• 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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  • The New Photographic Portrait

    June 29 to July 12, 2015

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  • Memoir Writing: Explorations in Place, Memory, and Culture

    June 29 to July 12, 2015

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  • Commedia dell’Arte in Italy: The Art & Craft of Physical Comedy

    July 9 to July 29, 2015

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  • Perspectives in Jazz Improvisation: From Louis Armstrong to Radiohead

    July 13 to July 26, 2015

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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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  • 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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