Art in theory

Art Theory Courses for Practitioners in London

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  1. Panel Discussion: “Keep Up Art” - creativity and mental health in a pandemic
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Tue 12 Oct 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Artist and former resident at Bethlem's Anxiety Disorder Residential Unit, Keith Clapson joins artist Karen McBride and colleagues from the Bethlem Gallery and City Lit to discuss the role art-making can have in maintaining our mental health during challenging times. Keith will also talk about his personal experience of living through these extraordinary times, and the ways in which art has helped him. This is an online event, and will be broadcast via Microsoft Teams webinar - links will be sent a week before the event.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £0.00 Senior fee £0.00 Concession £0.00
  2. Art in theory: What is creativity?
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Thu 4 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    This critical studies course for developing artists and makers explores the concept of creativity and what it means to be an artist, drawing on a range of cultural theories and work by creative practitioners to help inspire and enhance creative and critical thinking.



    NB. This course will have a break week on 11 November.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £91.00

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