FIELD TRIP TO BRAZIL TO EXPERIENCE THE ART/CULTURE: COLONIAL TO CONTEMPORARY ART HISTORY/MUSEUM STUDIES/CONSERVATION
— 3 CREDITS IN BRAZIL
Experience Brazilian culture and learn about the art and architecture from colonial to the present in the state of Minas Gerais. Dr. Zarur will lecture in some of the most remarkable baroque and rococo structures decorated with original sculptures and paintings. In addition, we will be visiting museums and parks housing contemporary sculpture installations by renowned Brazilian and International artists. You will have the opportunity to study with a master in the arts of conservation/restoration and workshops on sculpture from the colonial period. The trip will include a number of guided tours to studios of artists specialized in the arts of sculpture, metalsmithing, textiles, and metallurgy. Lodging will be in a beautiful country estate furnished with colonial collectable pieces, in the modernist hotel designed by Niemeyer in Ouro Preto and in a B&B in the historic cities of Tiradentes. This class will take place from May 16-28, 2017 and will cost US $1,900.00 per student for lodging, 2-3 meals a day, ground transportation, visa fees, workshops, and most of the meals plus airfare and spending money.