An Artist’s Perspective

Develop your vision and translate it into art

The city of Venice tells a story. With this program, you’ll have a chance to develop your perspective and tell your own story. You’ll learn how to capture the city through the lens of a camera. You’ll make your own glass art, and you’ll be invited to meet and hear from local artists.

9 days
1 country
Countless skills

Overview

Imagine spending time in a city where you are surrounded by art and beauty. You’ll have the unique opportunity to see beyond the surface of this extraordinary city. You’ll make your own glass art and hear firsthand from local artisans about the intersection of business and art. You will develop your own vision and perspective, and learn how to tell your story. You’ll have time to explore and view the city through the lens of a camera. If you are itching to create something memorable, visit somewhere special.

Program Highlights

  • Make a mask. Craft your own Italian glass tile. Tell your story through photography.

  • Meet with local artisans to learn the business behind the art.

  • Travel with a group of like-minded creative young people and make lifelong friends.

Reasons To Go

  • Storytelling and art are skills that will help you in life, college, and career – discover how to engage your audience.

  • Experience one of the most beautiful cities in the world and visit major attractions, such as St Mark's Basilica and the Grand Canal.

  • Develop invaluable project execution and design skills.

Skills (View Full List)
  • Photography

  • Mask Making

  • Independent Travel

  • Glass Art

  • Art Appreciation

  • Storytelling

  • Developing your Perspective

  • Self Discovery

Navigating a new city

Skills for Life

Venice, Italy

Partners

Ca'Macana

Orsoni

“The everyday details such as a beautiful sunset helped me appreciate the world we live in and gave me a better understanding of how it functions.”

Program At A Glance

Program

An Artist’s Perspective

Date

April 2, 2018 - April 11, 2018

Duration 9 days

Where
Venice, Italy
Deadlines

Spring 2018 Early application Dec 15, 2017

Spring 2018 Final application Jan 26, 2018

Itinerary
  • Day 1-2 Orientation and walking tour
  • Day 3-5 Photography, mask making, meet local artist
  • Day 6 Free day
  • Day 7-8 Photography, glasswork, meet local artist
  • Day 9-10 Free day and departure
Skills
Photography, Mask Making, Independent Travel, Glass Art, Art Appreciation, Storytelling, Developing your Perspective, Self Discovery
Partners (Partial List)
Ca'Macana, Orsoni
Accommodations

Hostel

Program Fee

$3,200

Fees include all in-program skills-training, local travel on programming days, lodging, breakfast & lunch on programming days, emergency medical and evacuation insurance.

Fees do not include airfare to and from program location, Venice, Italy; meals and local travel during free days.

Details & Schedule subject to change.

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