Program Details

Art and Museums in Russia is for students looking to understand not only Russia's cultural and historical heritage, but also how cultural and historical heritage can be best preserved and transmitted.
Location:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

Art and Museums in Russia seeks to understand the Russian museum phenomenon and covers wide subject matter. Topics include: the history of collecting, the "museumification" of historic and cultural sites, museum operations (including storage facilities, restoration labs, exhibition curation, education, and development), integration of technology and interactivity, and museum educational work.

Art and Museums in Russia is for students looking to understand not only Russia's cultural and historical heritage, but also how cultural and historical heritage can be best preserved and transmitted. Over an intensive three weeks in beautiful St. Petersburg, Russia, we will take a behind-the-scenes look at the Hermitage Museum, and explore a plethora of others including educational museums at schools of higher learning, scientific museums, museums of ethnography, memorial apartment museums, literary museums, political history museums, and more.

Individually tailored programs, research guidance, post-study travel or Russian language study are also available. Please inquire with SRAS directly.
 

Setting Description:
St. Petersburg is Russia's cultural capital. For students interested in the arts or literature, studying in St. Petersburg is an easy choice. You’ll be surrounded by beauty and culture: canals that weave through the city’s impressive mix of architectural styles, the largest art collection in the world at the Hermitage, respected conservatories and theatres, the settings and inspiration for countless Russian literary classics, and some of the most cutting-edge music clubs in Europe.
Cost:
Please see the SRAS website for the most up-to-date information.

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