Jewels of Antiquity

Start your journey through the historic Adriatic and Mediterranean in majestic Venice before cruising on to some of the mediterranean region's most notable Greek and Roman sites and ruins, then continue on to visit the historic and glamorous sites of the italian coastline

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 Hellenic temple at Corfu, Greece  View from Rialto Bridge, Venice  View of the Doge's Palace and Campanile from the canal in Venice  Piazza San Marco at night  Old fort in Split, Croatia  Beautiful view of Hvar, Croatia  View of Kotor Bay and Sv. Djordje and Our Lady of the Rocks Church, Montenegro  Greco-Roman Theater in Taormina, Sicily  Frescoes in a room in Herculaneum  The imposing Roman Colosseum  St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City  View of the Florence cathedral and typical Italian pizza  Palais des Papes, Avignon  Pont Saint-Bénézet, Avignon


Aneta Georgievska-Shine

Aneta Georgievska-Shine

May 19 - Jun 4, 2015

Aneta Georgievska-Shine is an independent scholar specializing in Northern Baroque and Renaissance art. In addition to her affiliation with University of Maryland as a part-time faculty member, she is a frequent guest lecturer for museums and art institutions in the Washington area, including the Smithsonian Resident Associates Program.

Her academic training in the artistic culture of the Low Lands has been enriched by several museum fellowships at prestigious institutions. In 2007, she was the co-organizer of the international conference of the Historians of Netherlandish Art. Her publications include numerous articles in U.S. and international journals, essays in exhibition catalogs, as well as a book on Peter Paul Rubens.

Dr. Georgievska-Shine is a popular Smithsonian Journeys Expert and has led unforgettable journeys to France, Italy, The Netherlands, Central and Eastern Europe. She has also been a lecturer on a variety of River and Mediterranean cruises.  Aneta is fluent in five languages and is currently teaching courses on Art History and the Museum World, and Classical Mythology in the Early Modern Period (Italy, France, The Netherlands, and Spain).