Study art and photography in Cuba, a country
where artists create some of the most exciting and innovative contemporary art
in the world. Students will also enjoy the architecture, natural beauty, winter
Caribbean weather, history, safe environment, and friendly people.
Based in Havana, you’ll interact with a
variety of people as you study art, photography, history, and culture. In
addition, you’ll learn about Spanish, African, Russian, and U.S. influences on
music, religion, architecture, politics and history through visits to
galleries, museums, music venues, and cultural sites. Walking the streets of
Havana is a visual adventure. This winter session program includes a variety of
excursions in Havana and includes weekend trips to historically preserved
Cienfuegos and Trinidad, and the spectacularly lush Vinales Valley in the
center of the country.
Students reside in double rooms. Students
will spend two weeks and weekends in hotels, one week in casas particular
(private homes) with two meals a day provided.
Whether you’re interested in Cuban history,
art, your own photography or preserved 1950s U.S. cars, the Winter Session in
Cuba is your chance to visit this fascinating country as relations with the
U.S. improve and before the embargo is officially lifted, which will radically
For a closer look at the experience check
out this slideshow from our 2015 Cuba program.
Institute for Global Studies