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.
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. [+]
Development of French language skills, in connection with the Theatre Festival of Avignon. [+]
Cambridge Immerse is a unique two week residential educational experience with a diverse and enriching curriculum, designed and taught by Cambridge University and Oxford University tutors. [+]
This program introduces students to directing, shooting, and editing a short movie (3 to 5 minutes length). [+]
Film Studies and the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) introduces students to central concepts of film study and includes exclusive access to the Edinburgh International Film Festival. [+]
Explore a range of exciting intaglio and relief printmaking techniques for transferring an image into print media for stunning and dynamic results. The course is a combination of structured teaching and informal workshop time. [+]
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. [+]
You will immerse yourself in French language study and the culture of the Midi region of France. A highlight of this program are the language-intensive lunches that take place at local restaurants, where you practice your French with IES Abroad professors and staff while enjoying the wonderful cuisine of Provence. [+]
Students will participate in a creative and productive atmosphere for two weeks under the guidance of our international awarded team of tutors. Based on a practical approach, students will undergo a personal approach to the creative process, within one of Europe´s most beautiful and oldest cities, in recent years several times awarded Europe´s Best Destination. [+]
The summer holidays are a perfect opportunity to learn and create. The course Fashion Design Summer Kids offers an immersion attractive fashion world, which will help smaller, aged between 9 and 13 years, to know themselves and the environment around them. [+]
The four-week course is an intensive introduction held in Florence for those interested in starting their studies of graphic design. The graphic design process, theory, and application are covered. It is also a great opportunity for working professionals in the fields of marketing and advertising to expand their knowledge and skills of visual design. [+]
The course covers the process of creating a successful short movie: storyboarding, scriptwriting, drawing, design, animation, acting, and timing. [+]
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. [+]
Drawing Venice: New Interpretations of the Classic City is not a simple sketchbook course, it’s an opportunity offered to students coming from all around the world to meet, experience and represent a unique city in a very original way, deepening the knowledge of its historical and contemporary context. Drawing Venice is a path of practice and study able to combine past and future, classic architecture and new trend in the Arts field. The aim of the course is to provide the students with skills and technical competences, pushing them to develop a personal style, thanks to the guide of specialized lecturers. Highlights of the course include lectures related to the15th International Architecture Exhibition promoted by Venice Biennale, visits to the most interesting Museums and Art Foundations in the city. [+]
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. [+]