Programs by Country: Cuba

CUBA: Photography and Cuban Culture (closed)

Dialogue of Civilizations | Havana, Cuba

Come view the Summer 2014 Cuba Dialogue Exhibition!  Monday, September 29, 2014, 5 pm, West Village H.


Faculty Leader: Luis Brens (

Study Abroad Coordinator: Colleen Boyle (

Information Session: November 5 at 6:00pm, 305 Ryder Hall

Term: Summer I


  • ARTE2500 Art + Design Abroad: Studio - Photo Basic OR ARTE2500 Art & Design Abroad: Documentary Photography
  • ARTE2501 History - Cuba Cultural History


All Students in the Cuba Dialogue will be enrolled in Cuba Cultural History, a class with a focus on the culture, music and visual arts, while engaged in an intensive photographic program. Weekly assignments that encourage engagement with the local culture will be assigned.

Students will take either Photo Basics for Majors and Non-Majors or Documentary Photography. Photo Basics will cover current photographic software and digital camera usage and is open to the entire university. It is designed for students with no prior knowledge of photography.  Documentary Photography students must show a portfolio to be take this section.  This class is designed for students with significant background in photography.  A final portfolio is required for successful completion of both classes.

Havana: Arcadia – University of Havana

Traditional | Havana, Cuba

Study Abroad Coordinator: Colleen Boyle (

The Arcadia study abroad program in Cuba is a full-immersion program where all courses are taught in Spanish alongside Cuban students.