Visual Explorations

Visual Explorations is a week-long creative retreat in the heart of Tuscany, Italy led by professional artists and designers, Jerrod and Jessie Partridge. This experience is designed for creative engagement offering art instruction from Jerrod and a floral design demonstration by Jessie. Included are excursions to Siena and Florence as well as a mid-week trip to one of the area’s breath-taking hill towns.

Programming includes:

1. 12 hours of art instruction from Jerrod (if selected)
2. Floral arrangement demonstration by Jessie
3. Historical tour of the castle
4. Cinta Senese (pig) tour/tasting
5. Seven nights’ accommodations (six at Spannocchia and one in Florence)
6. Transportation from Florence to Spannocchia, Siena, another hill town (tbd), and back to Florence at the end of the week.
7. Seventeen meals
8. Optional cooking class and yoga (extra charge)

For more information, please visit the Visual Explorations website.

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Jun 21 - 28 2024


$3100 (Double Occupancy with Art Instruction), $2700 (Double Occupancy without Art Instruction)


Tenuta di Spannocchia, Chiusdino, Siena, Italy

Program Coordinator

Jerrod & Jessie Partridge
Jerrod & Jessie Partridge

Husband and wife, Jerrod and Jessie Partridge, have been leading groups to Tuscany since 2013. Jerrod is a full-time painter and art instructor, and Jessie is a full-time floral designer. They live on the gulf coast of Mississippi.

Visit the Visual Explorations website