Rome is teeming with art, from Renaissance frescoes to contemporary galleries, classical statues to baroque décor
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Sample itinerary for University and College groups (not included in the guide price)
Rome is an outdoor museum packed-full of ancient architecture, historic monuments and fascinating symbolism where art and design tours flourish and students become consumed by a fresh and exciting passion.
The Piazza della Repubblica, St. Peter's Basilica and the Trevi Fountain all represent some exceptional examples of Renaissance and Baroque architecture and allow students of art and design to get up close to some of Italy's most iconic structures.
Alongside the designs of the Renaissance are situated the imposing edifices of the Roman Empire with the Colosseum, the Pantheon and the Arch of Constantine, all providing plenty of case study material for those looking to compare and contrast classical with contemporary.
If walking amongst Rome's external exhibition of art ranging from ancient to Neoclassical wasn't enough, step inside one of the city's museums and you'll be treated to a whole lot more besides.
The national galleries of ancient and modern art are the perfect places for university art and design students to take stock of just how important Romans take their cultural heritage. And if you can't gleam inspiration from the likes of Perugino, Guttoso and Giorgio Morandi then you might want to give up now.
Aside from the national museums, Rome also holds one of the finest collections of religious artwork anywhere on the planet and if you're planning to visit the Eternal City then it would be rude not to pay your respects within the chambers and corridors of the Vatican. The journey to the Sistene Chapel is a mind-blowing experience and one that will leave you in no doubt as to the greatness of artists such as Raphael, Carvaggio and, of course, Michelangelo.
From mosaic and fresco workshops to guided tours of the Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome has to be up there as one of the all-time favourite destinations for art and design student tours.
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