Discover the Etruscan Coastline, Tuscan hills and cites, such as Florence, Lucca, Sienna, San Gimignano and Pisa plus more. Learn new skills in: Drawing, Photography and History of Art in the process. Be inspired by a memorable, bespoke experience, in art and culture in Italy!
All courses or 1-1 breaks away are designed and delivered by highly qualified fine art lecturers. All tutors are practicing artists and art historians, who have a vast experience in art and design education. We are high end specialists in International Art Education Development. In addition, we have long established relationships with museums, galleries and historic and coastal sites in Italy!
The ‘Study in Italy’ team offer an ‘Art and Culture Tour’ programme in the region of Tuscany in Italy, which is a great place to discover the wonders and influences of the Etruscan, Roman and Renaissance periods of art and history! With the support of the ‘Art and Culture Tour’ team you will increase your knowledge and confidence in ideas and skills in art.
We offer bespoke programmes that encompass both learning and pleasure for particular groups, societies, or individuals, who enjoy travel, the arts and culture.
The delights of this holiday art tour programme in Italy, will introduce you to historic cities and sweep you through the hills of Tuscany, to sketch, draw and photograph along your way to the Etruscan coastline. There, you will experience the beauty of the sun and the sea. Private boat trips will take you along the coast on a journey above and below the sea waters. Professional divers will introduce you to snorkelling and diving, where we will sketch and capture life in the ocean below and use this for inspiration for new art works.
We welcome all levels from the beginner, the intermediate to the more advanced artists, searching for new inspiration and direction in life and in the arts. In addition we can offer specific art mentoring and career advice within your package too.
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The director Julia Dennis is fluent in Italian. She is the founder and director of London Art Portfolio Ltd. Through her lecturing career she has been Course Leader overseas in Papua New Guinea, Italy and the UK. Julia is also a practicing fine artist who exhibits regularly in Italy.
Whilst living in Italy she taught at the Istituto di Design in Torino in Italian, where she designed a drawing programme to support all art and design departments within the institution, i.e Fine Art, Fashion Design, Graphic Design and 3D Product Design.
The Art and Culture Tour programme is a great way to study art in Italy in English. Translation from Italian to English will be available at all times.
It is important to note that the Art and Culture Tour costs exclude flight and accommodation. If you proceed to book with us, we can send you a range of accommodation contacts that you can choose from to suit your personal preferences.