Exploring the Arts & Artisans of South India
After the success of our first Exploring the Arts & Artisans of South India tour, cultural travellers will now have another opportunity to discover one of the richest civilizations in the world under the expert guidance of Dr. Stephen Inglis, an authority on Indian art and artisans as well as a curator of ten major exhibitions. Explore some of the country’s most landmark temple architecture in the fascinating state of Tamil Nadu, with daily lectures and guidance from Inglis himself. Meet local artisans, friends and colleagues of Dr. Inglis and learn about the generations-old traditional practices of stone carvers, bronze sculptors, potters and weavers. This riveting Indian experience will give explorers an intimate, hands-on look at South India’s artistic heritage.
Dr. Inglis served as a Director General of Research and Collections at the Canadian Museum of Civilization (now History) for 25 years. He has led tours to India for esteemed scholars and curators, and been honored for his innovation in museology, art history and community engagement with awards from the Canadian Museums Association, the Hans Mannerby Foundation of Sweden, the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute and the President of India.
World Heritage Sites
- Brihadisvara Temple at Thanjavur, Tanjore
- Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, Mahabalipuram
Tour Itinerary at Glance
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
Whats included in this tour
Accommodation as mentioned or similar, including hotel taxes##Domestic airfare: Madurai/Chennai (based on current application fares)##30 Meals as mentioned (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)##All sightseeing and transfers by private transportation##Services of local English Speaking tour guides##Entrance fees to museums and sites included in the itinerary##Accompanying tour host Dr. Stephen Inglis
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