Art students in Italy

Posted: June, 28, 2017 - 8:56am

Art students return from Italy

Twenty-three art students visited Rome, Capri, Sorrento, Pompei, Assisi, Florence, Lucca, and Venice, Italy in June with art teachers Michelle Adams and Kevin Shifley. The objective of the trip was to provide students with an educational opportunity to travel and explore the history, art, architecture, and culture of Italy. Planning for the trip began in the fall of 2015.

View a gallery of photos provided by Mrs. Adams and Mr. Shifley on the Lakes Facebook page.

Among the trip’s highlights:

-Visiting the Colosseum
-Walking through the Roman Forum
-Exploring the Vatican City
-Seeing the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
-Visiting St. Peter’s Basilica
-Making a wish at the Trevi Fountain
-Exploring Pompeii
-Visiting the Basilica of St. Francis
-Seeing the Duomo in Florence
-Taking a gondola ride in Venice
-Watching a glass blowing demonstration in Venice
-Learning about leather production in Florence
-Visiting Michelangelo’s statue of David
-Eating PLENTY of gelato, pizza, pasta, and bread!
-Learning about and enjoying the culture of Italy through our AMAZING tour director, Giordano.​

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