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Study art on the grounds of a 16th century castle in rural Ireland at Burren College of Art. From painting to photography, your creativity will be inspired by both the facilities and the landscape of Burren.
Galway, Ireland
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

The most unique aspect of studying at the Burren College of Art is the setting. Course offerings include a variety of studio art classes such as painting, drawing, photography, and sculpture amid the magnificent landscape of the Burren, an area that has long been an inspiration for artists of all genres because of its ethereal and intriguing beauty. In addition to traditional art courses, the College offers Insight on Site, a special program that encourages integration of various creative pursuits to broaden and advance artistic perception and methods. Also choose courses in Irish history and art history.

If the thought of studying art on the grounds of a 16th century castle in rural Ireland sounds appealing to you, then the Burren College of Art may be the ideal program for you. Your creativity will be inspired by both the facilities and the surrounding area. You'll have personal studio space and one-on-one guidance by faculty and visiting artists who are noted for their outstanding achievement in contemporary art and scholarship.

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Setting Description:
Among the many marvels of the Burren lies the village of Ballyvaughan, a lively little community where Arcadia program housing is based. Filled with quaint shops, musical pubs, and excellent restaurants, the residents of Ballyvaughan take pride in helping visitors appreciate the Burren's unique environment through a wide variety of geological, archaeological, and botanical workshops. Travel to fascinating places of interest that enhance your cultural immersion and give a meaningful context to your academic courses. Here is a sampling of Arcadia's Excursions - for a complete list, please visit our website. ·      Giants Causeway ·      Cliffs of Moher ·      Weekend in Belfast ·      Bunratty Castle and Folk Park ·      Dublin Food Trail ·      and more...
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Additional Program Information

3.0 - Recommended 2.8 - For Consideration
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