Art History Seminar in Paris, Giverny, and Chartres


Day 1: Travel

Depart from San Francisco

Day Two: Arrival in Paris

Arrive in Paris

Introductory Lecture

Day Three: The Gothic Cathedral in France

Morning Lecture: The Gothic Cathedral in France

Tour Notre Dame, St. Chapelle, St. Sulpice

Evening Discussion: The Classical Tradition in French Painting

Day Four: Camille Corot

Morning Lecture: Camille Corot

Visit to the Louvre

Evening Concert at St. Chapelle

Day Five: The Age of the Impressionists

Morning Lecture: The Age of the Impressionists

Visit to the Musee d’Orsay

Afternoon Discussion at Square du Vert-Galant: Paris in the Age of the Impressionists

Bateau Moche: A Boat Ride on the Seine

Day Six: Auguste Rodin

Morning Lecture: Auguste Rodin

Tour of the Musee Rodin, Lunch in the Gardens

Visit to the Musee de l’Orangerie

Evening Stroll to the Louvre, I.M. Pet’s Glass Pyramid

Day Seven: Monet at Giverny

Morning Lecture: Monet at Giverny

Day Trip to Giverny, Monet’s Home and Gardens

Trivia Night

Day Eight: A Visit to Chartres

Day Trip to Chartres

Visit the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres

Day Nine: Travel

Depart from Paris