The Glory of Venice: Art and Music, 1500-1800 | Newberry

The Glory of Venice: Art and Music, 1500-1800

Led by Jeff Nigro & John Nygro. Three sessions. 1 - 3 pm.
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Saturdays, October 19 - November 2

1 - 3 pm

This class has been cancelled.

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

** This class has been cancelled **

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

Seminar Description

Celebrate the glories of Venetian art and music from the city’s Renaissance heyday through its Baroque period and the cultural flowering of the late Republic. Each session of this course will involve presentations by the instructors and group discussions of selected works of art and music, with the goal of achieving a deeper understanding and appreciation of the magnificent cultural legacy of Venice in its Golden Age.

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

Jeff Nigro is a research associate in the Department of Ancient and Byzantine Art at the Art Institute of Chicago and an adjunct lecturer in the museum’s Department of Learning and Public Engagement.

John Nygro is a Chicago-based lecturer, actor, and musician with a forty-year career in the arts. He has given talks at universities, libraries, arts organizations, and on the radio.

Materials List


  • There are no required materials for this class.

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.