Art History in Southern France
/ Schedule

June 1 - 14, 2018 (Tenative)
3 undergraduate art history credits
Course number: IPD-3703-A
Tuition: $4,200.00

Faculty: Peter Hristoff, Laurence Minard-Amalou

Tentative Schedule

Friday, May 27
6:00 pm – Orientation and Welcome Dinner

Saturday, May 28
French lesson; Walking tour of Avignon

Sunday, May 29
Day Trip: Pont du Gard and Nîmes (discussion of Roman architecture; visit Roman aqueduct over Gardon; in Nîmes: Roman amphitheater and temple Maison Carrée)

Monday, May 30
Day Trip: Le Luberon (Roussillon, Ménerbes, Oppède)

Tuesday, May 31
Day Trip: Arles (Roman forum, baths and amphitheater–to be compared with the one in Nîmes; Romanesque: St Trophime sculptural doorway and cloister; Renaissance and classical architecture: town hall)

Wednesday, June 1
Day Trip: Saint-Rémy de Provence and Les Baux de Provence (Saint- Rémy village and marketplace; Roman ruins: Glanum and Les Antiques; hospital where Van Gogh stayed; Les Baux: medieval fortress and village)

Thursday, June 2
Half-Day Tour: Villeneuve-lès-Avignon (Carthusian monastery founded in the 14th century; “Le Coronation of Virgin Mary” by Enguerrand Quarton)

Friday, June 3
Free time

Saturday, June 4
Day Trip: Aix-en-Provence (medieval cathedral; 17th and 18th century “Hôtels Particulars”; town hall; wheat market). Also, Cézanne’s house and workshop; Montagne des peintres, vista over Montagne Sainte-Victoire

Sunday, June 5
Free time

Monday, June 6
Day Trip: Orange and Vaison la Romaine (in Orange, visit Roman Theater and Arch of Triumph; in Vaison, medieval village and citadel)

Tuesday, June 7
Day Trip: Marseilles

Wednesday, June 8
Farewell dinner

Thursday, June 9
Program ends

Please note that this schedule is subject to change. For further information contact Deborah Hussey, program coordinator, via e-mail:; phone: 212.592.2333.