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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: UNCW applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 03/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission 06/01/2020 06/23/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Provider: Faculty-Led
Field of Study: Art Minimum GPA: 2.5
Class Standing: Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore Faculty Program Leader: Anne Lindberg, Courtney Johnson
Advisor: Kara Pike Inman
Program Description:
Program Description | Eligibility | Academic Details | Housing
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Art in London

Program Description

Program Overview
The program will educate students in studio art while surrounded by a city rich with art history and contemporary art.  Students will be exposed to new cultures and ideas, and attend museums, galleries, and landmarks that will expand their understanding and appreciation of the topics covered throughout their courses. London offers the perfect location to immerse students in art through a thorough range of diverse and important artwork in museums and galleries.

Program Activities & Features
Our planned site visits and activities during class time include:
British Museum
Serpentine Gallery
Victoria and Albert Museum 
Natural History Museum
National Portrait Gallery
National Gallery
Tate Modern
Tate Britain
Camden Arts Centre
The Wallace Collection
White Cube
Whitechapel Gallery
Kensington Gardens
Hyde Park
Regent’s Park
A walk across Tower Bridge
Day trip to Lacock Abbey and Stonehenge


  • Degree-seeking student
  • Must be at least 18 years of age at time of participation
  • Good judicial standing
  • 2.50+ GPA at time of application

Academic Details

ART495-700 Museums in London
(can be substituted for ART105 which satisfies the University Studies requirement for Aesthetics, Interpretive & Literary Perspectives)
Students will become familiar with the museums of London in relation to this course, and will work on expressing their ideas visually and incorporating historical and contemporary art into their own thinking and artistic practice.
ART495-701 Drawing in London
Students will approach drawing as a way of thinking, as a critical tool and as a means for observation, storytelling and representation. We will also examine drawing as it relates to visual art movements, ideas, and innovations in London.
You can also receive Explorations Beyond the Classroom credit.


Students will stay in private rooms with private baths in a suite-style dorm with a shared kitchen.

Program Dates

Application Deadline
March 1, 2020

Tentative Program Dates
June 1-23, 2020

Financial Details

Estimated Program Fee: $3,876

Program Fee Includes:

  • Housing
  • Site visit
  • Museum entry fees
  • Tube pass (London's mass transit system)
  • Welcome lunch
  • Medical insurance​

Additional Costs:
(not included in program fee)

  • UNCW tuition
  • International airfare
  • Art supplies
  • Meals
  • Passport, if needed

Financial Aid and Scholarships
Federal and state financial aid may be applied towards this program. Even if you are normally ineligible for financial aid, you should submit a financial aid application (FAFSA). You may find that you are eligible for additional funding. 

UNCW students may also apply for a UNCW Education Abroad Grant and additional study abroad scholarships. Grant applications and additional information are available at

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