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Special post-conference Amherst Tour

Join AJL for a special post-conference field trip to Amherst. Tours will include a choice of the Michelson Gallery or Schoen books on Wednesday, then the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art and the Yiddish Book Center on Thursday.

AJL Trip Itinerary to Amherst, MA—June 20-21, 2018

Wednesday, June 20

 

2:30 pm

Bus leaves Temple Israel, Brookline

4:15 pm

4:15 – 4:45

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bus arrives at historic inn and tavern, Hotel Northampton,

Check in to hotel http://www.hotelnorthampton.com/

4:45 – 6:45 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Walk to Michelson Galleries, Northampton, MA

http://www.rmichelson.com  Private tour of gallery by Rich!.

Wine and hors d’oeuvres. Possible artist/author appearance

Michelson galleries

 -OR-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visit to https://schoenbooks.com

Transportation from hotel and kosher dinner provided by Ken Schoen!

6:45 pm

 

 

Dinner on your own in quaint and historic Northampton

(Kosher meals can be ordered in advance--there is no kosher restaurant within walking distance)

Thursday, June 21

 

7:00 – 9:00 am

9:30 am

10:00 – 11:30 am

 

11:30 – 1:00 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free continental breakfast available in hotel

Board bus to travel to Amherst, 20 minutes

Arrive at Eric Carle Museum, private tour

https://www.carlemuseum.org/

Eric Carle Museum

1:00 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Walk to nearby Yiddish Book Center, private tour

https://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/

 

Yiddish book center

 3:00-3:30 pm

 

 

Board bus, sack lunches provided for bus ride back to Boston

Arrive back to Holiday Inn, Brookline or other pre-arranged location in Boston, to be decided according to request

Price

 

Single or Double Room

2 day bus transportation

Thursday lunch

Two entrance fees

Pre-Pay TOTAL:

$155 plus tax, paid to hotel, call them to request AJL rate

$150 

$20

$16

$186, paid by check to Lisa Silverman, by April 15 to reserve spot

Contact trip planner

 

Lisa Silverman lisa.silverman@aju.edu

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