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  • Locations: Los Angeles, United States
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • Restrictions: Otis applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Spring
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
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Program Type: Local Travel Open To: All Majors
Minimum Class Standing: Sophomore Credit Type: LAS
Course Name/ CRN: LOS ANGELES ART SPACES/ 10339 # of Units Offered: 3
Non-Refundable Fee $150.00: *Is charged only when one "Commits" to a travel program
Program Description:
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ABOUT
In this class we will take an active look at artistic and culturally engaging spaces and communities within Los Angeles, California. We will visit both famous and obscure places and discuss them through a variety of lenses and theoretical positions. We will explore Los Angeles history, how space is created through culture, ethnicity, art, individual passion and expression, religion and other customary creations and behaviors. Students will engage with various sites, experience lectures, guest speakers and utilize readings, videos and research to further analyze these spaces.

DESTINATION
Los Angeles, CA

TRAVEL DATES
May 13 - 18, 2019: Program begins and ends at Otis College of Art and Design each day
Note: Additionally there is one in person class and several online classes.

COST
(based on 25 paying participants, price subject to change based on number of participants)
$580

INCLUDED
Bus transportation throughout your tour - 7 Hours per day (approximately 9am-4p)
Professional tour manager with your group throughout the tour
Guest Speakers
Visit to the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
Stop at L.A. Library
Stop at the Fine Arts Building
Ride on the Angels Flight Railway
Lunch at Grand Central Market (not included)
Visit to the Bradbury Building
Visit to The Last Book Store
Visit to Olvera Street
Guided Tour of the Historic Adamson House and Malibu Lagoon Museum
Visit Chumash Village
Self-Guided Tour of The Huntington
Guided Tour of the Gamble House
Self-guided visit to the Museum of Jurassic Technology
Visit to Hammer Museum
Visit to the Old Zoo
Admission to the Autry Museum of the American West
Visit Peterson Automotive Museum
Admission to the Heritage Square Museum
Guided Historical Tour of the Queen Mary
Tour of the Mosaic House


NOT INCLUDED
Tuition Cost
Course Materials


RESOURCES
Lead Faculty Contact, Heather Joseph-Witham, hwitham@otis.edu



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 12/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission 05/13/2019 05/18/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.