Overseas Study Programs

Go beyond your borders

Participating in an overseas summer program can shape your work, your career path, and your understanding of the world.

Immersion in a new culture allows you not only to experience firsthand the social and historical significance of art around the world, but also to find your independence as an artist and thinker.

Choose from four overseas summer programs in Barcelona, Florence, Japan, and Venice to gain new life experiences that will enrich your art and future.

Fine tune your skills in Florence

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Spend your days drawing and painting on location in the scenic parks, gardens, and city squares of Florence, all while immersing yourself in Italian language and culture.

This program will be offered in summer 2020.

Learn about the Florence program

Focus on fair trade in Guatemala

Study the cultural, historical, and economic contributions of fair trade as you converse and create with local artisans, participate in cultural ceremonies, and explore sustainability in Guatemala.

This program will be offered in summer 2020.

Learn more the Guatemala program

Experience artisanal design in Italy

Explore the interdisciplinary nature of art, design, and branding in the Italian fashion contexts of Rome, Florence, and Milan.

This program will be offered in summer 2021.

Learn more about the Italy program

Make photo-worthy memories in Japan

Experience both historical and modern Japanese culture through a series of field trips to notable museums and galleries, all while studying photography through the Kyoto University of Art and Design.

This program will be offered in summer 2021.

Learn about the Japan program
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