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  • Locations: New York City, NY, United States;
  • Program Terms: WinTerm
  • Cost Estimate: WinTerm
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.0
Class Eligibility: Freshman Housing Options: Hotels
Faculty Led: Yes
Program Description:


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What is art? What are the boundaries of artistic expression? What are the connections between art and culture; art and the public; art and politics; art and commerce? In this class, we will explore these questions, formulating an open-minded response that is based on an investigation of the profound changes in artistic expression from 1900 to the present. Since the early modern period, and the contributions of such progressive innovators as Picasso and Duchamp, the nature and role of art has been continually revised. In searching for alternatives to privileged media (oil on canvas, marble), artists have pushed the boundaries of the visual arts to include air, light, sound, words, technology, the human body, the human mind and refuse. As a class, we will study the progression of Modern and Contemporary art, exploring such movements as Cubism, Dada, Surrealism, Pop, Performance, Installation, Body, Land, and Conceptual art. 

Location:  New York City, New York

The objective of this WinTerm course is to introduce students to the museums and galleries of New York City. In the 1950s, New York City displaced Paris as the center for the art world. Since then, New York has drawn millions of visitors per year to visit the world famous museums, restaurants, theaters, and shopping districts. While in NYC, students will be required to visit one or two museums per day, yet also have plenty of time to sight see, eat, discover, and shop. While this is an academic course, with plenty of rigor, one of the primary objectives is to have students really experience the big city - learn to navigate on their own, study works of art first-hand, absorb the international culture, and participate in the lively city life.

Prepare for winter weather similar to that of Wisconsin - bring warm clothes!


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Please note that a maximum of 16 students will have the opportunity to enroll in this program. Priority will be given to the first 16 students with completed applications in addition to those with a GPA of 3.0 or above.

Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
Completion of at least one academic semester at UW-Stout at the time of participation.
Good academic & behavioral standing.

Preference will be given to students with a 3.0 Overall Cumulative GPA if more than 16 students apply for the program.

Program Dates
Course dates: January 2 - 19, 2018.
Travel dates to NYC: January 4 – 11, 2018
Students will be expected to meet on-campus before and after the travel dates.

Course Information
Courses offered:
ARTH-336: Modern Art (3 credits) OR
ARTH-337: Art Since 1950 (3 credits)

Check with your Program Director to see how this will fulfill your program requirements.

This course will be taught by
Cynthia Bland


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Accommodation: Students will be staying at a hotel in New York City. The cost of the hotel is in the program fee. 

Meals: Participants will be responsible for purchasing their own meals throughout the program.  

Travel: Group flights will be purchased for all participants and the faculty leader. These costs are already included in the program fee. 


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The Cost Estimates at the top of this program website are used to determine the costs for your program. For information on financing your program and, specifically scholarship opportunities, visit the Financial Aid, Grants and Scholarships link on our website. 


This program is currently not accepting applications.