What will you make this summer?

Summer Programs
at the School of the Arts

 

Each summer, School of the Arts welcomes students of all ages and levels of artistic experience to Columbia’s campus in New York City and to Columbia's Global Centers around the world. Summer arts courses are created and taught by School of the Arts graduate faculty, as well as by guest artists who are leaders in their fields.

 

Admissions to Summer Arts at School of the Arts is open to all who want to study with us. The application is fast and easy and neither a transcript nor a BA is required.

 

Check out a partial list of 2017 offerings in the list at the right of your screen, and check back as we continue to add courses—and join us for another memorable summer of art and creation in the world's artistic and cultural capitals.

I learned not to fear colors. Not only that, I learned to love them deeply. Before I would only draw with pencil or in black and white, but after this course my medium needs color in it. It has changed how I view the world – every day is more interesting now that it is bursting with color.

Student, Introduction to Painting, 2015

Our instructor brought a magic to the classroom. His knowledge of poetry, both conventional and contemporary, his gift for finding the value in every student's work, his ability to find ways to further improve upon this value, were incomparable.

Student, Advanced Poetry Workshop, 2015