Fine Arts Field School Paris 2012

Visit Paris and study its dynamic urban environment in connection to the modernist sensibility of the flâneur and the impressionists, while learning about the city through the lens of art history and contemporary studio practices. Join Kwantlen’s Fine Arts Field School Paris and travel and learn alongside your fellow classmates and Kwantlen faculty.

Special option to attend Documenta XII Exhibition of contemporary art in Kassel, Germany following the Fine Arts Field School Paris.

Students participating in the Fine Arts Field School Paris can also choose to participate in the Paris Language Field School.

Classes at Kwantlen: May 1-May 19
Depart for Paris: June 2
Return to Vancouver: June 17

The program fee is $1800 and includes accommodation, city transportation, museum/site admissions, and 3 group meals. Flight, personal expenses, most meals and tuition are not included in the program fee.

Classes Offered:
Classes are instructed by Kwantlen Faculty members. Students can enrol in either or both of:

  • FINA 3202 - Special Topics in Studio Art: Contemporary Studio based on Modernist Themes.
    • Pre-requisite: Any 6 credits of FINA 2300, FINA 2310, FINA 2330, FINA 2331, FINA 2335, FINA 2342, FINA 2370 or FINA 2400)] and (FINA 1120 or FINA 1121 or FINA 1147 or ARTH 1120 or ARTH 1121) and ENGL 1100
  • ARTH 3100 - Special Topics in Art History: Paris, the Art and Spectacle of Modern Life.
    • Pre-requisites: ARTH 1120 and ARTH 1121 or permission of instructor.


Full itinerary of visits to Paris museums, monuments, and key sites of interest related to modern art, photography, and film history. Day trip to Versailles

Application Instructions:
Download an application form, fill it out, and submit by the application deadline.

Application Form.docx
Application Form.pdf

A $500 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of application. This deposit will go toward your program fee.

Information Session Presentation:

Application Deadline:
January 31, 2012

Contact Information:
Nancy Duff, FINA 3202 Instructor
Phone: 604.599.2224

Dorothy Barenscott, ARTH 3100 instructor
Phone: 604.599.2221

Andrea Reynolds, International Mobility Coordinator
Phone: 604.599.2603

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