Whether you’re interested in art, wine, cuisine, Polynesian life and culture, or the wonders of the deep, we have arranged for an expert in the field to join us on the designated cruises shown below, to offer insights, lectures, demonstrations, workshops, and more. Perhaps you'll have dinner with one of these special experts, view a demonstration of their craft, enjoy a wine tasting, and more. We also frequently feature limited-time exhibits of paintings and photography by respected artists.
Jamie Lawrence, Hawaiian Singer: November 22, 2014, Sailing
A mainstay of Hawaii’s music scene for more than 30 years, Jamie Lawrence has appeared on Grammy Award-nominated works, recorded CDs of his own, and delighted audiences around the globe. Join us on the m/s Paul Gauguin’s November 22, 2014, sailing to theCook Islands & Society Islands for a performance by this talented singer. Click here for details.
Scott Homler, Cultural Studies Specialist: November 22, 2014, Sailing
The Director of Translation and Interpreting at the University of Minnesota, Dr. Scott Homler interprets, translates, and lectures on a variety of subjects and often incorporates art as a primary resource for discussions on cultural identity. Join us on the m/s Paul Gauguin’s November 22, 2014, sailing to the Cook Islands & Society Islands for his insights into the life and work of artist Paul Gauguin. Click here for details.
Daniel Baron, Winemaker, Silver Oak Cellars: December 3, 2014, Sailing
From the vineyards of California’s Sonoma County and Central Coast to the great estates of Bordeaux, France, Daniel Baron has learned the importance of the pursuit of excellence in winemaking. Today, he serves as winemaker for the Napa Valley’s prestigious Silver Oak Cellars. Join Daniel aboard The Gauguin’s December 3, 2014, sailing to the Society Islands & Tuamotus, and enjoy a lecture and wine tasting, cocktail party, and more. Click here for details.
Jim Morris, Singer/Songwriter: December 3, 2014, Sailing
In the mid-1990s, Jim Morris gave up a successful corporate career to pursue his dream of making a living from his music. Today, he is a songwriter, solo artist, band leader, and record label executive with a passionate fan base. Join us on the m/s Paul Gauguin’s December 3, 2014, sailing to the Society Islands & Tuamotus for a series of performances by this talented musician. Click here for details.
Jazzdagen, Jazz in Exotic Tahiti: December 27, 2014, Sailing
Based in California, Jazzdagan has been providing high-quality musical entertainment to major cruise lines around the world since 1984. Ring in the New Year with the sounds of smooth jazz when you join us aboard the m/s Paul Gauguin’s December 27, 2014, sailing to Tahiti & the Society Islands. An accomplished ensemble of musicians from the U.S., Australia, and Italy will provide two performances daily throughout the cruise. Click here for details.
Guest hosts are subject to change.