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Students attending this class will learn how world art has developed over the past 90,000 years. This informative series will take students into parts of the art world were they may not have experienced when exploring local museums on their own. Organized in bite sized sections in a casual atmosphere, it's designed as a take one or take them all series...

$35
Th.   Feb 26th, 7pm
All levels
(32)

Students attending this class will learn how an artist establishes the mood of a painting and/or makes a statement through utilizing specific visual properties. The individual elements of composition such as line, color, and space are discussed, while participants view works that illustrate the points being made.This informative series will take students...

$35
Th.   Feb 12th, 7pm
Beginner
(32)

You see elements of embroidery, miniature painting, and calligraphy everywhere these days from The Metropolitan Museum of Art to Etsy. Did you know all of these mediums were born in India and China? Even art enthusiasts lack an understanding of these two important civilizations. Discover the treasures of Indian and Chinese art, as well as the history...

$35
Th.   Mar 12th, 7pm
All levels
(32)

Expand your vocabulary, deepen and refine your understanding of grammar and delight in the joys of French literature! We’ll read works by La Fontaine, Maupassant, Baudelaire, Zola, Colette and Duras, among others. Classes are conducted in French at a level appropriate for those who are beginning to be conversational.

$250
Th.   Feb 12th - Apr 16th, 6:30pm
All levels
(41)

Our third series features more of the major stars of the 1950s, all in rarely seen Technicolor double features. Broken Lance (1954) / The Badlanders (1956)Cattle Baron Spencer Tracy in the ferocious family saga with Jean Peters, Richard Widmark and Katy Jurado plus Alan Ladd, Ernest Borgnine and Jurado in Delmer Daves' top western remake of The Asphalt...

$148
T.   Apr 14th - May 19th, 7pm
All levels
(41)

In this three-class workshop, students will create class exercises in class that will become homework. Using acrylic paint, students will learn how to create exact matches in hue, intensity, values, complimentary colors, and opposite values and intensities. Prerequisites: 3 hour Color Theory course is strongly recommended before this class.Materials...

$150
Th.   Jan 8th - Jan 22nd, 6:30pm
Intermediate
(44)
Thursday January 8 6:30pm - 9:30pm 3 Sessions $150
Thursday February 5 6:30pm - 9:30pm 3 Sessions $150
Thursday March 12 6:30pm - 9:30pm 3 Sessions $150
Thursday April 9 6:30pm - 9:30pm 3 Sessions $150
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The key to fulfilling your professional goals is to be able to effectively, clearly and beautifully communicate who you are as an artist and what you do, in person, in writing and online. Since our art work is often seen on a screen and not in person, let's make sure we have the best possible tools to give an amazing first impression. In this five...

$250
Th.   Jan 29th - May 7th, 6:30pm
All levels
(44)

Students attending this class will experience this highly informative yet lively and entertaining arrangement of visual presentations with lecture that teach people about art from an artist’s viewpoint. To this end, participants are given mini-versions of the essential courses included in the typical art major. Besides art history and art appreciation,...

$85
Th.   Apr 16th - Apr 23rd, 6pm
All levels
(32)

In this three-part course, students will investigate the history of art from the point of view of the art world. During the first part, students will learn about the history of collections, from the “wunderkammern” to the birth of the museum, and the emergence of galleries from their beginnings to the contemporary art scene. Part two will offer...

$250
Th.   Jan 8th, 10:30am
All levels
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Thursday January 8 10:30am - 12:30pm 1 Session $250
Thursday January 15 10:30am - 12:30pm 1 Session $250
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Develop the ability to view and critique art, awakening your capacity to understand artwork of different cultures, periods and styles. In addition, you?ll learn how to create a portfolio from the point of view of a dealer, including materials, cover letters, content statements, and CDs. Visits to museums and galleries, as well as lectures on the history...

$275
Th.   Jan 22nd - Mar 12th, 10:30am
All levels
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Thursday January 22 10:30am - 12:30pm 8 Sessions $275
Thursday March 26 10:30am - 12:30pm 8 Sessions $275
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This two-session workshop series beckons those with a curiosity, passion, and even obsession for karaoke, pornography, meditation, taxidermy, and fitness. Participants will explore each theme through historical context, popular culture, and physical investigation. Your sickness is your passion.

$60
Th.   Jan 15th - Jan 22nd, 7pm
All levels
(7)
Thursday January 15 7pm - 9pm 2 Sessions $60
Thursday February 5 7pm - 9pm 2 Sessions $60
Thursday March 12 7pm - 9pm 2 Sessions $60
Thursday April 16 7pm - 9pm 2 Sessions $60
Thursday May 14 7pm - 9pm 2 Sessions $60
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Following in the somatic tradition, this class invites participants to tap into different ways of thinking about and experiencing their bodies. Durational improvisation will shape and inform participants’ self-perception. The practice may unlock new possibilities and depths to understanding one’s anatomy, state of mind, expression and physical...

$125
T.   Jan 27th - Feb 24th, 7pm
All levels
(7)

Learn to record using a variety of analog and digital technologies like home computers, iPads, and handheld recorders. Through hands on recording process and discussion, participants will have the opportunity to record their own music, experiment with mixing, and gain the ability to make informed choices when building a home studio.

$125
W.   Jan 28th - Feb 25th, 7pm
All levels
(7)

Have you ever wanted to design a building? How about a neighborhood? Join this course to craft your own proposal for Essex Crossing- the largest undeveloped piece of land in lower Manhattan! This course will begin with collaborative research techniques such as site visits, historical research and neighborhood interviews before moving into architectural...

$180
T.   Feb 3rd - Mar 31st, 7pm
All levels
(7)

Immaterial labor is not often regarded as work, though it does have monetary value. Many of us are performing this work regularly with every click, link and like affirming our digital subjectivities through the offerings assigned to us on Facebook and Google—platforms that use our personal data to drive their profits.This class will consider how...

$180
W.   Feb 4th - Apr 1st, 7pm
All levels
(7)

Unpack how artists have engaged with the ebb and flow of daily life as fodder and inspiration for their art practices from the 1960s to now. This will include looking at the “everyday” in both contemporary cultural objects such as Reality TV and social media as well as artists including On Kawara, Moyra Davey, Alison Knowles, Alejandro Cesarco,...

$180
Th.   Feb 5th - Apr 2nd, 7pm
All levels
(7)

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It’s not too late to learn AutoCAD! Specifically designed for interior designers, this course will cover basic drafting of plans, elevations, and details using AutoCAD. Hands-on practice and small class size allow students to become comfortable and competent in basic AutoCAD and 2D digital drafting.

$888
M.   Jan 26th - Mar 16th, 2pm
Beginner
(3)

Come join the Art Reading Group for books and discussion. Our group started as part of the Activate NY exhibition in December of 2013. Members nominate books and the group chooses new books with a vote. This book focuses on visual arts, but future books will reflect the ongoing interests of participants.

Free
W.   Feb 18th, 7pm
All levels
(7)
Wednesday February 18 7pm - 9pm 1 Session Free
Wednesday March 4 7pm - 9pm 1 Session Free
Wednesday May 13 7pm - 9pm 1 Session Free
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Learn Vectorworks, a powerful drafting and rendering program particularly suited to interior designers. This course will introduce the program in 2D format drafting basic plans, elevations and details. Participants will receive a thorough ground ing in basic Vectorworks drafting skills that can be further developed into full construction documents...

$777
W.   Jan 28th - Mar 18th, 2pm
Beginner
(3)

Adobe InDesign is the design industry’s standard layout program. Learn how to layout pages for presentations, magazines, and ads. Topics covered in class include layout grids, styling text, importing photos, colors, adding multiple pages, threading text frames, paragraph and character styles, master pages, how to create files for print or web, and...

$666
Th.   Jan 29th - Mar 5th, 6pm
Beginner
(3)
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