Art and Cooking Classes in France, located in Provence, France, is dedicated to bringing you an attractive approach to learning traditional French gastronomy. We offer to our guests an exclusive Culinary Adventures in Provence program which is specially designed for the food connoisseurs who wish to learn, or improve, the art of Mediterranean cooking and discover the way of life in the South of France. Our other program, Art and Gourmet Adventures, is designed for Art connoisseurs as well as amateurs who also wish to discover the architecture and history of France and capture the essence and flavors of the French regional cuisines.
- Culinary Adventures in Provence
- Art and Gourmet Adventures
2. Studio M Academy
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Based in Montpellier, close to the Mediterranean coast in southern France, Studio M Academy is an international media & art school set up to welcome English-speaking students from around the world seeking to learn the arts in France. Studio M provides a wide range of professional Diplomas, Degrees and Short Courses in different artistic domains including Visual Communication, Film Directing, Sound Design, 3D Animation, and more.
Studio M offers not only French state qualifications (BAC Pro, BTS), but also international diplomas, Bachelors and Masters Degrees. Students can continue their studies internationally or pursue a career abroad. Studio M is a member of the European Federation of Schools. The languages and understanding of European culture is central to our ethos, ensuring our students are best prepared for the workplace.
Studio M has schools across France (in Lyon, Marseille, and Toulouse), and one in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and have trained young people to become consummate professionals for more than 20 years. Passion allows each undergraduate to excel in their chosen field, and our school provides them with the tools and training so that they can attain their goals.
Diplomas, Degrees, and Short Courses in Media & Arts taught in English & French:
Course categories include:
- Visual Communication And Graphics
- 3D Animation
- Sound and Radio
- Bachelor of Arts - Multimedia
- Bachelor of Arts - Design
- Bachelor of Arts in 3D Animation
- Master of Arts - 3D Animation and Game Design
- Art Director in Design and Communication (Masters)
3. Gastronomicom International French Culinary Academy / Chef & Wine
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Gastronomicom International French Culinary Academy / Chef & Wine is a leading culinary arts institute in the South of France offering a range of culinary arts certificate and diploma programs to international students from around the world. Located in Cap d’Agde, a beautiful Mediterranean seaside town in the Languedoc-Roussillon region, our courses include cooking and pastry hands-on classes (taught in English); French Wine lessons; Fine Dining & Service courses; practical work experience (internships) and French language courses. You will receive a French Gourmet Certificate or Diploma on completion of your program.
Our ultimate goal is that our students improve both their skills and knowledge of the food, beverage and gastronomy of the region and France, and the French language, but will also enjoy visiting Languedoc-Roussillon, with its historic cities, varying and beautiful landscapes, and the most productive wine region in the world.
Choosing to take classes at our culinary academy will open doors to many jobs in your country and abroad. We know there is a serious lack of qualified graduates in the Food and Beverage Industry in most countries, especially in the field of Gastronomy. All of our teachers boast years of experience at prestigious, high-end Gastronomic Hotel-Restaurants.
Our students in the past have come from the USA, Canada, France, UK, Holland, Belgium, Germany, Norway, Spain, Mexico, Nepal, South Africa, Kenya, Tunisia, Mauritius, Hong Kong, and many more.
Deepen your knowledge. Extend your reach. Welcome to the PASCA experience.
Welcome to the Pont-Aven School of Contemporary Art (PASCA), an international fine arts institution located in the historic artists' colony of Pont-Aven, in Brittany, France. Our 15-week semester programs and two advanced summer intensives are designed to encourage artistic expression, personal growth, and a broader understanding of the connection between human history and your life as an artist. In our program you’ll study, work, and travel to the art and cultural centers of Europe.
Join students from all over the world, and take part in a unique opportunity to develop advanced conceptual and cultural skills gleaned from living and working in an atmosphere of lively discourse, guided studio instruction and cultural immersion.
Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Photography, Sculpture, Installations, Conceptual Art Courses
5. Ecole de stylisme Fleuri-Delaporte, Paris
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Fondée en 1949, L’École Fleuri-Delaporte est une école de stylisme qui est localisée sur le Rue de Cîteaux dans le 12e arrondissement de Paris. L'école est une membre du Collège de Paris et est une composante de l’offre de formation de l’ESAFC, Etablissement d’Enseignement Supérieur Technique Privé – Reconnu légalement ouvert auprès de l’Académie de Paris sous le numéro 075 4777K.
Notre méthode unique de construction de la silhouette a été mise au point en 1949, sa pérennité dans un domaine aussi sensible que celui de la mode illustre à elle seule les valeurs de sa pédagogie.
Les enseignants sont tous des professionnels en exercice dans la spécialité qu’ils enseignent ; les dernières tendances, la réalité du terrain, les évolutions techniques et professionnelles sont ainsi divulguées en temps réel.
- Certificat en Création et Style
- Certificat en Création d'Accessoires
- Certification en Création Textile
- Certificat de Fin d'Études
Les certificats de l'École Fleuri-Delaporte peuvent être préparés en formation initiale, continue ou en alternance.
6. Laboratoire du Voyage Imaginaire, Paris
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Laboratoire du Voyage Imaginaire (Laboratory of Imaginary Travels) offers year-round and summer drawing and painting classes & workshops in Paris for adults, artists, art students and children at beginner to advanced levels. Our classes are taught in English and French to students from around the world.
Mediums include drawing with colored pens & pencil/ ink, sketching with pencil, watercolor painting, acrylic painting, mixed media & oil painting. We teach you how to make your own "travel sketchbooks", how to illustrate stories, how to develop painting and creative skills in a fun and pleasant way. Subjects and themes include traditional French architecture, modern architecture, modern life, real life, still life, motion, imagination.
Our studio is located in the 11th arrondissement of Paris, a trendy and artistic neighborhood on the Right Bank (North Side) of the River Seine, close to the metro stations Parmentier (Métro Line 3), Goncourt (Line 11) and Oberkampf (serving Line 5 and Line 9). Some classes take place at the studio, while most are outdoor workshops taking place in different areas of the city each time. It is a good way to explore Paris, discovering places that one wouldn't necessarily have gone to using a guidebook or following regular tours.
- 4-hour workshops in Paris
- 3-hour workshops at the Louvre (except for July & August)
- Regular 3-day workshops in Paris
- 5-day painting workshop on the French Atlantic Coast (March 2-7)
- 1-week workshop in Lisbon (April 27-May 3)
- 1-week workshop in New York City (Sept. 21-27)
- 1-week workshop in Tuscany (Oct. 19-25)
- 3-day trips to Giverny & 4-day trips to Etretat (Normandy)
- Painting day-trips in Giverny
- Art Journal Workshops
- 1-day portrait workshops
Private Classes: For groups of 1-5 people
7. Art and Cooking Classes in France
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Founded by Philippe Gion in 1995 "Art and Cooking Classes in France" is dedicated to bringing you the best of the joie de vivre in France and, most of all, an attractive approach of the traditional French gastronomy.
We offer to our guests an exclusive Culinary Adventures in Provence program which is specially designed for the food connoisseurs who wish to learn, or improve the art of Mediterranean cooking and discover the way of life in the South of France.
Philippe Gion has been a professional chef for over 35 years. He grew up in the south west of France where he was the executive chef in his first restaurant, L'Auberge de Pey (1974). He has since owned restaurants in Tahiti - French Polynesia (1979) and in San Francisco (1986-2000). He has been an executive chef at Stanford University in California, at the Chateau de Leauville in Brittany, France and a food consultant in Hawaii and in Tahiti at the famous Kia ora Hotel and at Marlon Brando's legendary village hotel at Tetiaroa atoll (1983), the private island of the actor.
Year-round cooking courses in France -available any week from February 06 to December 01:
- Cooking sessions in Provence
- Cooking sessions on the Côte d'Azur
- One day cooking class
- Special events and custom-made programs
In addition, we provide winter cooking classes in Puerto Rico.
8. Walnut Grove
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Walnut Grove, located in Mayenne (3 hours from Paris), north west France, is a Cooking School offering Gourmet Cuisine and Cooking Classes in the beautiful Loire Valley. Experience the reality of gourmet cooking yourself. There is only one way to learn and that is to do it! Top chefs, luxury accommodation, set in France - the home of gourmet cuisine; what more could you ask for?
Your hosts and tutors are acclaimed chefs Maynard Harvey and Benedict Haines, two modern chefs who use the freshest ingredients with an emphasis on distinct flavours and clean, meticulous presentation. Their passion and enthusiasm for cooking will stimulate your own love of food, and their expertise will help you gain confidence and perfect your cooking skills and techniques in the kitchen.
- Learn in a supportive, relaxed & fun atmosphere
- Extensive hands-on time in the kitchen
- Learn professional style presentation skills
- Whatever your skill level enhance your existing abilities
- Individual attention guaranteed.
- Maximum ratio of four guests to one chef
- Absolutely no washing up!
- All classes are in English
9. IFA Paris Fashion School
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International Fashion Academy (IFA) Paris is a leading fashion school located in the historical garment district in the 10th arrondissement in the center of Paris, France. Established in 1982, we offer 3-year Bachelor Degrees in Fashion Design & Technology and Fashion Marketing, and a 1-year intensive postgraduate certificate course in Contemporary Fashion Design.
We also offer graduate programs in the fields of Fashion Business and Luxury Brand Management. All of our fashion programs are taught entirely in the English language.
IFA Paris opened our school in Shanghai, China in 2002, and students on our Bachelor in Fashion Design & Technology degree program are strongly encouraged to study abroad in Shanghai for part of their course. Students on our Bachelor in Fashion Marketing degree spend 10 academic weeks in Shanghai during their second year.
In addition, students can attend POLIMODA which is the top fashion design and marketing school in Italy, as part of the MBA / Masters Program in Luxury Brand Management and as part of the MBA / Masters Program in Fashion Business.
In 2013, IFA Paris will offer 10 scholarships at postgraduate level and 20 scholarships at undergraduate level for programs in our Paris and Shanghai schools. Contact us today for further information on how to apply for this exceptional opportunity.
Atelier Neo Medici offers two-month intensive painting workshops in the Aquitaine region of south-west France, for art students and professional painters. These workshops are available in Spring (March -April), Spring-Summer (May-June), and fall (September-October) .
An abbreviated introductory course may be taken at other times during the year. Students are taught Renaissance Painting Techniques for Contemporary Artists known as the "technique mixte". The courses are taught in French and English.
This course is geared to both beginning and advanced students. The only prerequisite is an intermediate to accomplished level of drawing and a serious attitude towards the craft of painting. Class size is kept to a minimum in order to facilitate one-to-one contact as often as possible; never more than eight ,and very often under five. Accommodations are available for international students.
Students are encouraged to work between classes, and have permanent access to the atelier, day and night. Students receive 24 hours per week of studio instruction for a total of 192 hours, for the two month course.