UNF Italy: Art, History and CultureMay 10 – June 20, 2016
The Department of Art and Design is
organizing its Art, Photography and Art History in Italy study abroad program
for the seventh consecutive year. The dates of the program are scheduled
in Summer C from May 10th, (departure from the US) with return on June 20th,
Professors Kally Malcom (photography), Jim Draper (painting and museum studies) and Dr. Debra Murphy
(Art History) will lead the 2015 UNF Italy program. Classes in Italian
Renaissance Art and Architecture (ARH 3302),Ancinet Roman Art and architecture
(ARH 3150), introductory and advanced levels of photography (PGY 3930) and
painting/drawing (ART 3930), and Art History on Site (ARH 3955) are offered.
The majority of classes are taught in the rich urban fabric of the cities of
Rome, Florence and the archeological sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum,
utilizing museums, churches and monuments. Classes will be held in the Roman
Forum, the Vatican and Capitoline Museums, the Coliseum, the Uffizi and
Accademia in Florence and many more important sites.
visits to Tuscany will begin the program with a stay in the medieval hill town
of Massa Marittima. This will provide an introduction to Italian culture and
contrasts to the larger urban centers. In Massa Marittima students will
visit the studios of two contemporary artists and learn about the history of
this beautiful location.
program size will be capped at 25 students. A 2.8 GPA and at least a sophomore
standing are required for admission into the program. Students are accepted on
a first come-first served basis. All majors are welcome but students are
encouraged to have taken ARH 2000, ARH 2050 or ARH 2051 prior to departure. Dr.
Murphy, the academic director of the program, approves all applicants. Pricing
and costs will be available in October and informational meetings will be held
on October 28th at 5pm in 45/2807 and at 6pm in 45D/1032 (the photography
contact Dr. Murphy at firstname.lastname@example.org , Professor Kally Malcom at email@example.com or 904-620-4039 ( for information regarding photo courses) or Jim Draper at firstname.lastname@example.org or 904-620-2534 (for information regarding drawing and painting courses) or contact the Department
of Art and Design at (904) 620-4037.
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