Architecture and Urban Form – H-Option Friendly Course 31786 INTR-22000-01C | TBA | Summer Session II | June 23 – July 5| 3.0 cr. General Education Area IV: Humanistic Thought Instructors: Matthew Kubik and Samantha Birk
Rome! Every art lover's desire and artist's destination. This summer partake of the Roman lifestyle: great food, rich culture and beautiful, historic architecture and amazing art wherever you look. Your award winning travel instructors will lead you to Rome's great artistic treasures for an adventure you will never forget. The museums and galleries of the Italian capital make Rome the city for esthetic connoisseurs. From the magnificence of ancient Rome to the grandeur of Michelangelo, Rome never disappoints. The city itself is one of the world's finest artworks with sculpture, fountains, mosaics and paintings at every turn. Rome's vistas, views, monuments and picturesque alleys make Rome the city adored by artists for sketching, drawing and painting.
Is it Rome's two and a half thousand years or history and art leads to Rome's name, "The Eternal City" ? Or is it because once you visit, you never want to leave?
Exclusive evening visit to The Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel Visits to five of the world's great art museums Masterclass Sketch Studios and Art History Highlights lectures led by award winning instructors Three structured Plein Air Sketch Studios Free time for drawing, painting, shopping or self guided touring Nine guided Art Walks through the city of Rome to see art and architecture treasures including:
Ancient Rome Baroque Fountains Renaissance Palaces Caravaggio paintings Bernini and Michelangelo Sculptures
Site Visits to Rome's most significant archeological, historic and religious monuments including:
Roman Forum and Palatine Hill Colosseum Saint Peter's Basilica
Excursions into the Italian countryside, including:
Tivoli Ostia Antica
Round-trip flights between Chicago and Rome
Accommodations (double occupancy)
Ground transportation in Italy
Entrance fees to museums and historical sites
Accommodations Our hosts are the Benedictine nuns of the Camaldolese Convent on the Aventine Hill. Rooms are in the beautiful Saint Scolastica Center. Each participant has a front door key, double occupancy room w/ private bath and no curfew! Patios, terraces, gardens, and authentic Italian meals are part of this complete Italian experience.
Eligibility There are no pre-requisites for IPFW students. This program is open to all majors and levels (minimum GPA 2.8 required). INTR 220 - 3 credit hours- fulfills Gen Ed Area IV requirement.
The program is also open to the general public.
Fees - Call (260) 481-6619 to register. $3995 for community travelers $3510 + tuition (3 credit hours of ARET 210 or CNET 499) Travel fees subject to change until ticketing.
A $500 deposit (applied to the fee) is required and due by February 14, 2014. The full balance is due by April 1, 2014.
Airline Fuel Surcharge and Tax Please note airline fuel surcharge and tax is estimated at $55.20 and will be increased to the individual traveler if the actual fuel tax is higher at the time of ticketing.
All travelers must submit a completed IPFW Travel Application found at www.ipfw.edu/dcs/educational-travel and provide a copy of their passport to register. Applications are to be submitted to Continuing Studies.