Faculty Advisor

Carrera, Fabio

Faculty Advisor

Jiusto, J. Scott

Center

Venice, Italy

Abstract

This project was the first at Worcester Polytechnic Institute to research, study, and analyze no longer existing Venetian institutions known as scuole. These scuole were akin to confraternities, artisan guilds, and devotional societies. Our group created a database cataloguing 920 scuole, and maps showing 63 scuole locations, 170 altars commissioned by the scuole, and 181 public displays of art from the scuole. The team also produced a series of tours including virtual, walking, and scavenger hunt types. All of these products as well as general and specific scuole history were entered into a self created website that can be hosted for the public.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

December 2006

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Interdisciplinary Programs

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