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Introduction to Art History

                 Conducted in English

This art history course gives the student a unique and stimulating opportunity to study Renaissance art in Florence, the city of its birth. Equally divided between slide lectures and on-site teaching, the course will cover Renaissance painting, sculpture, and architecture from 1400 to 1500. Students will not only learn to identify the individual styles of such artists as Donatello, Masaccio, Fra Angelico, Botticelli, Verrocchio, Leonardo da Vinci, and Michelangelo, but they will also be able to relate their work to the social, political, and cultural contexts of the time. The itinerary includes the Uffizi Gallery, the Bargello Museum, the Accademia, and the Churches of Santa Maria Novella and San Lorenzo. Museum visits form an integral part of this course.  

Travel during class time is strictly prohibited.




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Location: Rome and Florence, Italy

NY departure and return dates: June 15 -  July 13

Arrive in ROME morning of June 16th

Course: 4 Credits, ARTH 

Faculty: Florence University of the Arts

Housing: Shared housing in apartments

Program Costs:

Cost (includes all expenses below except airfare): $3500

CUNY tuition (for in-state, matriculated undergraduate): $920

Queens College program fee: $400 

Travel insurance: $37 

           Consolidated fee (includes Tuition differential, Housing, Student and Lab Fees): $2143

Total cost with airfare: $4500

Airfare: $1000 (estimate)

Additional Costs:
 budget for meals and personal expenses of $20 to $25 per day (approximately

Application Deadline: April 8, 2013

Programs are open to all undergraduate students from all CUNY campuses (unless restricted by level of study, language fluency or other program criteria). Travel on Fridays and some Saturdays for some programs.

Education Abroad Office
Kiely Hall, Room 183
Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, New York 11367-1597 
718-997-5055 (FAX)  
Email: Education Abroad​​

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