Country Day has its own Artists in Residence program in the
beautiful town of Cortona, Italy, nestled in the hills of
Tuscany. Students in grades 10–12 spend two weeks studying
art and refining their artistic talents. They enjoy classes and studio time led by CCDS teachers,
Interested students must submit a letter of intent and portfolio
to a selection committee. Students may focus on either art
history or studio art. The trip includes excursions to Assisi, Florence, Siena,
and Orvieto, as well as a three-day trip to Rome.