Experiencing Arts and Culture in Prague

About the program

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Offered by: Miami Faculty Melanie Mortimore and Marly Wooster

Eligibility: Open to all majors

Participants of this workshop will experience the vast cultural influences that have shaped the centuries old history of Prague and the Czech Republic through art, design and architecture. Students will visit castles, gardens, theatres, and the Terezin Memorial, a concentration camp established by the Nazis in WWII. Walking tours will include a variety of large public sculptures and visits to museums, showcasing both modern and classic works by local artists. Czech performances will be experienced in many forms, from open air concerts and performance art, to classic ballets and operas, puppetry and contemporary Black Light Theatres. Students will also experience the 14th edition of the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, an international exhibit and festival showcasing live and visual work from professionals and rising students in over 70 participating countries every four years. Read more and apply »

Program Dates: Summer, May 27-June 17, 2019

Locations: Prague and Czech Republic

Credits: 6

Courses: CCA 121 and CCA 221 (6 credits total)

Prerequisites: None; students are required to have a 2.25 minimum GPA. Students with a disciplinary history will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and an interview is required. Eligible applicants will be admitted on a rolling admissions basis until the program is full.

Application Deadline: TBD