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ART AND ARCHITECTURE IN ANCIENT ITALY – VIRTUAL
January 21, 28, February 4, 11 (Thursdays) 9:30-11 a.m.
Fees Per Virtual Class:
Each Academy of Seniors class includes four 90-minute sessions.
$25.00 for members ● $35.00 for non-members
Only one registration per household required.
No virtual single-session option available.
For registration information, go to: https://seniorprofessionals.illinoisstate.edu/educational-opportunities/.
Enjoy an overview about art and architecture in ancient Italy, from the predecessors of the Romans through the birth of empire. Instead of broad surveys, this course will dive into selected topics that will illuminate how the peoples of ancient Italy saw themselves, their families, their gods, and their government.
January 21 In the Beginning: An exploration of Etruscan Italy
January 28 Emperors and Architecture: The Birth of Propaganda
February 4 Pompeii: The Homes and Gardens of Roman Italy
February 11 Mosaics and Kinesthetic Address: Research at Oplontis
Lea Cline, Associate Professor of Art History, Affiliate Faculty of Women’s & Gender Studies and Assistant Director of the European Studies program, Illinois State University