This Month at ISI

Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Travel Workshop
Learn about the ins and outs of traveling in Florence, Italy, and around Europe. From information on buses, trains, low cost airlines and city recommendations, this workshop will prepare you well to travel independently this
Jan 12 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
ISI Sponsored: A Day in Chianti
All students are invited to take part in the Chianti day trip: groups will visit a Tuscan winery, take a tour of the property, learn about wine, feast on a typical Italian lunch, and take
Jan 13 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Day trip to Pisa & Lucca
The trip includes a guided tour by an ISI art history professor, entrance tickets, and private bus. Discover that Pisa has more to it that its Leaning Tower and treat yourself to a bike ride
Jan 13 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Day trip to Siena & San Gimignano
The trip includes a guided tour by an ISI art history professor, entrance tickets, and private bus. Enjoy Siena, a surprisingly well-kept medieval town, and get ready to be struck by the beauty of San
An insider’s guide to your semester abroad
You may be wondering, “how can I do everything I want to in such a short period of time– and how do I make the most out of this experience?” The well-known “Girl in Florence”
Jan 19 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
ISI Sponsored: A Day in Chianti
All students are invited to take part in the Chianti day trip: groups will visit a Tuscan winery, take a tour of the property, learn about wine, feast on a typical Italian lunch, and take
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Day trip to Pisa & Lucca
The trip includes a guided tour by an ISI art history professor, entrance tickets, and private bus. Discover that Pisa has more to it that its Leaning Tower and treat yourself to a bike ride
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Day trip to Siena & San Gimignano
The trip includes a guided tour by an ISI art history professor, entrance tickets, and private bus. Enjoy Siena, a surprisingly well-kept medieval town, and get ready to be struck by the beauty of San
Jan 22 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Fresco Painting Workshop
“Of all techniques used by painters, fresco painting is the most skilled and beautiful.” This is how the famous Florentine artist, Giorgio Vasari introduced the fresco technique, considered among the most difficult in the world.
Field Trip Family Business
Field Trip to Giusti and Ferrari, Modena Family Business  Prof. Clive Woollard
Field Trip The Villa and The Garden Sec.1 & 2
Field Trip to Fiesole  The Villa and The Garden  Prof. Silvia Catitti
Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Aperitivo Experience
The quintessential Italian “aperitivo” is an enormously popular Italian activity post-work/school focused on socializing, and enjoying snacks and a drink before dinner. It’s a perfect way to experience the local culture, meet new people, and
Field Trip Architecture Design Studio VI (MU)
Field Trip to Val d’Orcia Architecture Design Studio VI (Marywood University) Prof. Franco Pisani
Field Trip Family Business
Field Trip to Giusti and Ferrari, Modena Family Business Prof. Clive Woollard
Architecture in Context (RWU)
Field Trip to Rome Architecture in Context (Roger Williams University) Prof. Carlo Achilli 
Field Trip Archaeology
Field Trip to Fiesole, Digging Experience Archaeology Prof. Carolina Megale 
Field Trip History and Preservation: Architecture in Italy
Field Trip to Rome History and Preservation: Architecture in Italy Prof. Daniela Sinicropi 
Field Trip Survey and Drawing
Field Trip to Prato Survey and Drawing Prof. Stefano Corazzini  
Field Trip The History and Culture of Food-Sec. 1 & 2
Field trip to Chianti The History and Culture of Food, Sections 1 & 2 Prof. Peter Fischer
Feb 19 – Feb 22 all-day
Midterm Exams
Spring 2018 Midterm Exams
Feb 23 – Mar 4 all-day
Midterm Break
Spring 2018 Midterm Break
Architecture Design Studio VI (MU)
Field Trip to Vicenza and Padova Architecture Design Studio VI (Marywood University) Prof. Franco Pisani 
Field Trip Italy and the Jews
Field Trip to Pisa Synagogue and cemetery Italy and the Jews Prof. Shulamit Furstenberg
Field Trip The History and Culture of Food-Sec. 3
Field trip to Chianti The History and Culture of Food, Section 3 Prof. Peter Fischer
Field Trip The Villa and The Garden-Sec. 1 & 2
Field Trip to Rome The Villa and The Garden – Sections 1 & 2 Prof. Silvia Catitti
Field Trip Ancient Rome
Field Trip to Rome (overnight) Ancient Rome Prof. Erika Bianchi 
Field Trip Architecture in Context (RWU)
Field Trip to Bargino & Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista “Chiesa dell’Autostrada del Sole”  Architecture in Context (Roger Williams University) Prof. Carlo Achilli 
Field Trip History of Italian Design
Field Trip to La Triennale di Milano History of Italian Design Prof. Franco Pisani
Field Trip The History and Culture of Food-Sec. 4
Field Trip to Podere Paglieri The History and Culture of Food – Section 4 Prof. Ted Metcalfe 
Field Trip Advanced Design Studio: Urban (RWU)
Field Trip to Berlin Advanced Design Studio: Urban (Roger Williams University) Prof. Carlo Achilli