AU Liberal Arts – Art in Paris
Join the Department of Art and Art History’s program in Paris! This year we’ll offer an intensive art history experience in the “City of Lights” from June 20-July 7, 2018. Students will live in the Hotel Villa Montsouris within walking distance of the metro and bus lines, that will access the entire city. This program results in a 3-credit special topics upper level class in art history on French art in the nineteenth century (ARTS 4970). The Paris Museums will be the classroom for an upper level art history course looking at the art of the nineteenth century, covering movements of Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, Post Impressionism, Fauvism, and Cubism. Museum visits include the Louvre and Orsay as well as smaller museums such as the Rodin, Picasso, Studio of Gustave Moreau, and the Marmottan.
The program is designed primarily for art history majors and minors, as well as visual art and design majors. However, interested undergraduates from all disciplines (especially Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Environmental Design, Architecture, Education, etc.) are welcome to apply as long as they meet the minimum GPA requirement of 2.25. Recommended: at least one art history survey course, preferably ARTS 1730.
Previous knowledge of French is not necessary for participaton in this program.
- 15 Feb 2018: Application Deadline
- 20 June 2018: Program start date – students must be in Paris
- 7 July 2018: Program end date
ARTS 4970 – Special Topics in Art History – Study Abroad in Paris (3 credits)
The Paris Museums will be the classroom for an upper level art history course looking at the art of the nineteenth century, covering movements of Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, Post Impressionism, Fauvism, and Cubism. Museum visits include the Louvre and Orsay as well as smaller museums such as the Rodin, Picasso, Studio of Gustave Moreau, and the Marmottan.
Download a copy of the Art in Paris Student Budget 2018.pdf
- 19 Feb 2018: First payment installment of $1,500 billed to eBill.
- 28 Feb 2018: First payment installment due. There will be no refund of this deposit.
- 7 Mar 2018: Second payment installment of $2,500 billed to eBill.
- 30 Mar 2018: Second payment installment due. There will be no refund after this date.
Upon admission to this program, you will be responsible for payment of the program fees. Refunds will be made based on the withdrawal dates listed above. Students must inform the program director via email of intent to withdraw from the program.
Students suspended or dismissed from the program for disciplinary or academic reasons after the start of the program are not eligible for any refund of fees.
Students will stay in the charming Hotel Villa Montsouris within one block of the Parc Montsouris, walking distance of the Line 4 Port d'Orleans metro station, and bus lines that offer transportation directly to the Louvre, Orsay, Champs Elysees, Latin Quarter, and the Luxembourg Gardens.
The Hotel Villa Montsouris provides daily breakfast, WiFi, and a smartphone in each room with free international calling and data.
Paris, the city of lights, music, fashion, food, education, entertainment, politics and the arts, is one of the world’s leading business and cultural centres which contributes to its global appeal. With its iconic landmarks and monuments such as the Notre Dame de Paris, the Eiffel Tower, La Défense (Grand Arch), the Louvre museum and numerous parks, it is no wonder that is the most visited city in the world. Many of the riverbanks and neighborhoods retain their village atmosphere and invite the visitor to stroll and sight-see. By day or by night, you can experience the special ambiance of the various Parisian quarters as well as the many parks and gardens throughout the city.
- Day trip to Giverny, Claude Monet's home
- Bateau mouch boat tour along the Seine river
- Eiffel Tower visit
- 2 tickets to the performing arts in some of Paris' most iconic venues
- 2 cultural exchanges with French students
- Louvre Jeunes card: unlimited access to the Louvre Museum and art history card permitting access to all national exhibits
- Welcome and farewell dinners
PASSPORT AND VISA REQUIREMENTS
If you do not have a passport: Please check www.travel.state.gov for the nearest local passport office and forms. Auburn Abroad recommends that you apply for a passport as soon as possible. If you already have a passport: Please check the expiration date. Passports should be valid for at least 6 months following your scheduled time abroad.
- U.S. Citizens do not need a visa for this program.
- Non-U.S. Citizens should verify visa requirements.
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