Applications are due in early January, and we try to keep enrollment to a small number, probably under 25. This really is a special program, and a terrific opportunity for a wide variety of folks interested in careers which touch art and heritage crime. We try to balance practical courses in security measures with theoretical grounding in law, policy, art history and criminology.
I am excited to have the opportunity to spend most of the summer in Amelia volunteering as the Academic Director. Frankly, I feel a bit guilty calling this a 'volunteer' position. I Teach writing to law students here at South Texas the rest of the year, but I really look forward to the opportunity the ARCA program provides each summer to teach and discuss my first love—art and heritage. My wife Joni will be on site as well as the managing director of ARCA, and our President and Founder Noah Charney will be a regular presence. The faculty are a terrific bunch from all over the world who bring a great deal of practical experience to the courses.
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I am more than happy to answer any questions (fincham "at" artcrime.info) about the program, as is ARCA's Business and Admissions Director Mark Durney (ma "at" artcrime.info).