Bennington Museum brings you art-filled journeys with Museum Travel Alliance

As a member of the Bennington Museum, you’re specially invited to take part in curated and exclusive travel experiences close to home and around the world! We are proud to announce that we’ve joined the Museum Travel Alliance (MTA). This partnership brings you access to dozens of incredible behind-the-scenes journeys in sublime art destinations, all led by world-renowned curators and scholars.

When you make a new reservation for any MTA program your deposit will be 100% refundable until final payment is due at 120 days before departure for 2022 programs.

To reserve your place for a tour please call the Museum Travel Alliance at 212-324-1893 or 855-533-0033 or email

We have highlighted a few trips in the brochures below that we think might interest our members. For a full scope of available tours, just visit the MTA website. When you register you will be asked to identify Bennington Museum as your member Museum.

Coming Up

Hidden Gems of Russia’s Heartland: St. Petersburg to Moscow Aboard Volga Dream

June 9 2022 – June 19 2022

Starting from $7,999

On a journey beginning with three lavish nights in the former imperial capital of St. Petersburg — where you will enjoy special access to extravagant palaces and spectacular art collections — embark the luxurious Volga Dream for an elegant, six-night river voyage through the heartland of Russia. Along the way, stop in less-visited but unmissable Golden Ring towns for a look at the region’s colorful ancient character. Enjoy stunning scenery as you cross Europe’s largest freshwater lake, then call at the village of Svirstroy. Visit two medieval monasteries in Goritsy, and explore the magical island of Kizhi, home to spectacular wooden churches with glittering domes. Venture to Uglich, founded a thousand years ago, to hear an a cappella choir inside a 15th-century lakeside church. Disembark in Russia’s capital city, where an optional postlude is offered. Onboard classes in Russian language and cuisine will add to the pleasures of this voyage.

The Land of Enchantment: American Indian Treasures in Santa Fe & Taos

Beth Carver Wees from Metropolitan Museum of Art

April 24 2022 – April 30 2022

Starting from $6,999

Discover Santa Fe, a colorful, multicultural city steeped in tradition, with a special behind-the-scenes look at its exceptional collections of Pueblo and Navajo art and jewelry. Enjoy a private visit to Santa Fe’s magnificent Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, which holds one of the world’s most important collections of American Indian jewelry and related artifacts. In Taos, delight in an exclusive tour of the Millicent Rogers Museum, which bears the name of a Standard Oil heiress who lived in Taos and was an ardent collector of Pueblo art. Admire her extensive collection of American Indian turquoise jewelry. Over six days, you will gain exclusive access to Santa Fe’s historic residences and meet with local artists in their private studios. Revel in a morning dedicated to the genius of Georgia O’Keefe, who made her home in Santa Fe’s surrounding landscapes. In nearby Abiquiú, you will privately explore her home and studio as well as her sanctuary, the bucolic Ghost Ranch, which she depicted in several of her masterworks.