Join us on this special tour of Southwestern Spain with Dr. Donna Pierce, former Jan and Frederick Mayer Curator of Spanish Colonial Art and Chair of the New World Department at the Denver Art Museum. She also has served as curator at the Museum of International Folk Art and the New Mexico History Museum Palace of the Governors. She has authored and edited numerous publications on the art of the colonial Americas, including Painting a New World: Mexican Art and Life, 1521-1821, Spanish New Mexico: the Spanish Colonial Arts Society Collection, and Transforming Images: New Mexican Santos In-Between Worlds.
Discover remote areas of southwestern Andalusia; explore the famous “white villages” perched high in the dramatic mountainous landscape of rural Spain; visit medieval castles, Renaissance palaces, and Roman ruins; stay in the award-winning new parador at the tip of the narrow peninsula separating the Atlantic Ocean and the Bay of Cádiz where merchants watched for their ships returning from the New World laden with exotic trade goods from Asia and the Americas; see forts built to protect Spanish towns from English pirates; visit Mudéjar (Christian/Muslim) palaces, Arab baths, and a Jewish synagogue in the magical towns of Jerez de la Frontera, Seville, and Córdoba; see an equestrian show performed by the famous Arabian horses of Andalusia and tour a sherry winery. Enjoy lectures on the history, art and culture of the region. Tertulias (social hour chats) in Spanish will be offered, if there is interest.
Price per person based on double occupancy: $6,945.00
**Includes roundtrip international flights from Denver or Dallas.
Single supplement: $8,620.00
April 25 - May 8, 2017
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