Travel to 19th-century Italy through the evocative literature and innovative works of art from the time. Short readings, paired with paintings, prints and sculpture in the exhibit 'Pilgrims of Beauty,' stimulates connections and shared observations. Artists considered include Ingres, Turner, Sargent, and Whistler, along with authors Wharton, Hawthorne and James. Your guides on this journey include Christina Bevilacqua, Director of Programs and Public Engagement at the Providence Athenaeum, artist Anthony Bevilacqua (RISD BFA Painting '99), and RISD Museum Associate Educator Deborah Wilde.
4 Sessions - Sundays, February 12 + 26; March 11 + 25
Course meets at the RISD Museum
Advance registration required by Friday, February 3; limited space. Museum + Athenaeum members: $135, non-members: $150.
A confirmation letter with reading list will be emailed to you upon receipt of payment.