A summer course in arts gives students further opportunity to explore their artistic interests and passions. These programs can also assist participants augment their resume broaden depth of experience.
Students may ask, what is a summer course in arts? There are a wide variety of courses that are included in the arts category. They can be the traditional disciplines such as painting, drawing and sculpture, or be digital art or 3D animation, to name just a few examples. Summer arts courses can fulfill an academic requirement or also be purely for pleasure. These programs can provide an opportunity to work with a visiting artist, experiment with a new discipline and stay on track with coursework so students graduate on time. Summer courses are also an ideal time to study abroad.
There are a number of benefits of a summer course in arts; if nothing else it may be easier for students to really focus on the class if they are not taking a full course load during the summer.
The cost for these courses varies depending on the school and where it is located. It is recommended that interested students directly contact the admissions offices for any programs in which they are interested to confirm all registration fees and program costs.
Summer arts courses may increase students’ employment prospects. They provide the time to expand one’s portfolio and hone artistic skills. During a summer class, a student might also discover his or her love for a new discipline, which may lead their career in an entirely new direction.
Art courses are available throughout the year from many outstanding accredited institutions, both domestic and abroad. Online classes may be the most convenient alternative for some students. Our extensive database is a great place to begin your search for a program that best suits your objectives. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
This workshop presents black & white darkroom techniques, using the Stop System (a visual method invented at Speos) to understand and control the printing process. [+]
Development of French language skills, in connection with the Theatre Festival of Avignon. [+]
The Teen Film Camp is a fun filmmaking workshops in a green screen studio that promise to teach and inspire students to create their very own short movies. [+]
Behind the Scenes and Screens brings together two of the most exciting courses from the University of Edinburgh and University of the Arts London. You’ll have exclusive access to one of the world’s premiere film festivals and some of London’s most famous theatres, and will have the chance to explore both of these spectacular capital cities. [+]
Explore and experiment with this exciting and responsive medium. You will have the opportunity to learn about the techniques and methods used by professional artists whilst working in the studio and on location. [+]
Covering screenwriting, directing, camera, editing and sound, the four-week summer workshops at Prague Film School are designed to lead the student from story idea to finished short film. Each student writes, shoots, directs and edits his or her own film. [+]
The five weeks will transform your view of filmmaking and perhaps make you decide to pursue your dream of a lifetime. Plus you will fall in love with Prague and find new friends. [+]
Upgrade your resume in fashion photography and film production, and improve your skills in working visually with a signature Scandinavian twist. [+]
Italy is a center of excellence and innovation in the field of automotive design. IED Torino is based in the automotive capital of Italy; home to such iconic companies as Fiat, Lancia, Pininfarina and Alfa Romeo. This program introduces the fundamental elements and tools for a future car designer as well as an insider’s view of the professional role of the designer and contemporary trends and challenges in the industry. Students will develop a basic skill set necessary for design conceptualization and realization as well as have a grounding in modeling. Students have the opportunity to visit and speak with industry professionals and experience first-hand through site visits and practical training this career path. Industry visits and talks include: Pininfarina, Ferrari, Museum of the Automobile, Cecomp, Model Master and ASC Automotive Safety Centre of Quattroruote. [+]
Design Thinking is a human-centric group of work processes and frameworks that help identify, develop and deliver on these concepts creatively and efficiently. [+]
The course is aimed at providing a direct and overall knowledge of coastal systems. Researchers and professionals may develop analysis skills and project tools directed towards increasing the response capabilities of coastal regions to the many climatic and anthropic pressures. The course is aimed at providing a direct and overall knowledge of coastal systems. Researchers and professionals may develop analysis skills and project tools directed towards increasing the response capabilities of coastal regions to the many climatic and anthropic pressures. Through the collaboration between professional and technical-scientific profiles, a first-hand experience of the territory and the involvement of local authorities and businesses, students will develop the ability to transform environmental-economic ‘crises’ into opportunities of regeneration, taking on the great challenge of sustainable innovation. The learning by doing teaching method includes, after a first phase on analysis, a concrete project planning phase on case studies: at the end of the course, the participants will be able to lay down solutions capable of making coastal areas “resilient”. The course is divided into three modules (Scenarios for the future, Design for Adaptation and Sustainable design from the sea) and stretches over three intensive weeks. It is structured as a research and project workshop during which teaching activities will be accompanied by events and other activities. [+]
Cultura Carioca: Rio Design Experience will present Rio beyond the post-card. We will show that, in the midst of all the beauty and chaos, there are creative professionals and individuals that are transforming carioca culture into design, fashion, architecture and Carnival - and they are doing so in a unique way. We will understand how Rio happens through the eyes of those who make Rio happen. We will experience the carioca way through the best of our design. [+]
The summer course Architecture of Soundscape Berlin is inspired by Berlin’s rich and stimulating urban milieu. It provides aesthetic and technical appreciation of urban soundscape and aims to teach highly effective design tools, techniques and processes. [+]
The Oxford Architecture Programme will introduce aspiring architects to key concepts and theories, whilst at the same time providing an insight into what future study or a career in architecture will entail. This architecture summer course is two weeks in duration and takes place in the architecturally fascinating city of Oxford. [+]
Get a taste of what your life could be like playing music—all day long! Spend a whirlwind week or two in Hollywood on MI’s state-of-the-art college campus, where you can get deeper inside the music industry and have an unforgettable summer experience. [+]