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Summer at CalArts
Advance your work in one of our five-week summer residencies at CalArts, where you’ll live and work among a community of driven artists. The Summer Animation and Filmmaking Residencies are rich opportunities to dig deeper with dedicated faculty and guest artists while earning course credit toward an undergraduate degree. The Summer Art Residency is a sanctuary of creative freedom supported by eye-opening seminars, critical workshops and curated events at world-renowned facilities.
- Summer Animation Residency
- Summer Art Residency
- Summer Filmmaking Residency
- Summer Filmmaking Residency Non-Credit
The five-week Critical Studies courses are open to students from outside the Institute to earn college credit over the summer.
- CSCM-271S - Human Body: Food to Function
- CSOC-378 - Pursuing Happiness: From Buddha to Positive Psychology
- FAIC-452 - Rock & Roll and Movies
Discover programs are geared towards emerging artists aged 14 to 17. These 1- or 2-week intensives offer exciting ways to take a deep-dive into a chosen discipline, with class instruction, special guests, and field trips.
- XYTH-801 - Discover Animation - 1 Week
- XYTH-802 - Discover Animation - 2 Week
- XYTH-803 - Discover Music - 1 Week
- XYTH-804 - Discover Music - 2 Week