DAILY ART PRACTICE LEARNING FROM THE PRADO MUSEUM OLD MASTERS

Spring Break and Summer Art courses for High School students, University Students and Senior Lifelong Learners.

GROW AS AN ARTIST IN THE HEART OF SPAIN

Explore Contemporary Art Galleries, Artists´studios and meet with Industry Professionals.

GET IMMERSED IN SPANISH CULTURE

Enjoy Spain's lifestyle, gastronomy and traditions like Tapas and Flamenco Music!

BUILD YOUR COLLEGE PORTFOLIO WITH EL GRECO, VELÁZQUEZ AND GOYA!

High School Students will broaden their artistic vision getting ready for College Interviews.

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Madrid as your Artist Palette!

 Madrid Fine Arts Journeys

Madrid Fine Arts Journeys offers specialized Visual Arts Courses and Art related activities focusing on Art Practice, The Prado Museum and Madrid´s unique Cultural and Artistic Heritage.

MFAJ´s courses are taught by Artists for Artists, Art Students and passionate Art-lovers who desire to acquire through direct observation and from a Contemporary perspective, fundamental drawing skills as well as an in depth knowledge of some of the greatest Artists of Western Art including El Greco, Velázquez, Goya, Picasso, Dalí and Miró! Participants will enjoy discovering one of Europe´s most vibrant Capital Cities, but will also travel back in time to explore Medieval the towns of Toledo and Segovia!

In small groups to guarantee quality instruction, participants will enjoy:

Seminars

The seminars on Spanish History, Art History at the Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen Museums as well as The great Masters of the Prado Museum, are taught by Art Historians and Artists through experiential learning, discussion, multimedia instruction and Museum visits.

Art Practice

The drawing classes are focused on direct observation and gesture drawing. Individualized teaching through demonstration and visual instruction. The Digital Photography workshop will enable participants to experiment with new visions on Photography. Participants will be introduced to the Contemporary Art Market through Art Gallery visits and talks with professionals from the creative industries.

Cultural Excursions

Students will explore Madrid´s rich Artistic and Historical cultural patrimony and enjoy excursions to dreamlike Unesco World Heritage Sites such as Toledo, El Escorial and Segovia, as well as the Palace of La Granja de San Ildefonso.

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University Level Art Program

Winter/Spring Break and Summer

Specialized Visual Arts Summer Program for Art Students and Artists as well as passionate art-lovers interested in broadening their artistic vision and artistic skills through an in depth study of the Prado Museum Masters and the Contemporary Art Market.

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High School Art Immersion

Winter/Spring Break and Summer

Enriching pre-College Artistic Experience for art-minded, creative and curious High School students to improve drawing skills, discover the Prado Museum Old Masters and find out what it´s like to pursue a career in the art industry.

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Is Madrid Fine Arts Journeys for me?

Absolutely! Whether you are a professional, an Art Student or an "aficionado", we have the right program for you.

High School Students

Coming on their own or with a group, High School Students in their 10th, 11th or 12th grade will enjoy a lifelong learning experience! We take care of all students 24/7 from the moment they land in Madrid where they will enjoy their own room and bathroom in a safe and modern University Residence Hall.

University Students & Professionals

An ideal Summer program for graduate or undergraduate Art Students and College students as well as Artists and Professionals who wish to broaden their Artistic vision in Spain, learning as well about the Art market and Contemporary Art galleries. Quality instruction by practicing Artists and Scholars in the heart of Madrid!

Lifelong Learners

It´s never too late to keep learning! Check with us our courses for citizens whose previous professional obligations might have prevented them to dedicate time to their creative side, but who now have the time and energy to enjoy their passion for Art.

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Accomodation

Participants in the High School Art Immersion and University Art Course will enjoy full room and board and an individual room equipped with cable internet, individual bathroom and phone at Agustinus Nebrija Residence Hall, in Madrid. Address: C/ Cea Bermúdez, 59. 28003 Madrid.

The Residence Hall has 24-hour access security and camera surveillance. For High School groups a MFAJ staff member will always be physically present at the Residence Hall to help, assist and accompany the students.

The common areas have Wi-Fi, game and TV rooms, chill out, Gym, cafeteria, ping-pong area, library, study and work rooms, computers and laundry room.

For Lifelong learners Madrid has a wide variety of accommodation, ranging from top luxury to very fine three-star Hotels, including as well modern Hostels where participants can relax, rest and use as a headquarter to enjoy Madrid´s joyful lifestyle and shopping! We recommend accomodation located in the area referred to as “Madrid Central", where participants will find everything pretty much within walking distance from the Prado Museum, our studio space and most of the Historical Sites and Art Galleries. You may check with us for Hotel suggestions.

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