Art & Architecture Site Visit to Vatican Museums

Art & Architecture Site Visit to the Vatican Museums

Date Published: Nov. 2, 2016

This week the students attended their penultimate Art & Architecture visit to the Vatican Museums, one of the best (and biggest!) art museums in the world. Dr. Robinson held a shortened class on campus to introduce students to the highlights of the museums, which prepared students to guide themselves around the building. Students saw major works, such as the Laocoӧn, the Belvedere Apollo, the frescoes of Raphaels Rooms—including the Schools of the Athens—and Michelangelos Sistine Chapel.

Sistine Chapel



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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