Travel Study/Washington D.C.

Art and Race in the Capital

The School of Art is sponsoring an experiential travel course in Washington, D.C. for the Fall 2018 semester. Students will travel together, spend four full days in D.C., and have the opportunity to visit world-renowned museums, art galleries, and international embassies while discussing how race is portrayed in art and culture. 

This trip is specifically designed for students who are looking for an interdisciplinary learning experience in a real-world setting. A course fee of $499 will cover transportation, accommodations, and museum fees. Final meetings and projects occur on the Kent campus in October/November.

No Prerequisites to Enroll!

ARTH 42192/52192 & ARTS 45092/55092

For permission to enroll, please email Mahwish Chishty ( & Joseph Underwood (

Travel Dates: September 27- October 1, 2018

Header image: Official presidential portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, on view at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.