About the Kasteel Well Summer Program
Each summer course is designed to enhance students’ understanding and interest in the topics of European Renaissance arts, history, geography, culture, and civilization along with learning how to reflect upon and critically analyze the medium of digital photography, from a technical, ethical, and aesthetic point of view.
Students attending this five-week program will be registered for 8 credits of undergraduate coursework that includes art history and digital photography components. Classes will be held Monday through Thursday at the castle with some Friday sessions. There are 20 contact hours per week for course lectures and 2–3 daily lecture hours per course within a week. Class contact hours include instruction time during educational excursions and field visits.
A photo collaboration by two of our summer students titled "There Is No Single Metanarrative Anymore"
Participants applying to this program should have an understanding of basic web design technique, digital camera photography knowledge, and be computer literate.
For additional details about living at the castle and traveling in Europe, visit the Life in the Netherlands section of our website.
Castle Art History Class
Students will study means of artistic expression made in two different time periods. They will visit museums, attend photo exhibits, and interpret modern means of image-making, particularly digital photography.
Students attend a photo exhibit in Amsterdam.