• CSU Summer Arts: Igniting Artful Minds

    CSU Summer Arts’ immersive summer school is transformative education at its best. Students challenge themselves, reflect, foster passion, build professional skill sets, increase their capacity for future work, and make life-changing shifts in perspective.

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  • Typo/Graphic Design

    Powerful typography makes mass communication visual and expressive. Join this workshop and expand your ability to integrate type and image into unique solutions to challenging problems.
    June 30 to July 13, 2014

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  • Drum Talk: Rhythms from Cuba and Brazil

    Learn and perform a range of music styles from Cuba and Brazil, including sacred rhythms of Candomblé and Santería, samba, baião, maracatú, bembé, rumba, comparsa, and more!
    June 30 to July 13, 2014

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  • Inventor’s Workshop

    Make sculptures and environments come alive by exploring ways to integrate kinetics and sound into your designs. Take chances, work collaboratively, and gain new tools and skills to add to your studio practice. Learn directly from masters in the field who offer a wide variety of approaches to sound art and its close companion, kinetic art.
    June 30 to July 13, 2014

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  • Social Action Writing: Personal to Political, Words at Work

    Work with award-winning writers from around the country. Examine the roadblocks that create silence and learn how to remove them. Shape language into story, revelation, weapon, and healing.              July 14 to July 27, 2014

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  • 2014 Courses

    View the Full List of Courses OfferedWe have 17 fantastic courses slated for Summer Arts 2014! Check out our offerings in visual art/design, theatre, dance, music, creative writing, and media/animation. Join us in Monterey for an experience that will change your life!

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    All the Information You Need to Register and Apply for Financial AidClick here to learn about registration requirements, applying for scholarships, tuition costs and payment, and more.

  • Events Calendar

    More Than 30 Public Events at CSUMB This Summer!Summer Arts features between 30 and 50 public events each season, including concerts, theatre productions, dance performances, lectures, and the student culmination series.

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