A THREE-WEEK SEMINAR AND STUDIO RESIDENCY FOR PRACTICING ARTISTS, TEACHERS, AND GRADUATE STUDENTS INTERESTED IN EXPLORING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ART, RELIGION, AND THEOLOGY IN ORVIETO, ITALY.
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ART IN ORVIETO is an advanced summer studies program in art, religion, and theology located in Orvieto, Italy, a magnificent hill town 90 minutes north of Rome. The program offers an ecumenical exploration of Christian understandings of the arts. It provides a three-week residency designed for practicing artists, art teachers, graduate students in relevant fields, and other adult learners interested in engaging the intersection of art, religion, and theology.
The acronym ART represents Art, Religion, and Theology, the foci of the program.
ART IN ORVIETO is a program of the Institute for Christian Studies, an affiliate of the Toronto School of Theology, Toronto, Ontario.
THE ART IN ORVIETO PROGRAM occupies a magnificent facility in the town of Orvieto. Accommodations, seminar rooms, and studio space are all housed in the superbly renovated medieval monastery of the Servite Order in Orvieto. The space is leased from Gordon College of Wenham, Massachusetts. The Institute for Christian Studies and Gordon College share a common mission on this site: to engage in integrating thought and practice in the arts with theology and the life of faith.
The program takes place in Orvieto, Italy. Program dates are: JULY 14 - AUGUST 3, 2024.
The Seminar and the Workshops begin on: JULY 15.
The Early Bird application deadline is: JANUARY 31, 2023.
Early Bird applicants will be eligible to receive a $500CAD Ruth and Inès Memorial Scholarship for Artistic Education. (8 scholarships available. Visit the Fees page to find out more about this and other available financial aid for ART in Orvieto.)
The final application deadline is: MARCH 31, 2024. Applicants will be notified of admission by APRIL 15 at the latest and be asked to confirm their participation in the program by APRIL 30.
PLEASE NOTE: We have a maximum capacity for this program. If we reach that capacity, any additional applicants will be put on our waitlist. Our waitlist will close the same day as our application deadline: MARCH 31.
Participants will be expected to pay all program fees by MAY 15.
For more information about ART IN ORVIETO please contact our Academic Registrar.