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London Museum Studies

Dates: December 27, 2006 - January 13, 2007
Cost: $2400
Summary: The Arizona State University Program is designed to offer students an opportunity to study and explore the history, development and exhibition of the museum and gallery
collections of London.
Additional Information
Location: LONDON (DECEMEBER 27 – 28, DECEMEBER 31 – JANUARY 4, JANUARY 8 – 13)
The capital of the United Kingdom, London is located in the southeast of England on the River Thames. For centuries, London has been a place filled with vibrant culture and life.  Students will visit the British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, Westminster Abbey, the National Gallery, Tate Britain and Tate Modern, Hampton Court Palace, and the Tower of London. Other highlights include a traditional afternoon tea and an evening at the theatre.

Home to one of the world’s oldest academic institutions, Oxford University, the city of Oxford has served as an international scholarly hub for over nine centuries. Students will visit the Ashmolean Museum, the Pitt Rivers Museum, Christ Church College, and other sites around the city.

From shipbuilding giant to the European City of Culture, Glasgow is a city of universities, world class architecture and arts. Students will visit the Glasgow School of Art, the Hunterian Art Gallery and Museum, and the state-of-the-art Glasgow Museums Resource Center. Edinburgh, capital of Scotland and gentile opposite to its grittier neighbor, offers the students the opportunity to tour the Golden Mile, Edinburgh Castle and the National Museums of Scotland, and probably a bagpiper or two giving a sidewalk concert.

Eligibility: This program is designed for all students in good standing at the University. While the Program stipulates no minimum grade-point average, applicants must submit a transcript demonstrating that they are serious students who will make the most of this opportunity. Applications with a $400 non-refundable deposit are due on or before October 13, 2006, but applications will be accepted until November 22, 2006 on a space available basis. Non-ASU students will need to apply to the University before November 10, 2006.
Students will take one of the following courses:
ARA 494 The Museums and Galleries of London: A Historical Overview (3)
ARA 598 The Museums and Galleries of London: A Historical Overview (3)
Students will be housed in double occupancy hotel rooms for the duration of the program.
Cost: The cost of $2400 (subject to change) includes: program fees, double-occupancy rooms w/breakfast, local transport, program excursions/entry fees, formal afternoon tea, a group dinner, & a theatre performance. Not included: Tuition & fees, optional excursions, airfare, transport to/from airport, passport, meals, health ins., personal expenses.

For More Information Contact:

Lise J. Hawkos
Lise J. Hawkos
School of Art
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ 85287-1505
Phone: (480) 965-6163


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