Art & Architecture Site Visit to the Vatican Museums

Art & Architecture Site Visit to the Vatican Museums

Date Published: Apr. 5, 2017

The students’ penultimate Art and Architecture visit was to the Vatican Museums, one of the greatest (in content and size!) sets of 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 buildings. Students saw many major artworks including the Laocoon, the Belvedere Apollo, the frescoes of Raphael’s Rooms (including the School of Athens) and Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel.

Vatican Museums


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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