- Attend a lecture on U.S./Cuban Relations with Carlos Alzugaray, former Cuban Ambassador to the European Union
- Visit the Institute of Superior Arts (ISA) and the National Museum of Fine Arts
- Enjoy a performance by Opera de la Calle
- Visual Arts students will take a workshop at ISA
- Learn about Yoruba culture, religion and literary traditions
- Visit artists such as Nils Navarro, Jose Fuster, Wilay Mendez
HUM 2020-Introduction to Humanities-3.0
ART 1001C-ART Fundamentals-3.0
Art 2950-Independent Study-1.0
The program fee for the study abroad program to Costa Rica will cover:
- Round-trip airfare, Florida to Havana
- All in-country transportation
- All in-country accommodations
- Most meals
- Tours, museums, and other activity fees
- International Insurance
TOTAL PROGRAM FEE = Approximately $3,300
The cost may vary based on the number of students who sign up, exchange rates, and other variables. Changes are likely to be less than $200.
|Estimated costs not included in program fee:|
|Other meals (4 lunches, 5 dinners)||$ 150|
|Personal Spending Money||$ 50|
|Immunizations||Refer to Immunization section for required and suggested vaccinations|
|TOTAL = *This is an approximation, individuals will differ||$ 685|
*This is an approximation, individuals will differ
Read through the Cancellation and Withdrawal Policy to understand payment expectations. This policy will accompany the Study Abroad Application form that you must fill out and sign to join a program
The payments expected for the program will follow the calendar below. You can also sign up for the Monthly Savings Plan for the program this year or in future years. See the Forms page on the website for more information.
|$125||due with application|
|$500||November 18th, 2016|
|$1,500||February 3, 2017|
|$1,175||March 10, 2017|
*Payment dates are subject to change. Participants will be informed via email
if changes occur. To make a payment, go to the Cashier's Office in the Northwest
Campus. The Cashier's Office accepts payments in cash, by check and by credit
card. You can make your payments on the phone.
If you are not able to make a payment according to the dates assigned by Santa Fe College's International Education Office, it may still be possible for you to join the program; however you will likely incur increased costs.
Trip dates: June 3-10, 2017
Raul Villarreal has been traveling to Cuba since 1982, establishing friendships with visual artists, art historians, and also gallery and museum directors. Over the past 30 years he has exhibited his art in 20 one-person exhibits and over 400 group exhibits in the United States, Canada, Cuba, Costa Rica, Germany, Italy, Spain, and China. Villarreal has co-organized and lead three trips to Cuba for the Santa Fe College Foundation. During these trips the travelers were able to visit several artists’ studios, music and dance venues.
Daniel Stepp received an MFA in painting from the New York Academy of Art and a B.A. in graphic design from the University of Florida. He has been an instructor at Santa Fe College for over 15 years and co-led study abroad programs in Europe and Costa Rica. He has been an artist in residence in Pouch Cove foundation in Newfoundland, Canada. He has taught classes in studio art and lectured in humanities as well. Daniel has exhibited nationally and been a contributor to the John Erickson Museum of Art, participating in performance based work in Baltimore, Miami, and New York, His and been included in numerous publications including Oxford American.