Villa Arson is a contemporary art school located in Nice, France. Founded in 1868, the school is dedicated to providing students with a rigorous and comprehensive education in the visual arts. The school offers a wide range of programs, including a three-year Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, a two-year Master’s degree in Fine Arts, and a doctoral program in Fine Arts.
The school encourages students to explore and experiment with different forms of contemporary art, including painting, sculpture, installation, video, and performance art. The curriculum also includes courses in art history, theory, and criticism, as well as workshops in professional practices such as curation and exhibition design.
The school is known for its strong focus on interdisciplinary studies, and its students have the opportunity to collaborate with students from other disciplines, such as architecture and design. The school also encourages students to participate in international exchange programs and residencies, which provide opportunities to work with artists and art professionals from around the world.
The school is located in the Villa Arson, a historical monument in the city of Nice, which is also the main campus for the National School of Fine Arts of Nice. The Villa Arson campus is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and offers students access to workshops, studios, and exhibition spaces, as well as a library and a computer lab.
- Country France
- Language of Instruction French