Discover the Art and Culture of New York City This Winter With College of DuPage
By Jennifer DUda
Travel to New York City for guided tours of some of the greatest art museums in the world as part of “New York City: Art and Visual Culture,” a new course offering this winter through the College of DuPage Field Studies and Experiential Learning program.
The class meets for two days prior to the trip, which is scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 7, to Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, and is led by COD Art Professor David Ouellette. Students will explore the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art and many others.
“We haven’t done a Field Studies course in art before, so this is an exciting opportunity for students to experience some of the best the art world has to offer while completing a general education requirement,” he said. “I want to introduce students to these wonderful museums that have collections covering the entirety of art history.”
In addition to MoMA and The Met, participants will visit The Guggenheim Museum and the Frick Collection as well as viewing art at smaller galleries.
"We’ll focus on the museums, but I also want to open them up to elements of modern art, exploring various neighborhood galleries,” Ouellette said. “Art can be intimidating and I want this experience to give students a taste of all art movements.”
During the class sessions prior to the trip, students will learn how to research and explore art museums. Participants then will complete a project on the trip, followed by two more class sessions upon their return.
The cost of the trip is $940, which includes round trip airfare, hotel accommodations, daily continental breakfast, entrance to all museums and unlimited ground transportation. Tuition is extra.
For more information, contact David Ouellette at (630) 942-2586 or email@example.com. To registration, call the Field Studies/Study Abroad office at (630) 942-2356.
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