Art 1234 – Art Appreciation: The Art of Paris is a course intended to enhance students’ appreciation of the visual arts of Paris by exposing them to Paris museums, galleries, architecture and etc. Students will tour museums such as the Louvre, the Musee de l’Orangerie, and the Rodin Museum as well as architecture such as the Eiffel Tower, the Pompidou Center, and Notre Dame de Paris. Students will also be introduced to philosophies and information about artists who created work in Paris from medieval to modern times. In addition, the class will learn about the different media artists use and explore the reasons why the artwork is considered significant.
Art 1234 – Art Appreciation: The Art of Paris.The class will consist of online preparatory work, a trip to Paris to view original art and architecture, and an online follow-up class for presentations. We will travel to Paris to study the characteristics of its art and architecture, so that we can better appreciate the importance the city has to the art world.
Dr. Tulla Lightfoot, Art Department Associate Professor, has developed an amazing faculty-led study abroad in Paris, France during Maymester (maximum 12 students). This 14-day study abroad includes:
May 7-10 Online portion of the class: Introduction/Vocabulary for Art (Chapter 1 – 5 Living With Art). Topics: Vocabulary for Art, Introduction to Paris , Basic French phrases.
Art Media 2-dimensional, Chapters 5 – 9
Topics: Drawing, Painting, printing, camera arts, Museum of Paris, Continued Basic French phrases.
Art Media 3-dimensional, architecture, Chapters 11, 13
Topics: casting, modeling, carving, Sculpture gardens of Paris, Cathedrals and architecture.
May 10-21 Paris, France
Day 1 Depart from the U.S.
Day 2 Arrival in Paris – Eiffel Tower.
Day 3 Louvre and Tuileries Gardens
Day 4 Pompidou Center (contemporary art) and Museum Picasso (modern art).
Day 5 Place de La Concorde and Museum de l'Orangerie (impressionist art).
Day 6 Museum d'Orsay (post impressionists) and Arc du Triomphe.
Day 7 Palais Decouverte and Museum Rodin.
Day 8 Sainte Chapelle, the Cluny and Notre Dame de Paris.
Day 9 Versailles Palace (train trip RER).
Day 10 Museum Marmottan-Monet (Impressionist).
Day 11 Cathedral of St. Denis. Montmarte (Sacre Coeur - Moulin de la Galette).
Day 12 Flight home to U.S.
On campus review, Final project due.
**Please note. Schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the faculty leader.
■ Round-trip shuttle transfer from UNCP to North Carolina airport
■ Round-trip airfare (North Carolina to Paris)
■ Round-trip airport shuttle. (Paris)
■ Entrance fees to Mussee d'Orsay of Solferino, Louvre, Jeu de Paume, Centre Pompidou, Musee d' Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Musee Rodin, Jacquemart-Andre Museum, Musee du Luxembourg, Musee National des Arts Asiatiques-Guimet, Institut du Monde Arabe, Musee Picasso, Musee Marmottan.
■ Housing (Minimum 2 students per room.)
■ Tuition/fees for Art 1234 – Art Appreciation : The Art of Paris. Must be paid in full, prior to departure.
■ U.S. Passport fees
■ Airline baggage fees or overweight baggage fees.
■ $50 Study Abroad Application Fee (non-refundable). Due at time of application.
■ Books for Art 1234-Art Appreciation (if required).
You must have approval from the Study Abroad Coordinator. You must be registered forArt 1234 – Art Appreciation: The Art of Paris (3 credits). Tuition and fees for UNCP Maymester course are not included in cost of faculty-led study abroad to Paris, France.
This is an approved study abroad program through the Center for International Programs and the Art Department, and may qualify for financial aid. In order to qualify for financial aid a student must be registered for full-time studies (6-credits) in the summer. Most grants, loans, or scholarships should apply to this approved program. Please direct all questions about student financial aid eligibility to the Financial Aid Office .
-You will need to have a valid US Passport (not included in cost of program) to participate in this study abroad. Please visit the Department of State website for a US Passport application: http://travel.state.gov/passport/passport_1738.html
-Students must attend a mandatory pre-departure meeting at the end of the spring 2012 semester.
-Students must travel to/from study abroad destination with group.
Individual payment plans may be arranged with the Study Abroad Coordinator and are flexible based on a student’s individual financial situation. Please note that all deposits/payments are non-refundable.
All students at UNC Pembroke are eligible to participate in this Study Abroad, provided that they meet the following minimum requirements:
UNCP Students in Paris.
Updated: Wednesday, November 16, 2011
© The University of North Carolina at Pembroke
PO Box 1510 Pembroke, NC 28372-1510 • 910.521.6000