Art History courses online and in London
Looking to build your confidence in discussing and interpreting art? Or are you interested in taking your established knowledge of art in new directions? Then come and join City Lit’s Art History learning community!
Our exceptional range of courses, both introductory and in-depth, are designed for all learning levels. Our programme approaches art history from a variety of perspectives including social and cultural context, art theory and philosophy, curation and collecting, general art appreciation and so much more.
Choosing the right class for you
Our courses are open to all. Our students come from all backgrounds and learning experiences, from the absolute beginner to those refining their knowledge and understanding. We aim to give you the confidence to engage meaningfully with art, whatever level you are working from. Our students use our courses for personal fulfilment as well as professional and educational development. Many of our students go on to advanced degree and certificate programmes and many are able to use their knowledge in art making and gallery work.
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.
- Study trip: Caravaggio in RomeCourse start date: Tue 16 Apr 2024
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Marie-Anne MancioJoin us to explore Caravaggio’s Rome, Italy’s most historic city. This three-day tour with an expert art historian will reveal another dimension to Caravaggio’s practice, showing you some stunning baroque artworks. Maximum 14 places.Full fee £469.00 Senior fee £469.00 Concession £469.00
- Study trip: glories of the Florentine RenaissanceCourse start date: Tue 9 Apr 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Marie-Anne MancioJoin us to explore Florence, one of Italy’s most beautiful cities. This three-day tour is an opportunity to see some of the most famous Renaissance paintings, sculptures and buildings in context, with an expert art historian.Full fee £469.00 Senior fee £469.00 Concession £469.00
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