Cost and Registration Information
Early Registration Price (January 8 at 9 am** – January 25 at 4 pm): $220
Regular Registration Price (January 25 at 4 pm – first day of class): $242
** 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 will assess the role of the portrait in the ancient Roman world. We will trace the origins of the portrait tradition, examine the central themes of both male and female portraiture and the messages these genres broadcast, and consider the influence of these visual traditions on the present day.
Six sessions. E - $220, L - $242
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 an Adult Seminar Leader at the Newberry Library.
Jeff Nigro is a research associate and adjunct lecturer at the Art Institute of Chicago.
A course packet of additional material, compiled by the instructor and distributed during the first class, for which there will be a nominal fee due at that time. *Please note that you can obtain the electronic copy of the course packet for no additional cost.
- For the first class, please read the following file: https://www.dropbox.com/s/zj8q5cy7z2va9qc/RomanPortraiture%20-%20first%20reading%20original.pdf?dl=0