Exploring Late Medieval and Early Italian Renaissance Art and Architecture | Newberry

Exploring Late Medieval and Early Italian Renaissance Art and Architecture

Led by Alexis Culotta, PhD. Three sessions. 1 - 3 pm.
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Saturdays, September 28 - October 12

1 - 3 pm

This seminar is full. Please call 312-255-3700.

Cost and Registration Information

Early Registration Price (August 27 at 9 am** – September 13 at 4 pm): $170
Regular Registration Price (September 13 at 4 pm – first day of class): $187

** Registration opens online at 9 am. Phone registration will be accepted starting at 10 am.

Members, seniors, and students get a 10% discount.

This seminar is full. Please call 312-255-3700 to be added to the wait list.

Seminar Description

What explains the metamorphosis of the Gothic into the Renaissance style? In order to answer this question and others, this seminar offers an exciting look at the revolutionary figures of 14th- and 15th-century European art. Join us as we uncover the key influences and evolutions in painting, sculpture, and architecture during the period from the rise of Giotto to the early days of Leonardo da Vinci.

Three sessions. E - $170, L - $187

Alexis Culotta holds a PhD in art history and teaches in a variety of capacities, including as an adjunct lecturer at the Art Institute of Chicago and a seminar leader at the Newberry.

Materials List


  • A free digital course packet of additional material, compiled by the instructor and distributed electronically before the seminar begins. **Please note that you can purchase a printed copy at an additional cost to be paid at the first session (cash or check accepted).

First Reading:

  • There is no reading assignment for the first class.

This class is part of the Newberry’s Adult Education Seminars Program. Learn more about our registration procedures.