The tour provides a truly fascinating and thoughtful introduction to the development of contemporary art in Vietnam, introduced to you by Sophie, a warm and fun host whose knowledge of Vietnamese Arts is just amazing.
HIGHLIGHTS & INCLUDE
Sophie’s Art Tour takes a closer look at Vietnam through the eyes of artists.
The tour is based on the personal experiences of artists who studied, fought, witnessed and documented major changes in 20th and 21st century Vietnam.
This tour is not just for art lovers but for all those who want to gain a deeper understanding of Vietnam’s modern and contemporary history.
Pick up at your hotel and transfer to café where your tour begins. Start with a short introduction to modern Vietnamese history. Stop by a private collection that houses colonial era artworks. Using visual aids clients are invited to see how European styles fused with traditional Vietnamese materials to give birth to modern Vietnamese art.
The next stop is a space connected to the largest private collection of propaganda art in Vietnam where you will learn about how propaganda was produced and distributed during the war and how it was influenced by China and Russia.
The tour continues to HCMC Fine Arts Museum, an impressive example of Sino – French architecture displaying the work of wartime artists. This is also home to modern works by Northern and Southern artists. The tour will bring you to the last stop at one of the cities leading contemporary art galleries which houses changing exhibitions of works by Vietnamese and international artists.
Notes: the tour is the result of extensive research and collaboration with renowed researchers, historians, artists, gallery owners, curators and collectors.
Prices are in USD, per person, based on two people traveling together and sharing a room. At Vietnam Senses Travel, we carefully select all hotels to ensure that your accommodations match our standards of trip and service excellence.
Prices include the following:
. All hotel accommodation including all taxes and breakfast
. Internal economy flights as stated with airport taxes
. All transfers & sightseeing transportation in private vehicle
. Private services of local guides
. All special events & private tours, guest experts
. All entrance fees into historical sights & museums
. Drinking water and refreshing towels for touring
. 24/7 support from the Vietnam Senses Travel Team
Perfect choice for clients wishing to save their money for the restaurants and markets of Ho Chi Minh City. As you would expect the style is contemporary, combining dark woods and Vietnamese fabrics with flat screen tv's and modern bathrooms.
The hotel has a small breakfast room on the ground floor and the staff and both personable and efficient.