Bali and Java are home to ancient civilizations that hold art, music, and theatre at the center of their vibrant cultures. Few places in the word can boast such a tremendous range of skilled master artisans in weaving, batik, wood carving, stone carving, leather working, and painting, as well as, dancers, musicians, and performers of masks and puppets who have passed down their knowledge for generations. This new program to Indonesia will allow students to explore a wide range of traditional and contemporary arts, and learn the cultural history of this region though hands-on workshops, performances, and guided tours of temples and museums. In this four-week program we will:
While it is possible to get around knowing only English, students will be given basic language training in Indonesian. The program will supply all breakfasts, and the majority of the other meals where there will be an excellent selection of Indonesian and Western meal options. To aid in communication among the group members students will be given a cell phone to call within the country. All of the hotels have free wifi, lovely tropical gardens, and all but one has a pool.
Professor Robert Petersen, Art History
Associate Professor Ann Coddington, Studio Artist
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