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What can't be learned in a classroom

The Department of Art + Design offers a variety of travel opportunities for students to expand and diversify their studies in the visual and performing arts. In what can often be a life-changing experience, these faculty-led trips connect undergraduate studies with the practices of professionals.

For some students, these excursions may be required in order to develop a more holistic and global perspective on contemporary art and design beyond the Chippewa Valley. The department hosts three annual field trips to regional and national destinations - traditionally these have included Minneapolis, Chicago, and New York City. Regional trips are open to all UWEC students, faculty and staff, and the community.

Travel Requirements Guide

Art and design students in New York City Above: Students participating in the 2016 Dept. of Art & Design trip, visiting Claire Sherman's studio in NYC.

Gallery in the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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