City of New York. As you explore all angles of the NYC art scene, gain exclusive access to an art conservation laboratory to witness meticulous restoration work firsthand, and delight in an in-depth tour of a famous auction house to learn about the art of collecting, selling, and curating a collection. Delve into the works of artists of African descent in the Studio Museum in Harlem, and meet the directors of the Drawing Center. Browse the Klimt collection at the Neue Galerie—before it opens to the public—with the director as your guide. Conclude with a curator-led, behind-the-scenes tour of the most famous New York museum of them all, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.