Chavón The School of Design continues at the forefront of educational programs in its Altos de Chavón campus, La Romana. This summer 2019, the School has developed an offer of 2-week graduates and 3-day workshops aimed at the interest of a diverse public – university students, professionals and people with special interests. The school emphasizes […]
Kids and teens summer camp at Chavón School of Design Santo Domingo
School is out, and summer has officially started for our kids! From June 25th to July 27th, Chavón Kids and Teens Summer Camp 2018 in Santo Domingo offers children from 3 to 17 years of age a summer full of unique learning experiences through art!
Take advantage of this year’s Chavón School of Design Summer courses!
The Chavón School of Design continues to offer great programs at its Altos de Chavón campus. This summer, the school has prepared an exceptional range of courses, there’s something for everybody from teens, university students, and professionals!
Chavón students complete a summer at Parsons The New School for Design
Every year, a number of hopeful students apply for scholarships to Parsons The New School for Design, be it for summer or to continue their studies after graduation. To be selected they must fill out an application and submit their portfolios. This year, two students were selected to go and take one of the summer courses […]
A day in an Intensive Chavón Course
Curious as to what goes on in an Intensive Chavón course, we popped into the computer lab one afternoon last week to visit the Visual Merchandising workshop. Professor Ramon Evins was teaching a group of 10+ students the importance of in-store displays to showcase merchandise in eye-catching formats. The more appealing customers find your products he […]
Chavón School of Design Summer International workshops are back in July!
The Altos de Chavón School of Design once again opens its doors for everyone who wants to get creative this summer! The courses run all summer long, with the first one starting on June 26th and the last the first week in August. A huge range of courses is available with everything from drawing, film, photography, and even museology!
Carnelevarium: Individual Exhibition of Citlally Miranda at the Jenny Polanco Project
The Jenny Polanco Project of Altos de Chavón brings a new proposal celebrating Carnival, through the contemporary art of the recognized visual artist Citlally Miranda. This exhibition curated by Josefina Pichardo Casasnovas, is the result of extensive research – the use of masks at a social level in the Dominican Republic and the different contexts in […]
Exploring the world of TECK with Marc Olivier
Marc Olivier, who has been living in Casa de Campo for over 15 years, is the community’s go-to craftsman for handmade, one-of-a-kind furniture. The owner of TECK Furniture in La Romana sources many of his products from Java, one of Indonesia’s 17,000 islands, and designs his own. Having built a longstanding friendship and working relationship with the […]
Local Artisans make a statement at La Aldea Cultural Santa Rosa de Lima
In two art exhibitions that opened not long ago at the Aldea Cultural Santa Rosa de Lima, the La Romana community got a chance to view crafts designed by local artisans that showcased impressive basketweaving, woodworking, home furnishings and décor. DISEÑANÍA Diseño + Artesania (design + crafts) and GUANEANDO, presented by the Cultural Center of Spain (Centro Cultural […]
Chavón’s Kids & Teens and Continuing Education Courses Start This Week!
Starting Monday, September 26th, the Altos de Chavón School of Design will offer a range of short-term courses for children and adolescents ages 4 -15 years, and adults throughout the year. Chavon’s Kids & Teens courses include 10 sessions and Continuing Education courses include 6 sessions.
Chavón’s International Summer courses will start next week!
Looking for something fun and enriching to do this summer? Search no further, the Altos de Chavón School of Design invites you to participate in a large number of courses that will run all summer long. The “International Summer” Art and Design courses will cover areas in Graphic Design, Fashion, Drawing, Lettering, Illustration and more!