Lecture followed by a traditional Italian dinner

Next lecture: “A Renaissance Christmas”

December 8th at Roma Restaurant
Providence, Rhode Island

Rocky Ruggiero Cultural Programs for the Arts

Established in 2008 in Florence, Italy, our programs offer high-level academic study opportunities to visitors in Italy. Our personalized and engaging teaching methods make Italian history and culture come alive for both first-time and experienced travellers.
“The Renaissance in Northern Italy”
Milan, Parma, Mantua and Padua
  • On-site private lectures in the great Northern Italian Renaissance cities
  • Padua: The Scrovegni Chapel and the Basilica of St. Anthony
  • Parma: Camera di San Paolo, Church of San Giovanni Evangelista, Duomo and National Painting Gallery
  • Mantua: Palazzo Duccale, Basilica of Sant’Andrea, Palazzo del Te
  • Florence: Uffizi Gallery
  • Milan: Castello Sforzesco, Brera Gallery and Santa Maria delle Grazie
“The Eternal City”
  • On-site lectures to the greatest sites of Rome: Coliseum, Sistine Chapel and Saint Peter’s
  • Exclusive visit to the Sistine Chapel while it is closed to the public
  • Private visits:
    Roman Forum
    Piazza Navona
    Villa Farnesina
    Villa Borghese
    Michelangelo’s “Moses”
    Church of San Clemente and to various Caravaggio churches
“Masterpieces of the Renaissance”
  • On-site lectures to the greatest sites of Florence: Uffizi Gallery, Accademia Gallery, Cathedral
  • Exclusive visits to the Uffizi Gallery, the Orsanmichele Church and the Cathedral Complex while it is closed to the public
  • Private visits:
    Accademia Gallery
    Medici Chapels
    Piazza Signoria
    Church of Santa Croce
    Bargello Museum and Orsanmichele Church