Rome, Florence, Paris, and London make ideal “classrooms” for the study of art, history, and language abroad. And then there are the extracurricular activities! Spend 9 weeks of your summer taking in the Duomo in Florence, the breathaking Sistine Chapel enjoying the view from the Eiffel Tower in Paris, and cruising the bustling streets of London in a double-decker bus during this multi-country study abroad program.
On The Grand Tour: Italy, France and England, you’ll earn up to 15 credits in art history, studio art, photography, French, and Italian while exploring the stunning architecture of Rome and Florence (where even the gelato is an art form), the magnificent streets of Paris, and the plethora of museums in London. You’ll have a chance to:
Travel in Europe and earn a semester’s worth of credits over the summer – While traveling through some of the most amazing cities on the planet, why not earn up to 15 credits in your major or in electives on this multi-country summer abroad?
Study in the heart of the Renaissance, the City of Light, and the home of Big Ben – It’s the opportunity of a lifetime: study and live in Rome, Florence, Paris, and London, centers of European art and high culture. Check out the best architecture, food, and cultural sites in the world this summer!
Discover your inner artist in Europe – With courses like Painting in Plein Air and Photography: Shooting Like the Masters you can really learn about famous artists and then learn how to become one yourself!
Make spectacular cities your classroom – A great part of studying abroad is learning both inside and outside the classroom, and with this program, it’s the entire point! You won’t just read about a painting in class; you’ll go see it in person to really understand the artist’s perspective.
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Today's historical figure is a black artist
Augusta Christine Savage was born in 1892. She was an American sculptor and educator who battled racism to secure a place for blacks in the art world.
From Green Cove Springs, Fla., Savage's family moved to West Palm Beach about 1907, where she thrived academically, conducting art classes for a dollar a day while she was still a student herself. After failing to make a living by executing commissioned busts of Jacksonville's well-to-do blacks, she moved to New York City to study art. In 1921 she enrolled at Cooper Union in the four-year sculpture course, but her instructors quickly waived her first two years in light of her talent