Discovering Renaissance Art in Florence

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Erasmus+ Teacher Training course about Florentine and Tuscan Renaissance Art.

Description

The Renaissance in Florence is one of the most intriguing cultural manifestations in Western history. In this course participants will have an opportunity to explore the artistic, historical, and cultural milieu into which Renaissance art was born.

Museum visits and field trips are an integral part of the course.

Covered topics

Topics to be covered include:

  • The historical and artistic background of Renaissance;
  • The development of humanism and its effects;
  • A comparative look at the early artistic influences in Siena and Florence including Giotto, Duccio, Martini, and the Lorenzetti;
  • The role of patronage in the Renaissance arts;
  • The birth of Renaissance architecture and perspective;
  • The masters of the 1400s: Masaccio, Uccello, Botticelli, della Francesca;
  • High Renaissance and the role played by the Medici “Academy”;
  • Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo.

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Target audience

  • Teachers: primary, secondary, vocational, adult, special needs;
  • Teacher trainers;
  • Careers officers, educational guides and counsellors; –
  • Headteachers;
  • Principals;
  • Managers of schools/organisations offering adult education. 

Details, locations and dates

  • Price: 480€
  • Activities included: if not otherwise specified all courses includes at least one city guided tour and one full day excursion.
  • Lessons are from Monday to Saturday, if not stated otherwise.

Next courses in Florence

  • 25-30 March 2019
  • 22-27 April 2019
  • 27 May - 1 June 2019
  • 24-29 June 2019
  • 22-27 July 2019
  • 26-31 August 2019
  • 23-28 September 2019
  • 28 October - 2 November 2019
  • 25-30 November 2019
  • 23-28 December 2019
  • 24-29 February 2020
  • 23-28 March 2020

Included in the program: Guided Tours and entrance to Museums such as: Galleria degli Uffizi, Opera del Duomo, and others.

Not a EU teacher? This course is for you too!

Our courses are designed to fit the Erasmus+ program of the European Union, but are available also for teachers from all non EU countries.

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