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The Grand Tour - Jessica Fahy

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The Grand Tour - Jessica Fahy

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UCD Adult Education


01 7167123


05 Oct - 23 Nov 2017


11.00am - 1.00pm


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The Grand Tour
Jessica Fahy
Studio Theatre, dlr LexIcon 
Thursdays 11.00-1.00pm
(8 weeks) Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 and Nov 2, 9, 16, 23

The Grand Tour through France and Italy became a popular journey made by the classically educated male members of the northern European ruling class to complete their education. This course will trace the origins of the practice and its development with a particular emphasis on the artistic experience of the traveller. Further areas including historical and social context will be discussed along with the specific goals of the travels. There will be one visit to the National Gallery which has an impressive collection of works connected to the Grand Tour.

Booking: Enrol online at or phone 01 716 7123 or email for further information.

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