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Steven Johnson – host of PBS’ How We Got to Now – meets with guests at the PBS Investor Experience in Los Angeles.

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Three-time Emmy Award nominee Michelle Dockery meets Artful Travelers guests in Los Angeles at the 2014 PBS Investor Experience.

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Joanne Froggatt – a Screen Actors Guild Award winner and Emmy nominee for her work on Downton Abbey – poses with guests at the 2014 PBS Investor Experience in Los Angeles, CA.

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Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns chats with participants at the PBS Investor Experience in Los Angeles.

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The production team of the award-winning science series NOVA – including Senior Executive Producer Paula Apsell – meets participants at the PBS Investor Experience in Los Angeles.

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Lois Vossen – Founding and Deputy Executive Producer of PBS’ Independent Lens – chats with a guest at the PBS Investor Experience in Los Angeles.

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Mark Samels – Executive Producer of PBS’ flagship history series American Experience – attends the PBS Investor Experience in Los Angeles.

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Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns chats with participants at the PBS Investor Experience in Los Angeles.

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Dr. M. Sanjayan – of the upcoming series Earth: A New Wild, airing on PBS in 2015 – meets attendees at the PBS Investor Experience in Los Angeles.

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Screen Actors Guild Award winner Allen Leech chats with Artful Travelers guests at the 2014 PBS Investor Experience in Los Angeles, CA.

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Three-time Emmy Award nominee Michelle Dockery meets Artful Travelers guests in Los Angeles at the 2014 PBS Investor Experience.

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Tony and Emmy Award winner Nathan Lane meets attendees at the PBS Investor Experience in Los Angeles.

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Tony and Emmy Award winner Nathan Lane meets attendees at the PBS Investor Experience in Los Angeles.

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Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns chats with participants at the PBS Investor Experience in Los Angeles.

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Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns chats with participants at the PBS Investor Experience in Los Angeles.

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Mark Samels – Executive Producer of PBS’ flagship history series American Experience – attends the PBS Investor Experience in Los Angeles.

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Steven Johnson – host of PBS’ How We Got to Now – meets with guests at the PBS Investor Experience in Los Angeles.

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Memories Gallery

Artful Travelers presents truly unique adventures around the globe for fans of American public television and radio. The travel series allows supporters of public broadcasting the exclusive opportunity interact with the personalities and producers behind their favorite programs, series, and specials. In partnership with our award-winning travel partner Regent Seven Seas Cruises, we create unforgettable journeys to exotic, fascinating locales that are unlike any other available.

In 2004, our maiden voyage – known as “PTV at Sea” or Public Television at Sea – set sail from Rome with esteemed guests including PBS’ Jim Lehrer, Ciao Italia’s Marry Ann Esposito, and Antiques Roadshow’s Leigh and Leslie Keno. Since that memorable sailing, passengers have celebrated PBS and NPR during more than twenty adventures stretching around the globe, from Iceland to Brazil to India.

To review a selection of the fascinating ports and acclaimed guests who have travelled with Artful Travelers during these exceptional adventures, please click the slideshow above.

Artful Travelers past itineraries include...

  • November 12 – 21, 2004: Athens, Greece to Barcelona, Spain – Regent Seven Seas Voyager
  • November 26 – December 7, 2006: Caribbean Islands – Crystal Serenity
  • May 15 – 23, 2007: Alaskan Adventure – Regent Seven Seas Mariner
  • April 7 – 18, 2008: Bermuda and the Bahamas – Regent Seven Seas Navigator
  • November 15 - December 1, 2008: Grand Crossing (Rome, Italy to Fort Lauderdale, FL) – Regent Seven Seas Voyager
  • December 4 – 18, 2009: Latin America – Regent Seven Seas Voyager
  • May 12 – 26, 2010: East Coast Canada and Iceland – Regent Seven Seas Voyager
  • May 4 – 24, 2011: Middle East and the Suez Canal – Regent Seven Seas Voyager
  • November 9 – 19, 2011: Highlights of the Mediterranean – Regent Seven Seas Mariner
  • January 23 – February 7, 2012: Australia and New Zealand – Regent Seven Seas Voyager
  • August 9 – 21, 2012: Epic Civil War Journey (New Orleans, LA to Chattanooga, TN) – American Queen Steamboat
  • August 13 – 22, 2012: Spain and Portugal – Regent Seven Seas Mariner
  • September 28 – October 5, 2012: Election 2012 (St. Louis, MO to St. Paul, MN) – American Queen Steamboat
  • March 16 - April 1, 2013: Public Radio at Sea (Beijing to Bangkok) – Regent Seven Seas Voyager
  • May 4 - 18, 2013: Gateways to Antiquity (Luxor, Egypt to Rome, Italy) – Regent Seven Seas Voyager
  • December 3 - 22, 2013: Indian Ocean Odyssey (Dubai, UAE to Singapore) – Regent Seven Seas Voyager
  • January 25 - February 8, 2014: Panama Canal Passage (Miami, FL to Lima, Peru) - Regent Seven Seas Mariner
  • August 27 - September 8, 2014: Celebrating Drama and the Arts (Southampton, UK to Stockholm, Sweden) - Regent Seven Seas Voyager
  • October 29 - November 8, 2014: The Italian Americans (Athens, Greece to Monte Carlo, Monaco) - Oceania Riviera
  • February 21 - March 11, 2015: Dynasties and Dragons (Beijing, China to Tokyo, Japan) - Regent Seven Seas Voyager
  • October 31 - November 21, 2015: Ancient Civilizations (Istanbul, Turkey to Dubai, UAE) - Regent Seven Seas Voyager
  • May 2 - 23, 2016: Mysteries of the Ancients (Dubai, UAE to Barcelona, Spain) - Regent Seven Seas Voyager
  • September 22 - October 4, 2016: Age of Discovery (Stockholm, Sweden to London, UK) - Regent Seven Seas Voyager
  • March 16 - 26, 2017: Caribbean Perfection (Miami, FL to Miami, FL) - Regent Seven Seas Explorer
  • August 30 - September 9, 2017: PBS Filmmakers (Vancouver, BC to San Francisco, CA) - Regent Seven Seas Mariner
  • March 6 - 24, 2018: PBS Favourites (Auckland, New Zealand to Bali, Indonesia) - Regent Seven Seas Voyager
  • July 23 - August 4, 2018: Great Performances and Beyond (Barcelona, Spain to Venice, Italy) - Regent Seven Seas Voyager
  • October 8 - 18, 2018: PBS Newsmakers (New York, NY to New York, NY) - Regent Seven Seas Navigator
  • February 17 - March 9, 2019: Celebrating 15 Years (Santiago, Chile to Los Angeles, CA) - Regent Seven Seas Explorer
  • May 14 - 24, 2019: History, Broadway and Beyond (Monte Carlo, Monaco to Barcelona, Spain) - Regent Seven Seas Voyager