Tour experiences with Matthew Beaufort
“Matthew showed me new worlds I never would have seen on my own.” Mary Kay, Fairfield, Iowa
“Matthew’s insights into art inspired subtle and deeply meaningful experiences.” Mary, Washington, D.C.
“You were gracious and knowledgeable and your insights were deeply moving. It was truly a transformative experience!” Claire Staffieri, Philadelphia
“Thanks for an invigorating experience. You are so gifted at conveying your points and your love of the material is contagious. I had a terrific time and learned much.” Jackson Peyton, DC
“Matthew brought so much to the artwork and the artist’s perspective at their respective times in history. He was a master at eliciting insights from the group.” Mike Mason, Baltimore
“Matthew’s knowledge of art is broad and deep; he researches every subject thoroughly, and plans every tour meticulously—taking great personal care of all his students.” John Hagelin, President of MIU
This is Matthew’s fourth tour of Italy. He has also led tours of France, England, Spain, China, and many US museums.
His love for Italy was born when he studied art history and Italian in Florence. He graduated from Yale University magna cum laude with Honors in the History of Art. He has two Master’s Degrees and is an Associate Professor of Humanities at Maharishi International University, specializing in art history.
Articles by Matthew Beaufort:
- Great Art Expands our Awareness in a Tour of Italian Art and Italy
- Michelangelo’s Sculpture Energizes Awareness