Smithsonian-Mason Field School at University of Glasgow, Summer 2012
Location: United Kingdom
Summer Program Begins: 06-25-2012
UNIQUE GRADUATE SUMMER FIELD SCHOOL - HISTORY OF DECORATIVE ARTS - AT THE UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW
OPEN TO ALL POST-BACCALAUREATE STUDENTS
Join the Smithsonian-George Mason University MA in the History of Decorative Arts program for three-credit graduate courses:
“Treasure Houses of Scotland" (June 25-July 6 or July 9-20)
"From Gothic to Gothic Revival” (June 25-July 6)
“Charles Rennie Mackintosh & the Glasgow Style” (July 9-20)
All courses feature lectures, behind-the-scenes site visits, and study sessions led by leading experts and scholars.
"Treasure Houses of Scotland" - Explore the architecture and social history of Scotland's 18th- and 19th-century homes. Particular focus will be paid to the planning, descriptive treatment and use of the interiors including furniture, ceramics, silver, textiles and other decorative arts. Dr. Hilary Macartney, University of Glasgow. (This course is offered twice!)
"From Gothic to Gothic Revival" - The course examines the exuberant Scottish Gothic style, from its medieval origins and diffusion from the 12th through the 15th centuries, to its late 18th-and 19th-century antiquarian rediscovery. Dr. Debra Strickland, University of Glasgow.
"Mackintosh & the Glasgow Style" - This exciting class offers students the opportunity to examine first-hand the work of the Glasgow artist, architect, and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928). Dr. Joanna Meacock, University of Glasgow.
The course timetables will be varied and stimulating with lectures, visits, study sessions, architectural tours and films. Teaching will be led by curators and specialists active in the research, presentation and conservation of Scotland’s artistic and cultural heritage. Students will have access to the University Library for research.
Open to all post-baccalaureate students. Earn three to six graduate credits through George Mason University. Tuition: $4,500 (includes 13 nights' housing on campus).
Margaret (Peggy) Newman
Smithsonian-Mason MA in the History of Decorative Arts
Fax: 202-357-3751 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the website at http://hda.gmu.edu/glasgow
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