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  • Russia Online: Glimpses into Russian Art History

    Short Course

    In four chronologically arranged sessions we will explore distinctive facets of Russian visual art. Our topics will embrace (1) the golden artifacts of Scythians, the nomads that roamed the steppes of would-be-Russia; (2) Russia’s adoption of Christianity and architecture of Kiev, Novgorod, Suzdal, Vladimir and Moscow; (3) European styles on the Russian soil – Neo-Classicism, Romanticism and Realism in Russian painting of the 18th – 19th cc., and (4) Russian Modernism and the Avant-garde in the art of late 19th – early 20th cc.

    4 weeks * Saturdays 11:00am-12:00pm EST 

    Short Course

    Snapshot

    Language:
    English
    Topics:
    Art & Art History
  • Spring Break: Introduction to Russia

    Study Abroad

    Join SRAS for Spring Break in Russia! We will take you on a one-week grand introduction to modern Russia, its history, and its impressive culture. Follow knowledgable guides through the streets of Moscow and St. Petersburg. Sample and learn more about the local and regional cuisines. Meet your local peers in both cities to talk about what life on the ground is really like. You'll tour world-class theaters, see a wide variety of art and architecture, and see the places where both local and world history was made. This spring break experience is for anyone with an interest in Russia and its current place in the world.

    Study Abroad

    Snapshot

    Location:
    Moscow, Russia;
    St. Petersburg, Russia
    Terms:
    Spring_Break
    Topics:
    Art & Art History, Business & Economics, History
  • St. Petersburg and Moscow: Workshop for Museum Professionals

    Study Abroad

    This two-week workshop is truly a unique and high-value experience. Elena Varshavskaya, who has led our art history and museum studies program in St. Petersburg for over 10 years, invites museum professionals to join her for two weeks of extensive exploration of the museums of St. Petersburg, Peterhof, and Moscow meeting curators, restorers, educators, and others.

    This program is for museum professionals - from curators, educators, and restorers to those working with media, development ,and administration.

    Study Abroad

    Snapshot

    Language:
    English
    Location:
    St. Petersburg, Russia
    Terms:
    Summer
    Topics:
    Art & Art History, Continuing Education, Museum Studies
  • St. Petersburg: The Art and Science of Museums

    Study Abroad

    How can cultural and historical heritage be best preserved and transmitted? To answer this question, we will take a behind-the-scenes look at the Hermitage Museum, and explore the many museums of St. Petersburg -- including educational museums at schools of higher learning, scientific museums, museums of ethnography, memorial apartment museums, literary museums, political history museums, and more.

    This program is for students of museum science/studies or museum management.

    Study Abroad

    Snapshot

    Language:
    English
    Location:
    St. Petersburg, Russia
    Terms:
    Summer
    Topics:
    Art & Art History, Museum Studies