France Summer Study Abroad

Travel to Paris and the Normandy region of northern France with the Department of Art! Normandy is an area rich in history, the medieval capital of France, and more recently the heart of the D-Day invasion during World War II. Students can take art history and studio art courses, as well as a variety of courses outside of the Department of Art. The summer study abroad program is approximately 3 weeks and includes the Normandy region and Paris. 

For class info and details contact:
Anne Gaquere, Program Director (

Art History Museum Seminars

The Museum Seminar is designed to give students exposure to major museums and and art work in person. The course is organized around a 4 or 5 day trip to a particular city. In the classroom, students study the art collections and architecture of the city in preparation for the trip; after the trip, assignments are designed to foster reflection on the trip and further research on selected artworks.

For class info and details contact:
The Art Department  ( ) 

Finnish Exchange Program

The department has a student exchange program with Saimaa University in Imatra Finland. The Arts programs reside in Imatra, while the majority of disciplines exist on the main campus in Lappeenranta. UWG art students would spend up to 6 months, while faculty exchanges would be for shorter defined times. 

For class info and details contact:
Kevin Shunn, Department Chair   ( )