Escuela Casa del Artista will hold registration for 2013 summer courses and admission tests Monday to Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Museo de Arte Costarricense in la Sabana. The art school is a service under the culture ministry designed to teach and promote art to students of all ages and from all social conditions. The museum has operated the school for 61 years.
Prospective students must be at least 6 years old and submit an enrollment form. The courses are free and last from Jan. 14 to Feb. 8.
Those who want to obtain a fine arts degree in the specialties of either drawing, painting, sculpture, graphics, ceramics or metalwork can also take an admission test at this time. This program is for persons of all ages who have completed at least their junior year of high school.
Following registration will be a graduation ceremony for students of the painting program on Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. This event is open to the public.