Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Finding aid for Art Center (Europe) records
RG 19  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (68.97 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Overview
 
Table of contents What's This?
Description
Art Center (Europe) opened in the fall of 1986 with 39 students from 13 countries. It offered a preparatory program, a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Design, and a Bachelor of Science in Product Design and Transportation Design. The school closed just before its tenth anniversary in March 1996. This collection consists of correspondence, administrative files, blueprints, and clippings that document Art Center (Europe)’s creation, operation, and closure.
Background
1981-1983 At the initiative of European industry and business, Art Center began researching the feasibility of establishing a European campus. The Château de Sully at La Tour-de-Peilz, Switzerland was selected as the future home of Art Center (Europe).
Extent
7.5 linear foot 12 box
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from materials in this collection must be submitted to Art Center College of Design Archives.
Availability
No restrictions. Collection is open for research by appointment.