BRINGING HERITAGE CLOSER. CORELLA
From 24 to 26 August 2010
Corella Youth Creation Centre
OPENING AND PRESENTATION OF THE COURSE
On 24, 25 and 26 August 2010, the Chair of Heritage and Navarrese Art of the University of Navarre gave the course Acercar el Patrimonio. Corella, in the framework of the programme of the "X Summer Courses of the Universities of Navarre 2010", under the direction of Professor Ricardo Fernández Gracia, and with the special partnership of the Town Council of Corella.
Most of the sessions took place in the town's Centro de Creación Joven, which was packed with more than 120 people enrolled, where leading specialists in subject from the Universities of Navarre and Zaragoza, the Chair de Patrimonio y Arte Navarro and the Sociedad de programs of study Históricos de Navarra took part. The different lessons dealt with the knowledge of the cultural assets and the historical-artistic heritage of the town of Corella from the Age average to the 20th century, showing the reality of heritage as an integral part of a modern, cultured and advanced society. Using a method that combines theoretical and practical sessions with "in situ" visits to the main monumental sites of the city, such as the church of San Miguel, the course analysed the achievements that transformed the city in the Modern Age, with the Building of its parishes and convents, noble houses promoted by important lineages, together with the study of other manifestations such as the sumptuary arts or music.
The opening of the course took place on Tuesday, 24th August, and the inaugural session was held at position by Mr. Alberto Catalán Higueras, Regional Minister of Education of the Government of Navarre, who was accompanied at the table by Mr. José Javier Navarro, Mayor of Corella, and Ricardo Fernández Gracia, Director of the Chair of Heritage and Navarrese Art of the University of Navarre and coordinator of this cycle.
The Regional Minister of Education of the Government of Navarre, Mr. Alberto Catalán, opened the summer course in Corella, together with the Mayor of the town, Mr. José Javier Navarro and the director of the Chair de Patrimonio y Arte Navarro, Mr. Ricardo Fernández Gracia. The participants, more than 120 people registered, followed most of the sessions at the Centro de Creación Joven in Corella.
Tuesday, 24th August
Milestones in the History of Corella
D. Esteban Orta Rubio. Society of Historical Studies of Navarre
Writers and publicists of Baroque Corella
Mr. Javier Itúrbide Díaz. Uned of Tudela
Corella in the culture and art of the Baroque period
D. Ricardo Fernández Gracia. Chair of Heritage and Art of Navarre
Wednesday, 25th August
The hidden Corella. Behind the lattices of the city's enclosures
D. Ricardo Fernández Gracia. Chair of Navarrese Heritage and Art
The sumptuary arts: at the service of the splendour of worship and the Liturgy
D. Ignacio Miguéliz Valcarlos. Chair of Navarrese Heritage and Art
The festive calendar
D. Francisco J. Alfaro Pérez. University of Zaragoza
visit to the church of San Miguel
visit to the tunnels
Thursday, 26th August
A look at architecture and the arts in Corella in the 19th and 20th centuries
José Javier Azanza López. Chair of Navarrese Heritage and Art
The image of the Rosary and Saint Michael in the arts
Ms. Mª Gabriela Torres Olleta. GRISO. University of Navarra
Corella, conventual and palatial city: visit guided tour
Ms. Pilar Andueza Unanua. Chair of Navarrese Heritage and Art