Escape NYC: SVA Destinations Spring Getaways
February 7, 2018
Though based in an international creative hub year-round, SVA community members and New York artists and professionals can greatly benefit from new experiences around the country and the world. For this reason, the College offers SVA Destinations programs that span a range of cultures, countries and artistic disciplines, and help to stimulate imagination and creativity, expand perspectives and garner appreciation for the world we live in.
Get away from New York for a few weeks this spring by applying online for one of the six diverse programs detailed below.
Paris Impressionists: A Walking Tour
March 3 – 11
Study impressionist painting in the city that inspired artists like Renoir, Monet and Manet, explore some of the locations where they set their easels and visit the museums where their work lives.
Printmaking in Havana, Cuba
March 3 – 10
Tuition: $3,850 (includes airfare)
Master your printmaking abilities at the Taller Experimental de Gráfica, Cuba’s premier printmaking studio, using turn-of-the-century presses and lithographic stones under the guidance of the Taller artists. Students will also have the opportunity to tour the city, museums and other studios. Must be a current undergraduate or graduate student to participate. Apply by Friday, February 9. Read about last year’s Havana trip here.
SVA @ Cannes Film Festival
May 12 – 21
Tuition: $3,500 (includes airfare)
Visit the French Riviera and attend the renowned annual Cannes Film Festival, where students will watch screenings of selected films in the festival and discuss them with filmmakers. The group will also tour galleries and museums of interest in the area.
May 14 – 28
Explore the hidden layer of the ancient city of Rome—the underground—including the catacombs, the Crypta Balbi, St. Peter’s tomb and the Church of San Clemente, as well as the more figurative underground: the city’s unconventional and marginalized art scene.
Independent Projects: Studio Intensive in Oaxaca, Mexico
May 17 – 31
Learn about and appreciate ancient civilizations, Spanish colonial art and architecture, vibrant cultural traditions and a lively contemporary arts scene, all while producing your own unique project during concentrated studio time.
Masters Workshop: Design Rome
May 27 – June 10
This type, typography and design workshop will make you a master of classical Italian inscription and contemporary Italian graphic design. The class involves touring the streets of Rome, visiting museums, libraries, archives and ancient sites, and meeting with contemporary designers.
Click here to learn about more SVA Destinations programs taking place this summer in Japan, Spain, Mexico and more.