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Chavón School of Design hosted the 6th annual DOCTV Latinoamérica workshops

In February of this year, the La Romana campus of Chavón School of Design opened its 2-year film course with 18 students ready to take on the challenge of being the first group. The new semester which starts in the fall has 25 students enrolled in what is proving to be an excellent new addition to […]

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Subtraction Cutting Workshop by Julian Roberts at the Chavón School of Design

‘Subtraction Cutting’ is the name given to an experimental method of hollow construction developed by fashion designer and instructor Julian Roberts. Taught by him at universities worldwide since 1998, he will be coming to the Dominican Republic this summer to teach anyone interested this fascinating technique at Chavón School of Design in Santo Domingo!

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Chavon School of Design, now closer to you with courses in La Romana and Bavaro!

This year brings great news to all art lovers in the eastern region: Chavón School of Design has opened two new centers in the city of La Romana and Bavaro! The school will be offering their Continuing Education and Chavón Kids and Teens courses in these centers, now closer than ever, anyone who wants to pursue a […]

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Azimut Café’s Sunset Jazz Night with a look at the Chris Craft Catalina 29

Sunset Jazz Night is back this coming Friday, November 25th with a lot of exciting news. Guests who come to the evening at Azimut Café in the Marina, Casa de Campo will be able to board the Chris Craft Catalina 29 and check out its standout features. Come hear the winner details of the “Arte y Nautica” project […]

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Juan Vidal visits the Altos de Chavón School of Design in Santo Domingo

Surrounding the events of Dominicana Moda 2016 that culminated Saturday evening with the grand finale of Spanish fashion designer Juan Vidal’s Spring/ Summer 2017 collection, Mr. Vidal also visited the fashion design students of the Chavón School of Design in Santo Domingo earlier in the week. The very simpático designer accompanied by fellow crew members and family, Dominicana Moda’s stylist and […]

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Stefan Sagmeister’s Inspiring Lecture on “Why Beauty Matters” and his visit to Altos de Chavón

When the superstars of the world of art and design shine in Chavón it is truly illuminating.  This past weekend mega talent Austrian born, New York City based, Stefan Sagmeister, enlightened an audience of 300 at the Agora cinema with his take on “Why Beauty Matters”.  His words and examples ranged from architecture to painting, […]

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Enroll Now for Chavón School of Design’s Cinematography Program!

As of September, the Chavón School of Design has been accepting applications for their new Cinematography program that will open in February 2017 at the Altos de Chavón campus in Casa de Campo! The two year program will have a duration of 30 weeks and feature professors within the film industry and invited guest lecturers. The school welcomes Tanya […]

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“The True Cost”: A Movie about Fashion’s Impact on the World

Not long ago, the Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival (DREFF) held its sixth edition in the country, this year under the theme “Yo soy sostenible” (I am sustainable). Many films were presented in an effort to bring awareness to environmental changes and harmful industry practices within countries around the world, and included issues on public policies, clean […]