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Travel & Study

Study Abroad Programs

UT Austin is one of the top universities in terms of Study Abroad. With more than 3,000 students studying abroad each year, its 400 programs in 80 countries provide a broad range of options. Faculty in the Department of Art and Art History lead two of those programs.

Learning Tuscany: Art and Culture in Central Italy

This summer program focuses on the art and architecture of Tuscany and central Italy. Students live and work in the beautiful Tuscan town of Siena and regularly travel to surrounding cities such as Florence and Rome to visit historic sites.

Ancient & Colonial Heritage in Latin America: Cultural Treasures of the Maya

With a focus on travel and hands-on experiences, this Maymester program offers an interdisciplinary overview of the heritage of Central America through Maya and Colonial history in Guatemala and Belize.

Ox-Bow Summer Workshop Scholarship Program

This annual scholarship opportunity provides financial support (full tuition and room-and-board) to selected students pursuing a BA or BFA in Studio Art in order to participate in a 2-week summer workshop at Ox-Bow School of Art in Saugatuck, Michigan. These special-topic workshops usually offer training in fields beyond those offered in the department and may range from glass blowing to speculative weaving to experimental book arts.

Professional Development Travel Fund

The College of Fine Arts (CoFA) and Fine Arts Career Services (FACS) offer the  Professional Development Travel Fund (PDTF), which provides qualifying students with a $500 award to aid in funding travel for professional development opportunities in the arts. The fund is open to undergraduate and graduate students whose majors are in the College of Fine Arts.

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