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In prior years, student have visited

  • The Vatican Palace (Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel; Raphael’s School of Athens)
  • Villa Borghese (Bernini’s David)
  • Palazzo Barberini (Caravaggio’s Judith beheading Holofernes, Raphael’s Fornarina)
  • Villa Farnese (Raphael’s Galatea)
  • Saint Peter’s Basilica (Michelangelo’s Pietà, Bernini’s Baldachino)
  • Saint Pietro in Vincoli (Michelangelo’s Moses)
  • Santa Maria della Vittoria (Bernini’s St, Theresa in Ecstasy)
  • Colosseum
  • Roman Forum
  • Pantheon
  • Capitoline Museums (Statue of the Thorn-Puller, Equestrian monument of Marcus Aurelius)

Interested in studying art history in Rome during the summer?

The art history department is offering Art History 340:
From the Colosseum to the Altarpiece through a partnership with the Italian Department and RU in Rome.

For more information on the course and the program, visit the following website:


Fellowships are also available! Contact the undergraduate program director about them (deadline approx. March 1). First priority will be given to Art History Majors, with second consideration given to Art History Minors.

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