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The Grand Tour: Drawing the Masters – 2015

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Course Title: The Grand Tour in Italy: Drawing and Art, Learning from the Masters
Course Number: ART/GBS 2988
Credit Hours: 4
Term Offered: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: None
Travel Dates: May 10 – 30, 2015
Estimated Cost:

  • $5,499 – $6,149 (10 – 14 students)
  • $5,099 – $5,349 (15 – 18 students)

Faculty Leader: Mr. Scott Raynor & Mr. Mark Brown

Follow in the footsteps of young artists who have historically honed their craft by visiting relevant sites in Italy and the rest of Europe. Work on-site on a series of studio projects in Rome, Pompeii, Florence, Siena, Venice, and other cities across Italy. Research specific works of art and architecture, then confront them face-to-face on this highly experiential and hands-on tour of Italy.

Program Highlights

  • Tour the famous Roman Colosseum
  • Take a gondola ride on the canals of Venice
  • Sketch some of Italy’s most famous landmarks with local artists
  • Visit the ruins of Pompeii
  • Tour Florence’s Duomo
  • See the leaning tower of Pisa
  • All breakfasts and 4 dinners are included

Interest Meetings-For more information come to the next interest meeting on Thursday, October 2 at 4:00 p.m. in Congdon 128