UNK-Students will have a new and exciting opportunity this summer to receive college credits at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. On July 15-22, Dr. John Dinsmore, Professor of Art at UNK will be leading a seminar/tour focusing on Special Problems in Art History. Assisting will be Mr. James May, Assistant Professor of Art at UNK and Interim Curator at the Museum of Nebraska Art.
Participants will view the visual arts of the Southwest and the blend of American Indian, Spanish, and Anglo cultures. All three cultures will be felt while visiting historic sites, museums and other points of interest in Santa Fe, Taos and the surrounding area.
After four days on campus the group will travel to the southwest. Enroute to the Southwest they will visit the Denver Art Museum and enjoy the majestic views from the Vesa Verde near Cortez, CO. While traveling through Georgia O’keeffe country participants will tour her home and studio in Abiquiu. While in Santa Fe the group will visit the Fine Arts Museum, Georgia O’keeffe Museum, International Folk Art Museum as well as other attraction options.
Departing Santa Fe the tour will wind its way through quaint Spanish mountain villages to Taos. Highlights in Taos will include Taos Pueblo, St. Francis of Assisi Church, Millicent Rogers Museum, Van Vechten Lineberry Museum, Rio Grande Gorge and other historic sites as well as many galleries and shops. The Southwest Seminar/Tour will be limited to 18 students. Reservation deposits will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Those wanting more information about this opportunity should call Dr. Dinsmore at (308) 865-8353 or (308) 865-8845.