About Walk the Arts
Since 1997 Walk the Arts (
icscis inc.) has been offering top quality art classes, painting workshops and art history tours in Italy, France, Colombia, Spain and the United States. Our programs are open to artists of all levels, lifelong learners and independent travelers seeking meaningful cultural experiences.
Walk the Arts is an art school and a cultural enterprise without walls operating from North America and Europe. All our art classes are led by professional artists and art historians. Our art workshops and art history tours take place in Italy, France, Spain, Colombia, and the United States. Our quality art programs are suitable for artists of all levels and media, art lovers, lifelong learners and independent travelers seeking unique cultural experiences. We also offer tailored educational programs for colleges and universities. Our mission is to promote the arts and culture by offering quality art courses that put emphasis on content, creativity, and experiential learning. We believe that art leads to the fulfillment of individuals and the betterment of societies. Our values are authenticity, integrity, generosity, innovation, passion, knowledge and conviviality.
Our art classes and painting retreats in Italy and France are open to artists of all levels including beginners who wish to discover creativity and painting, experienced artists in the search of new visions and challenges and professional artists seeking a new environment to carry on with their work without supervision. Our art workshops are also suitable for the artist’s partner interested in the landscape, the touring, the regional cuisine and maybe a first encounter with art. Participants are free to use the medium of choice: oils, acrylics, watercolors, etc.
We limit the size of our groups to 8 participants in order to offer personalized instruction and an intimate and stimulating environment that fosters creativity, fulfillment
Up to now, hundreds of artists from Australia, Canada, the United States, France, Greece, the Netherlands, Malaysia, New Zealand
Since our aim is to help our art students to express themselves in an authentic way, we offer
Since sharing good food and wine is also a great way to learn about art, our gastronomic meals in beautiful settings are an important part of the learning process and the conviviality of our workshops. They allow our participating artists to get to know each other better and permit meaningful conversations to flow naturally.
Former students of our art classes in Italy and France have described their experience as: “one of the best holidays and learning experiences in my life”, “completely worthwhile”, “
Art History Tours
Walk the Arts offers art history seminar tours, also known as art trips and art tours, led by professional art historians. They are open to everyone, from art students and artists of all levels to art lovers, lifelong learners and independent travelers willing to live an enriching experience by immersing into the culture of the host country. Our art classes and art tours in Italy, France, Spain, Colombia, and the United States are a unique combination of art history lectures, discovery walks, museums, and fine cuisine.
Besides learning about art, architecture
Yves M. Larocque talking about Marcel Duchamp (the “heretic”) at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City.
Walk the Arts offers tailored programs for educational institutions seeking to enrich students’ academic life by offering art, architecture, art history and philosophy courses in Europe Primarily, we have given custom-made art history seminar tours in Italy and France to groups of students from North American educational institutions. Due to the quality of our art programs, some colleges and universities from North America and Singapore have conferred credits for our classes and workshops. We offer a Certificate of Completion for all our cultural activities and we fulfill Art Teacher recertification requirements.
Also, we provide custom-made team-building workshops through art activities for corporations, companies, associations, ministries, departments, etc. We do have all the artistic knowledge and tools to offer unforgettable and uniting creative experiences for organizational teams, may it be through painting, sculpture, drawing, conceptual art or museum activities.
Since 1997 Walk the Arts (icscis inc.) has been offering top quality painting workshops, art classes, and art history tours in Italy, France, Colombia, Spain, and the United States.
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