Past Program

Netherlands: Rotterdam

This travel course is designed around the participation in the OBJECT Rotterdam fair held during Art Rotterdam, in Holland. OBJECT Rotterdam represents the most current Developments in Dutch and international design from established and emerging designers working in the various disciplines of crafts, design, fashion, architecture, furniture, and art.

At-A-Glance

What
Wintersession Travel Course
Where
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands
When
Winter 2013

Course Dates: Jan 7, 2013 — Feb 8, 2013

Who
Open to RISD students, Brown University students
Faculty
Academic Credits
3
Department
  • Jewelry & Metalsmithing
Course Numbers
  • J&M 4379
Cost
$2545

Includes accommodation, field trips, local transportation, all meals, museum entrances, health and travel insurance.

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Full Course Description

This travel course is designed around the participation in the OBJECT Rotterdam fair held during Art Rotterdam, in Holland. OBJECT Rotterdam represents the most current Developments in Dutch and international design from established and emerging designers working in the various disciplines of crafts, design, fashion, architecture, furniture, and art. The first four weeks of this course will take place in studio on the RISD campus followed by two weeks of travel in Amsterdam and Rotterdam. At RISD, students will develop and create a high-quality limited production line of work centric to their own practice. Through individual and collaborative efforts, students will identify the exhibition theme, design the exhibition display, produce promotional materials, install and manage the booth during the Rotterdam fair.

Program Details

Wintersession Travel Courses are open to all RISD + Brown University students. To apply for a Wintersession Travel Course, you must:

  • attend an infosession with faculty (general or course-specific)
  • have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 at the time of application (Note: Students seeking exception to this academic policy should contact the Registrar at registrar@risd.edu with any questions.)
  • be in good standing in terms of conduct and finances
  • First year students must provide approval from the Dean of Experimental & Foundation Studies as part of their applications.
  • Brown University students are eligible to apply, but priority will be given to RISD students.

Per Student Financial Service requirements, students who plan to travel on school-sponsored trips must first pay their student account in full. Students with an account balance are ineligible for travel and may forfeit any funds already used to book travel arrangements. Contact Student Financial Services at sfs@risd.edu with any questions.

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