Ancient & Medieval World
Art History Courses Online & In London

From ancient Rome to Medieval Iran, mythology to manuscripts: learn about the vibrant art and ideas of the ancient and Medieval world in our online, classroom and gallery-based courses.

Online, classroom-based and gallery-based art history courses

Many of our courses are also offered online, giving you the freedom to study from anywhere you need to be. We also offer our classes in-person at our Central London location and at many galleries and museums in and around London. Use the Location filters on this page to choose your preferred delivery method. See our guide to online learning for more information about our live online courses.

Learn from expert tutors

At City Lit we are proud of the expertise of our tutors who are all professional art historians working actively in museums, galleries, research and writing, universities and auction houses. As experts in the field, they are able to provide you with the support and guidance you need to develop your art historical knowledge. As teachers they provide student-focused education, helping students achieve their art historical goals, both the personal and the professional.

Some of our courses take place in the classroom — learn more about Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit.

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  1. Classical art, myths and legends
    Last Few Places, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Thu 20 Jan 2022

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Julia Musgrave
    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. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £121.00
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  2. Romanesque and Gothic sculpture: beyond the antique
    Course start date:  Wed 15 Jun 2022

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Richard Plant
    This course will explore the transformations of style and function of three-dimensional images, in many media, between c.1000 and .c1450, including those made for tombs, portals and devotional practice.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £79.00

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