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Everyone is welcome to our art appreciation classes – no background knowledge is required, and you will have a chance to share ideas and learn more in friendly and active art classes. Our art courses range from the study of art within a particular period, movement or style, to art across continents and cultures, and themes such as war and music in art.

20th Century Art Movements View details

The 20th century saw a proliferation of new art movements, many of which still have the power to shock and provoke today. Explore the development of art movements such as Cubism and Fauvism, Abstract Expressionism, Surrealism and Pop Art through close study of the artists and the works that shaped the 20th century.

20th Century British Art and Design View details

British 20c art is as complex and contradictory as British history, responding to international art, retreating to the English landscape. Course themes include responses to the horror of WWI, quirky English Surrealism and elegiac Neo-Romanticism. We end with Lucien Freud’s painterly nudes and David Hockney in 1960s America.

American Art of 18th,19th and 20th Centuries View details

This is a History of Art Course that will follow the development of American art during the 18th century, during the 19th century and the 20th century. We will discuss who were the painters and sculptors of this period of America. Who were their influences and whom did they influence. Was there particular American flavour in their art. Did they capture a society or landscape unique to America. Come and find out !

Art & Music Studies View details

Each session we will explore a topical subject concerning the history of the arts. It may be related to an anniversary, such as Leonardo Da Vinci (died 1519) or to a current exhibition in the major London galleries tba

Art and Music Studies View details

Each session we will explore a topical subject concerning the history of the arts. It may be related to an anniversary, such as Leonardo Da Vinci (died 1519) or to a current exhibition in the major London galleries tba

Art and Society View details

This course is largely determined by the students, they will express what they would lie to explore in further depth and to help them appreciate and understand what they are looking at in exhibitions and galleries.

Art Appreciation View details

We will focus on American art and artists from the second half of the nineteenth century. This will include artists who primarily lived and worked in America as well as American born artists who spent much of their lives abroad. We will examine how American art and artists were shaped by the political, social, economic and cultural changes that relate to the historical period. We will also ascertain the extent to which American art was influenced by the art and artists of other countries. Artists will include Winslow Homer, James Whistler, John Singer Sargent, Mary Cassatt and Thomas Eakins.

Art Appreciation View details

This course will focus on American art and artists from the second half on the nineteenth century. We will ascertain the extent to which American art was influenced by other countries. We will consider American artists who primarily stayed in the United States as well as those artists who were American born but worked abroad. We will examine how social, political, economic, technological and cultural factors shaped American art and artists. Artists will include Thomas Eakins, Mary Cassatt, Winslow Homer, James Whistler and John Singer Sargeant.

ART Appreciation: Art and Music ANNIVERSARIES & EXHIBITIONS 2019 View details

Each session we will explore a topical subject concerning the history of the arts. It may be related to an anniversary, such as Leonardo Da Vinci (died 1519) or to a current exhibition in the major London galleries tba

Art At The Movies View details

This course is a great opportunity to fuse our love of both film and art. As the course goes along we will not only look at the images from the films but we will be listening to the soundtracks and playing interactive quizzes as we go along, possibly even getting into character! We will get to know your favorite films and you may well be discovering some new ones. As we look at each film we will be examining and themes, graphics and characters to create original art using a range of materials. As an end result, students will look at producing their own film poster design, featuring characters they will be creating themselves. To the drawing board.... And Beyond!