Ravenna: The City of Mosaics

October 1, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm; Addolorata Villa

Address: 555 McHenry Rd Wheeling, IL 60090

Mosaic art.

Ravenna, the city of art, is universally known for its mosaics. Travel to this fascinating Italian city for a highly visual look at its masterpieces of mosaic art and late Roman architecture. During the later 6th century Ravenna hosted a renaissance of biblical Byzantine mosaics, remaining the most important site outside Constantinople. The Church of San Vitale, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is especially celebrated for its extensive and best-preserved mosaic art of the Justinian era (c. 540-750). Examine its great beauty and learn about the signs and symbols of Old and New.

RSVP to Liz Starman at 847-808-4421 for the programs that interest you. All programs are free of charge. Seating is limited.

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