USF Creative Arts to host spring trip to Europe

October 12, 2021

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—University of Saint Francis Creative Arts will host a trip to Europe with a May 2022 excursion to Paris, Barcelona and Madrid. USF welcomes community members to join the trip.

From Gothic marvels to masterful works of historic and contemporary art, a broad variety of experiences awaits participants on this multifaceted exploration, which is scheduled for May 10 to 21, 2022.

In Paris, participants will encounter the world’s most impressive art collections and historic cathedrals. After traveling through picturesque Provence to Barcelona, they’ll walk the streets where Picasso got his start and Antoni Gaudi designed his massive Sagrada Familia basilica. Finally, concluding with Madrid, they will see many of Spain’s most artistic and historic treasures. This trip promises to be an unforgettable experience that will be both culturally and creatively inspiring.

Trip highlights include the Louvre, Musée d’Orsay, Centre Pompidou, Palace of Versailles, and Sainte-Chapelle in Paris; Sagrada Familia, Salvador Dali Museum, Park Güell and the Gothic Quarter in Barcelona; and Museo del Prado and Reina Sofia in Madrid.

For more information, contact USF Creative Arts Coordinator Molly McGowan at 260-399-8064 or

Founded in 1890 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, the University of Saint Francis offers more than 60 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs through the College of Health Sciences, College of Arts, Sciences, and Business and College of Adult and Distance Education. In addition to its traditional programs, USF designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. USF Downtown houses the university’s business and music technology programs while offering enhanced internship and networking opportunities for students. The University of Saint Francis campus experience includes 18 athletic programs boasting two individual and four team NAIA national championships and is recognized as an NAIA Five-Star Champion of Character institution. Approximately 2,200 students from a broad geographic region attend USF.