Barbara York

Barbara York began her career in educational travel at the Smithsonian Institution in 1985 and headed the international division of Smithsonian Journeys until the end of 2004. She has accompanied Smithsonian travelers to many destinations worldwide. Recently, Barbara moved to Burlington, Vermont where she continues to work for Smithsonian Journeys on a part-time basis, and, on occasion, she serves as Smithsonian Representative on tour. Opera is a particular interest of Barbara and her husband, and they travel to Montreal, Glimmerglass, and New York City for performances a few times a year.