2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 19, 2018  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

ART 1540 - Scotland Summer Experience in Art and Humanities


Through Clark University and The University of Dundee you will participate in an intensive month-long programme (June 12 to July 13) at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design. This experience will introduce you to Scotland’s rich culture and heritage, while also offering a sampling of studio art instruction, lectures, seminars and contemporary practitioners & scholars in Art, Design and Humanities. You will take part and experiment with various types of media, materials, styles and approaches, attend various seminars and lectures and explore the cultural landscape through on-site visits. Each week, participants will have creative time in studio spaces to engage in photography, drawing, printmaking, jewellery & metals, textiles, or animation with documentation and/or writing. You will visit open studios hosted by current postgraduate and MFA students, you will participate  in lectures and illustrated presentations from PhD students about their research, and art and humanities academic staff; have ‘hands-on’ sessions guided by PhD Art and Humanities students, which allow you to develop your art practice. You will be immersed in Scottish history, geography and visual culture on local tours and field study trips to see much of Scotland’s historic sites, cities, museums and landscapes during the four weeks. You will travel by coach tour to Meiklelour, Dunkeld, the Hermitage, the
Kingdom of Fife, Stirling and South Queensferry. Visits will include museums and galleries in Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Dundee, and outdoors in the Grampians, Kingussie, Newtonmore, Highland Folk museum and Aviemore, Aberlemno, Stonehaven, Jupiter Artland and St. Andrews.

For additional information and details regarding cost, date and University Dundee please contact jajohson@clarku.edu

 

 

Course Designation/Attribute: AP

Anticipated Terms Offered: varied