• 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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  • Drawing and Painting in Florence

    Expand your artistic vision by immersing yourself in the art and culture of Italy studying drawing and painting for three weeks in Florence. Learn in this amazing Renaissance setting under the guidance of master artists.
    June 12 to July 2, 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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  • The Michael Chekhov Acting Technique

    Widely recognized as one of the greatest actors of the 20th century, Michael Chekhov developed his own psycho-physical approach to acting. The Michael Chekhov Association (MICHA), headed by Joanna Merlin, will lead this life-changing workshop.
    June 14 to July 27, 2014

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  • Nickelodeon: an Overview from Development to Pitch

    Gain insight into how the creative merges with the business in the world of TV animation. Collaboratively develop a pitch bible and learn the basic production phases of a storyboard driven show.
    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.

  • Housing and Meals

    Join Us This Summer at CSU Monterey BayThe CSUMB dorms are modern and bright, and the dining hall offers fresh, healthy food with lots of options for special diets. Best of all, you’ll be living in a community of artists!

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