May 26-June 5, 2016
German 460/Music 492
Join Marcella Faflak and Dr. Ginny Lewis during this 11-day musical and cultural tour through Germany and the Czech Republic. Participants will explore the German capital of Berlin and the Czech capital of Prague, with additional visits to Leipzig and Dresden, to learn about outstanding cultural achievements and landmarks of these vibrant cities. Participants will tour several unforgettable castles, historical churches, museums and memorials that commemorate crucial historical events and artistic accomplishments. The trip will include two or three concerts in major performance venues.
June 3-11, 2016
Dr. Andria Moon and Dr. Gayle Bortnem will be taking students to Italy to visit Montessori and Reggio Emilia classrooms in Milan, Florence, and Rome and get a better understanding of the history of Montessori education. Live la dolce vita in Rome as you visit an authentic gelato producer to see how the famous Italian-style ice cream is crafted during a gelato tasting, and of course, see where the pope lays his gigantic hat in Vatican City.
June 9-19, 2016
Art 492/Art History 492
Dr. Greg Blair and Sara Christensen-Blair will lead this course through travel to three European cities, Paris-Brussels-Amsterdam, in which they will trace the emergence of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art movements. This will consist of visits to museums including the world famous Louvre and Museé D’Orsay and other significant cultural sites through three countries.