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2016 Pre-College Summer Program

SMU Meadows School of the Arts’ portfolio workshop gives aspiring high school art students a taste of making art at SMU Meadows, located in the heart of SMU’s beautiful tree-lined campus in Dallas, Texas. The week-long session is thematically different yet broad in scope, covering 2-D and digital media. The curriculum for this MAYA summer session is modeled after the Meadows Division of Art’s innovative suite of courses, which provides the foundation for all incoming B.F.A. and B.A. Studio Art majors.

One week session.

July 11-15 from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Drawing/Painting and Digital Photography/Video

Daily Class Schedule:

9:30 am – 12:30 pm Session I
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Session II

Session Cost

Five Days - $550

All art supplies are included.

Some Digital cameras will be available for student checkout and we recommend that students bring a suitable portfolio and carry bag. On-campus parking passes and lunch with be provided daily.

Residential accommodations

Out of town students/families can make arrangements off-campus.

Areas of Study



Undergraduate Studies

Graduate Studies



Faculty and Staff


Pollock Gallery

Art in Dallas

Travel Opportunities

Student Resources

Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Meadows Academy for Young Artists

2016 Pre-College Summer Program


Art History

Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship

Corporate Communication and Public Affairs

Creative Computation


Film and Media Arts