Art History Courses in London

Our art history programme includes western art, Islamic art, Japanese art and the art of the Near East.

There are courses on curation for aspiring practitioners and a host of other art history courses on subjects as diverse as the history of fashion, comic books, urban art and artists' books that can be taken alone, or to complement surveys of periods. You can also study the history of photography, design, video and sound art. Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.

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  1. Movements in art: Surrealism

    Course Date: Fri 24 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the art and artists of Surrealism from their origins in the political and psychological upheaval of Post-World War I Paris to their widespread influence on 20th century art and culture.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  2. Movements in art: Pop and Minimalism

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 25 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    From Andy Warhol to Sol Lewitt explore Pop Art and Minimalism to understand how these rival movements revolutionised the way we see and experience art.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  3. Focus on: video art

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 26 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the context of the rise of video art and its significance as a contemporary art practice. We mostly focus on the early prominent video artists of the 1960s and 1970s.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  4. Symbols and stories: introducing saints in art

    Course Date: Mon 27 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Saints are widely represented in painting and sculpture. We explore their meanings and symbols in masterpieces of Christian art to better understand and interpret this intriguing aspect of Western art history.Includes gallery visit.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  5. London's hidden art and architecture

    Course Date: Tue 28 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: OS - Off Site
    Uncover a whole new side of London, from Roman times to the present day through a series of walks and visits to art galleries and historic sites.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  6. Extended history of modern art in 50 works

    Course Date: Wed 29 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This course looks at some iconic examples of 20th century art, architecture, and design to trace a chronological history of modern art.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  7. London's smaller galleries: Apsley House

    Course Date: Thu 9 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: OS - Off Site
    An introduction to the Duke of Wellington's incredible art collection at Apsley House.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £15.00
    Concession: £12.00

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