Differences aside, each of the summer arts programs on our list practically guarantee a fun, creative, and art-filled summer!
This two-week program is designed for sculpture artists in need of further direction and material as they complete their arts proram application portfolio.
Where: Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York How Long: Four weeks Specific Subjects: Architecture How Much: $6,076 (includes tuition, room & board) More Information Sponsored by the Taubman College of Architecture & Urban Planning at University of Michigan, Arc Start is a three-week pre-college summer arts program open to current 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students.
Participating students receive a solid introduction to architectural design through a college architecture studio, skill-building workshops, and visits to architecturally significant buildings in and around Ann Arbor.
Working with various instructors and working actors, students will take classes in everything from performance training, to movement-based techniques, to handling the audition process.
The program culminates in a final performance project.
Each day, students will develop spatial and formal design skills, learn various drawing techniques, explore the newest industry software, and conduct hands-on model making.
They'll even receive frequent critiques and reviews from actual Syracuse professors. This program is one of Syracuse's most popular, and it fills up fast!
Where: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan How Long: Three weeks Specific Subjects: Architecture How Much: ,000 (includes tuition, housing, most meals, excursions, and studio supplies) More Information Students who love contemporary art, but don't necessarily want to focus on one particular medium, will love Cornell University's Art as Experience pre-college summer program.
Students are guided and mentored by Cornell art instructors and have use of the campus's spacious studios and state-of-the-art digital equipment as they learn and practice a wide range of mediums that include collage, drawing, digital photography, screen printing, and video installation, to name a few.