Art and Music Studies: Exhibitions and Anniversaries

Ref: C2419256

Each session we will explore a topical subject concerning the history of the arts. It may be related to an anniversary, such as Telemann (died 1767) or Rodin (died 1917) or to a current exhibition in the major London galleries (ie Modigliani)

Course aim

The course aims to encourage learners to attend concerts and/ or art exhibitions with a greater background knowledge in order to enhance appreciation

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • recognise and identify selected artworks
  • recognise and identify selected musical examples
  • place artworks in historical contexts
  • participate in critical discussions
  • participate in analytical discussions

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider

Download full course outline

Art and Music Studies: Exhibitions and Anniversaries Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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