Art & Architecture Site Visit to the Galleria Borghese

Art & Architecture Site Visit to the Galleria Borghese

Date Published: Nov. 9, 2016

For the last Art & Architecture visit of the semester, students had the opportunity to visit one of the most beautiful museums of Rome: the Galleria Borghese. Dr. Robinson and students saw and discussed incredible works by renowned artists, such as Caravaggio, Titian, and Gian Lorenzo Bernini. A highlight for students was seeing Bernini’s remarkably detailed “Apollo and Daphne” and extraordinarily life-like “Pluto and Persephone.”  Viewing the stunning Baroque paintings and sculptures housed in the Galleria Borghese is a great way to conclude the Art and Architecture trips of the semester.




First Day in Rome: January 17th, 2016

Our Spring 2016 Romers arrived early in the morning on January 16th and were greeted in Fiumicino Airport by Resident Coordinators Joe Hrbacek and Mike Pitstick, Dr. Peter Hatlie, and two Student Assistants. The students were shuttled by bus to campus and arrived jet-lagged but ecstatic at the first sight of their new home, Due Santi! The students settled in, explored the campus grounds (including a vineyard, pool, pergola, and soccer field!) and began orientation which included meeting their new professors

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