From the Barefoot Pilgrim to the Well-Heeled Tourist

TRAVEL AND TRANSFORMATION IN THE VATICAN MUSEUMS

AN EXCLUSIVE ONLINE LECTURE SERIES WITH PROF. ELIZABETH LEV SATURDAYS AT 10:00AM PDT BEGINNING APRIL 24, 2021

Liz Lev holds degrees in art history from the University of Chicago and the University of Bologna and has been teaching art history at Duquesne University’s Italian campus since 2002.

She is a well-known tour guide and has served as a consultant to the Vatican Museums for their art and faith itineraries, projects with the Vatican Patrons of the Arts and wrote “Vatican Treasures: The Via Pulchritudinis,” a film presented to Pope Benedict XVI in 2012.

Lev’s books include A Body for Glory: Theology of the Body in the Papal Collections, and How Catholic Art Saved the Faith, and she writes
regularly for several journals, including Angelus and Magnificat. She is a Vatican analyst for NBC, and has appeared on the Today Show, Nightline and 60 Minutes. Her TED Talk on the Sistine Chapel has garnered over 1.7 million views. Her latest project, Masters’ Gallery Rome, offers on-line video classes to learn about the art, history and faith of the Eternal City.