Mostra Closing Ceremony in Athens 1/17/15

La Mostra (The Show) – The Cortona Program proudly continues the 45-year-old tradition of a student and faculty exhibition, La Mostra. In Cortona works are from each concluding semester from areas such as Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Ceramics, Sculpture, Metals/Jewelry, Books/Paper, Landscape Architecture, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Photography. La Mostra also includes contextual displays for lecture […]

2014 Summer Mostra

A great turnout for the Mostra, despite the thunderstorm raging outside.

Cortona Memories

A great video put together by one of our Summer 13 student, Emmy Feinberg. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do. Thanks for sharing this with us, Emmy!

Final Dinner at Ristorante Tonino

Spring 2014’s “Last Supper” at Ristorante Tonino: we ate ’til we were fit to burst, we made many speeches, and Director Chris Robinson eloquently expressed the gratitude we all feel towards the staff at Tonino’s and our housekeepers at Kehoe and Severini — without them, we would be eating nothing but Nutella and toast, and […]

Another Great Mostra!

UGA Cortona Class of Spring 2014 had their final exhibition and poetry reading April 18-19 at Palazzo Vagnotti in Cortona. Another great Mostra! In conjunction with the Mostra, a poetry reading by our Creative Writing students. Smart, funny, wounded but strong, they revealed sides of themselves that we didn’t know existed. Kudos to Creative Writing […]

Fall ’13 Group Photo

The fall semester was great! We can all relive our time on those courthouse steps.


The Cortona Fall 2013 program exhibition of student and faculty work opened in Cortona on Friday November 8th at 5:30 pm, in the Palazzo Vagnotti. Exhibited work was created during the fall 2013 semester, on campus and in the studios of the Cortona residential center, also known as the John D. Kehoe Cortona Center. The […]

Wesley Clark puts Cortona in the News

Decatur ‘go-getter’ broadens horizons with trip to Italy “Mi scusi, parli inglese?” As 22-year-old Wesley Clark sat opposite classmate Rachel Peterson at the Italian trattoria on May 25, he found himself in very unfamiliar territory. Just a few short weeks ago, “Posso avere un po di più, per favore?” were the last words that he […]

Visit us at the Study Abroad Fair!

Ciao a tutti. Do you have questions about studying abroad in Italy? Stop by and visit with the program reps at the Cortona Studies Abroad tables at the OIE Study Abroad Fair and learn about classes in Art, Art History, Italian Language, Classics, Creative Writing, and English, as well as three 2014 Maymester programs. It’s […]

A Cortona Year in Pictures

Enjoy the year  through images from this past year.