Day 1 Assisi – before and after Giotto: Cimabue and Pietro Cavallini. Investigation around art changings through the XIII century.
Day 2 Spoleto – Alberto Sotio: unique XII century school of art in remote Umbria, how byzantine influences have produced masterpieces.
Day 1 and day 2 from 9 to 12.00 will have a presentation class of the artists and the the historical context of medieval Italy.
Day 3 Montefalco – Benozzo Gozzoli: a piece of Florence in Umbria. Spello – Pinturicchio: artist of the most reach XVth century courts of Italian Renaissance.
Day 4 Orvieto – From ‘300 to ‘500: three centuries in a single masterpiece, the Duomo of Orvieto and the ‘Fabrica’.
Day 5 Perugia – briefing up: Galleria Nazionale dell’Umbria, eight centuries of History of Art in Umbria in one place.
Irene Maturi was born in Spoleto, where she grew up in the hamlet of San Giovanni di Baiano, she attended the Liceo Classico Pontano – Sansi.
After graduating in Conservation of Cultural Heritage, historical, artistic and architectural course, she attended the European School of High Specialization in Conservation and Restoration of Ancient Books in Spoleto, where she graduated in 2005 and soon after she started the the collaboration with the Coo.Be.C Conservation and Restoration Laboratories in Spoleto, then she carried out until 2021.
Since 2002 Irene started to collect several qualifications in the tourism industry: first as a Hiking Guide and then as a Tourist Guide, starting collaborations with international tour operators, especially British and US, specialized in eco-sustainable and environmentally friendly tourism, in 2016 she obtained the qualification as Sommelier, aimed at completing the tourist proposal in an experiential sense.
Since 2016, she also teaches History, Literaure and History of Art in public middle and High School.