Korver art center, pottery studio

Art off campus

Art abroad

Northwestern art students say the people, landscape and dramatic weather of the rural Midwest offer plenty of inspiration. And if you want a change? Color outside the lines in one of a number of study abroad opportunities. Northwestern offers study abroad programs in Oman, Romania and dozens of other countries around the globe. Learn more


Get hands-on experience through an internship at a studio, gallery or museum in the region or elsewhere in the U.S. Your art professors can connect you to valuable opportunities that look good on your resume and expand your creative network. Possibilities include:

  • Sioux City, IA | Sioux City Art Center 
  • Vermillion, SD | Frogman's Print Workshop
  • Omaha | Bemis Art Center, Joslyn Art Museum, Union for Contemporary Art 
  • Des Moines | Des Moines Art Center
  • Minneapolis | Minneapolis Institute of Art, Franconia Sculpture Park
  • Chicago | Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Santa Fe, NM | Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
  • Sioux Center, IA | Vi Bella Jewelry
  • Greensboro, NC | Elsewhere Museum