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Art and Architecture of Italy

Location: Rome, Orvieto, Florence, and Venice

Course: ARTH 307

Students experience the art and architecture of ancient through modern Italy and gain a deep understanding of objects and their religious and political functions. They explore architectural spaces and monuments, and learn how cities and towns integrate them into a community. Placing objects in their political, religious, and historical contexts, students see for themselves the great works of Giotto, Leonardo da Vinci, Ghiberti, Michelangelo, Raphael, Donatello, Titian, Tintoretto, Caravaggio, Bernini, and Gentileschi. They trace the steps of Roman emperors and gladiators, popes and princes, martyrs, and heretics and conduct research while winding through the canals of Venice, the markets of Florence, and the catacombs of Rome.


Prerequisite: Successful completion of ARTH 220 (2 credit preparatory course)
Instructors: Professor of Art History/Coordinator of the Individual Studies Program, Elizabeth Ayer and Associate Professor of Art & Art History, Douglas Zullo
Length of program: 22 days

Margaret L. Drugovich P'12

Beth and I have endowed a Hartwick scholarship in the name of my parents. I, like so many of our own students, was a first generation student. My parents did not have the opportunity to go to college, but they made sure that I did. The Campaign for Hartwick Students creates opportunities for everyone who benefitted from the generosity of others to give back. That is what I feel we are doing through our endowed scholarship fund at Hartwick. I often ask our alumni and many College friends, ‘Who helped you?’ Someone helped each one of us reach our goals and define our dreams. Now it’s our turn.

- Margaret L. Drugovich P'12

President, Hartwick College
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