• 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.

    We have 17 fantastic classes and more than 25 public events this summer.

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  • Vincent Desiderio

    VISUAL ARTS LECTURE
    Wednesday July 8 – 7pm
    CSU Monterey Bay World Theater

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  • Eliot Fisk, Andrew York, and Roland Dyens

    CLASSICAL GUITAR CONCERT
    Friday July 3 – 7pm
    CSU Monterey Bay World Theater

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  • United States Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera

    POETRY PERFORMANCE
    Tuesday July 21 – 7pm
    CSU Monterey Bay World Theater

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  • Deborah Underwood

    CHILDREN’S BOOK AND ILLUSTRATION LECTURE
    Wednesday July 15
    CSU Monterey Bay World Theater

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  • Juan Francisco Villa Presents Empanada for a Dream

    SOLO PERFORMANCE
    Saturday July 18
    CSUMB World Theater

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  • Events Calendar

    More Than 30 Public Events at CSUMB Every Summer!Summer Arts features a full guest artist performance season including concerts, theatre productions, dance performances, lectures, readings, and the always-free and always amazing student showcase series!


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  • 2015 Courses

    View the Full List of Courses OfferedWe have 18 fantastic courses slated for Summer Arts 2015! Check out our offerings in visual art/design, theatre, dance, music, creative writing, and media/animation. Join us in Monterey – or abroad – for an experience that will change your life!


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  • Aid is Available!

    Almost 80% of Students Receive Scholarships to Attend Summer Arts Apply online, upload your information, and let us know why you deserve a scholarship for CSU Summer Arts. You’ll be notified of your award status about 10 days after the course application deadline.


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