SUMMER CYCLADIC ART AND CULTURE COURSE
June 7th – 20th. (2 weeks)
July 2nd – 16th (2 weeks)
An intense, action-filled two week encounter with Paros and selected neighboring islands that unlocks the secret authenticity of Cycladic rural life. Journey along infrequently traveled Byzantine trails to remote villages and mountain farms, as well as ancient caves and marble quarries, historic monasteries and ruins. Unearth a humanistic island archeology beyond the textbook or tour. When not capturing your own impressions on paper or film, see how Paros's modern sculptors, artists and ceramists work to build on a continuity from ancient Greek culture, and attend evening performances of music and dance.
This specially designed course allows students of Drawing and Painting, Creative Writing, and Photography, to work on their own art, while also experiencing the wonders and excitement of an historic culture. Includes visits to Delos, Myconos, Antiparos, Naxos, and overnight in Santorini. 3 credits. (MassArt 2 credits)