- Velázquez, painter to the KingCourse start date: Sat 25 Feb 2023
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Mark Stuart-SmithInvestigate the work of the Spanish painter Diego Velázquez, including enigmatic paintings such as Las Meninas (1656), and learn about how his art relates to his political role as court painter to Philip IV.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
- Looking at architectureCourse start date: Sat 25 Feb 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rachel SandersStudy significant examples of Western architecture from the ancient to post-modern era, including works by contributors such as Wren, Pugin, Gaudi and Le Corbusier, considering style, materials and techniques, function, as well as social, political and cultural contexts that shaped the buildings.Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £87.00 Concession £71.00
- Focus on: Hopper
- Introduction to the art of art history - part 2Course start date: Sat 6 May 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rachel SandersExplore a variety of art movements, from Neo-Classicism to Abstract Expressionism through an introductory study of the writing of art theorists and commentators who have made a significant contribution to Art History as a discipline.
- Looking at design: Arts and Crafts to Art DecoCourse start date: Sat 6 May 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rachel SandersStudy the design reform movements – Arts and Crafts, Aesthetic Movement, Art Nouveau and Art Deco – and analyse a wide range of products, including fashion and textiles, graphics, furniture and architecture within their social, historic and artistic context. Includes a museum visit.Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £111.00 Concession £90.00
- Focus on: 19th-century fashionCourse start date: Sat 24 Jun 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rachel SandersExplore the relationship between nineteenth-century society, from the Napoleonic era to the suffrage movement, and men’s and women’s fashions which witnessed constant change, restrictions, extremes and the start of the dress reform movement.
- Focus on: 20th-century fashionFull fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
- Introduction to the art of art history - part 1Course start date: Sat 14 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rachel SandersThis course is an introduction to Art History as an academic discipline. Students will study artworks from a variety of approaches, considering such aspects as formal analysis, material studies, and social, cultural and artistic contexts.
- Looking at sculptureCourse start date: Sat 14 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rachel SandersStudy sculptures from the Classical to the Post-Modern era, including work by Donatello, Bernini, Canova, Rodin, Picasso and Whiteread, considering styles, materials and techniques of works within social and cultural contexts.Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £87.00 Concession £71.00
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