Burren College of Art

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Burren College of Art

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. The most unique aspect of studying at the Burren College of Art is the setting as 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. With fewer than 50 students - all practicing artists - the Burren College of Art offers an intensive and highly individualized experience.
Course selection 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. You'll also be able to choose courses in Irish history and art history. Optional trips to galleries and museums in Berlin, London and Paris put your experience into the broader context of the art world and its global influences.

Travel to fascinating places of interest that enhance your cultural immersion and give a meaningful context to your academic courses. Here is a sampling:
  • Belfast and Antrim Coast Weekend
  • Croagh Patrick Pilgramage
  • Homestay Weekend
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • and more...

Arcadia opens the doors to new experiences, different academic learning, people, cultures and perspectives so you can build your own lifelong learning and memories:
  • Enjoy academic success – earn credit abroad.
  • Explore a new world – excursions, activities, events, and so much more!
  • Get to know yourself – gain a new view of the world and your place in it.
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Subjects

  • Film
  • Photography
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Studio Arts

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