Connections for Art Majors

Chicago Connections

Chicago Skyline

The excellent museums of Chicago, bustling gallery district, and connections with local artists provide a wonderful enrichment to the Art Department curriculum.  More > 


Urban Studies

Urban program

The Urban Studies program offers Wheaton in Chicago, an opportunity to live and experience an Internship through involvement with any one of a number of artistic activities in the city for an entire semester.  Learn more about Urban Studies and Wheaton in Chicago


Orvieto, Italy

Orvieto, Italy

The Orvieto Semester is an art-focused program of Gordon College situated in Orvieto, Italy. 

As members of the Christian College Consortium, Wheaton students are invited to apply. At Orvieto students study the Italian Renaissance as a resource for contemporary thinking about art and culture. Located midway between Rome and Florence, the art and culture of Orvieto are the starting point for explorations to multiple historic sites of great artistic significance. Learn more about Orvieto Semester

HNGR-Human Needs and Global Resources

HNGR Program

HNGR students explore issues of global needs and available resources through a combination of academic study, interactive seminars, and a core study/service internship in the Developing World. This program has been particularly beneficial for students concentrating in Documentary Photography and Community Art and Missions, but all Art students are encouraged to consider if their creative and artistic interests might lead them to involvement in the Third World through the HNGR program. Learn more about HNGR