Smithsonian-Mason Field School at University of Glasgow Summer 2014
Location: United Kingdom
Summer Course Dates: June 30 – July 11, 2014
UNIQUE GRADUATE SUMMER FIELD SCHOOL - HISTORY OF DECORATIVE ARTS & DESIGN - AT THE UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW
OPEN TO ALL WITH AN UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE*
Join the Smithsonian-George Mason University MA in the History of Decorative Arts & Design program for a summer experience that will enrich and inspire you. This 3-credit graduate-level course is led by curators and specialists in the research and preservation of Scotland’s artistic and cultural heritage.
"Treasure Houses of Scotland: Collectors and Collections"
(June 30-July 11, 2014)
Explore Scotland’s great houses and gardens, known for magnificent architecture and interiors filled with the finest collections of furniture, ceramics, silver, textiles and other decorative arts. This varied and stimulating summer course offers students the opportunity to closely study Scotland’s preeminent collections of decorative arts. Particular focus is paid to the history of individual collectors and collections, as well as 18th- and 19th-century social and architectural history.
The course features behind-the-scenes visits to historic houses and gardens, master classes with renowned experts, study sessions at museum collections in Glasgow, and access to the University Library for research.
Instructor: Dr. Hilary Macartney, Honorary Research Fellow, Research Associate (History of Art), University of Glasgow.
Tuition: $4,900 (includes 13 nights' housing—single room with private bath).
*Participants are not required to be currently enrolled in a graduate program. Don’t need graduate credit? Contact us for information about auditing.
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