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Programs : Featured
This is a listing of all the featured programs in the program catalog. You can view the brochure for any of these programs by clicking on the program name.
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Barcelona, Spain: A Creative Action Course
Barcelona, Spain

Terms: Spring
Description: ABOUT The travel study program is a course within the Integrated Learning Department of Otis, and will partner with a group called What is A?, a design collective engaged in arts education for children and youth in [...]
Cuba: Advancing your Practice
Havana, Cuba

Terms: Spring
Description: ABOUT Advancing your Practice: Cuba Ex/change is a travel abroad program that offers students the opportunity to engage with a unique locale, question/challenge its presumed status quo, and formulate ideas that address possibility and opportun ity[...]
European Biennials: Art in Context
Munster, Germany; Venice, Italy

Terms: Spring
Description: ABOUT Biennials: The Grand Tour exposes students to the complex political, cultural, economic and aesthetic histories of biennials and encourages critical analysis of this relatively recent phenomenon and the art presented within its bounds. The [...]
Ireland: Illustrated History, Culture and Landscape
Ballyvaughan, Ireland

Terms: Spring
Description: ABOUT This course is focused on contemporary Illustration strategies through the lens of historical, cultural and environmental issues of Ireland. “The Burren” specifically, offers a unique pla ce[...]
Japan: Cultural Arts, from Past to Present
Tokyo, Japan

Terms: Spring
Description: ABOUT Experience Tokyo, Japan and its surrounding areas through its profound heritage of cultural and artistic riches. This special program includes nine full days to visit beautiful sites and museums of histor ical[...]
Los Angeles, Spring Break: Sense of Place
Los Angeles, United States

Terms: Spring
Description: ABOUT Visiting and wide and varied range cultural and artistic sites and spaces throughout the Los Angeles heteropolis, students will gain an understanding of how great cities evolve and further creativity and community.  Particular attention [...]
Los Angeles, End of Spring Term: Art Spaces in LA
Los Angeles, United States

Terms: Spring
Description: ABOUT In this class we will take an active look at the artistic spaces and communities within Los Angeles, California.  We will visit both famous and obscure places and discuss them through a variet y[...]
Malawi, E. Africa - Made For Kids
Blantyre, Malawi

Terms: Spring
Description: ABOUT Faculty and students throughout the semester will teleconference with the leadership and students of the Jacaranda School for Orphans in Blantyre, Malawi. In Made For Kids Malawi, Otis students collaborate in interdisciplinary teams in [...]
New York City: Fashion, Behind the Scenes
New York City, United States

Terms: Spring
Description: ABOUT We will begin our Fashion Travel Study to NYC by enjoying a Welcome Dinner in Manhattan at an authentic Italian restaurant. Soon after, we will have a private visit to renowned designer Isabel Toledo's studio where students will get a [...]
New York City: MFA Graphic Design Mentorship
New York City, United States

Terms: Spring
Description: ABOUT New York City has been the international center for visual culture since the 1960s...and continues to be a hub for contemporary visual art and design. Leveraging this rich history and current position, students will engage with a art and des ign[...]
Paris: Foundation
Paris, France

Terms: Spring
Description: DESTINATION Paris, France ABOUT This is a 9-day trip designed to complement Otis Foundation and Art History courses with a faculty-guided tour of Paris. Students will experience European Art firs thand,[...]
Rome: Real & Imagined
Rome, Italy

Terms: Spring
Description: THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE ROME!   See breathtaking works of art! Eat the best Italian food of your life! Make new friends! Day-trip to Florence! Walk in the footsteps of Emperors! Say, "Hello!" to The Pope! Learn more abo ut[...]
Tuscany: Places as Stories
Bagnone, Italy

Terms: Spring
Description: DESTINATION Bagnone, Provincia di Massa Carrara, Tuscany, Italy ABOUT An intense, three-week seminar focused on writing and travel.   With the unique stimulus of place and traditions dating back to the Neolithic, students develop their [...]