Art History Courses in London

Interested in art history? Then why not browse our extensive range of art history courses, to explore debates and discover the work of some of the greatest artists of all time. Daytime, evening and weekend classes are available at our main learning centre in London's cultural heart - Covent Garden – and also take place in many of London’s galleries and museums, as well as online.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

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  1. Focus on: Frida Kahlo

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 5 Dec 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Mexican painter Frida Kahlo has been cast in many roles: surrealist, wife to Diego Rivera, feminist icon, cyborg, mistress of reinvention. Explore her extraordinary art, life, politics and legacy in this weekend art history course.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  2. Focus on: David Hockney

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 6 Dec 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    In 2011 David Hockney was voted most influential British artist of all time in a poll of over 1000 artists. Explore how Hockney’s career as painter, photographer and writer has evolved over six decades.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  3. Friday lates: magical modernism: modern art and the occult

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 18 Dec 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Discover Modern Art’s secret history: a mysterious melting-pot of mystic auras, magical colour theories, trances, alchemy and the spirit-physics of the 4th-dimension, hiding beneath the familiar stories of science, reason and industry.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £19.00
    Concession: £12.00

  4. In depth: German art and the Weimar Republic 1918-1933

    Course Date: Wed 16 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Focusing on the vibrant culture of the Weimar Republic, this course considers the variety of German artistic movements which emerged between the two world wars.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  5. Classical art, myths and legends

    Course Date: Fri 25 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Do you know your Aphrodite from your Hera? Do you know who is represented by an eagle? Who was turned into reeds? Unlock the rich world of classical myths and legends in this online art history course.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  6. Introduction to art history

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 29 Sep 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Have you always been interested in art and want to get more out of looking at art and exhibitions? Develop your interpretative skills by exploring at how art is made, read and exhibited.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  7. The history of Western art in 100 paintings

    Course Date: Tue 6 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    A chronological introduction to Western art from c.1250 to the present day, taught by looking at artworks in London’s galleries, and related materials.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £449.00
    Senior fee: £359.00
    Concession: £274.00

  8. Change must come: art, politics and society

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 28 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Enjoy an exploration of art history, drawing on specific politically and socially significant periods, artists and works. We will conclude with an engagement with contemporary art and politics.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

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