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ARTH 3701: Asian Art at the Freer/Sackler

Asian Art at the Freer/Sackler

ARTH 3910 - 4 credits

Travel Dates Arrive by December 8, depart by evening of December 13 or later.
Course Dates: December 9-13, 2013 
Location: Washington, D.C. 
Instructor: Sarah Magnatta 
Registration Deadline: October 12 or when course is full.

Description: This course is an introduction to the art and architecture of Asia, including but not limited to India, China, Korea, and Japan. The course evaluates the continuities of style and content between cultures, as well as describes the distinct stylistic elements of each culture studied. Religious, political, and social histories will all be addressed in addition to stylistic analyses in order to better contextualize the art of Asia. The collection at the Freer/Sackler Galleries in Washington, D.C. will be used as the visual material for the course. All lectures will pertain to or otherwise address these artworks. Additional lectures will be given by museum staff.

Approximate Travel Costs*:

Airfare: $400 (Students are responsible for making their own flight arrangements.)
Program Fee:

$1300 (Covers accommodation, public transportation pass, meals.)

Cancellation Fee:

$1300 (Applied in the event student drops the course after having been officially registered.)

*Tuition fees apply and are in addition to the expenses outlined above. These expenses are approximate and therefore subject to change.

Contact: Sarah Magnatta at

SPACE IS LIMITED TO 10 STUDENTS. Applications are being accepted  until October 12, 2013 OR until the course is full.   Application forms available online.