Day School - The Impressionists in London

Ref: C3528608

This one-day course will explore the work of Monet, Tissot, Pissarro and their compatriots, who fled France in 1870 to avoid the Franco-Prussian War. It will explore their experiences in London and how the friendships that developed not only influenced their own work but also contributed to the British art scene.

Additional information about this course

Non SFA funded. No fee remittance.

Course aim

To provide an introduction to the forthcoming exhibition 'The Impressionists in London', at Tate Britain, which opens in November 2017.

Who is the course for?

- No skills or experience needed

What topics will this course cover

- The session will consist of a slideshow of works of art, with accompanying handouts and notes used as a focus for discussion.

What will it be like?

WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.

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

How will I know I'm making progress?

- There will be no formal assessment apart from the Learner Record Form. Informal assessment will be based upon individual’s contribution and involvement in discussions and question and answer sessions.

What else do I need to know, do or bring?

- Nothing else is needed

Reading and information sources

- No pre reading or pre course work is required

What could the course lead to?

- Progress to another WEA course

Download full course outline

Day School - The Impressionists in London 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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