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Virtual Art History: The French Renaissance

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Chelsea Blance - Virtual Learning via Zoom

The course will be on the evolution of the French Renaissance, focusing on the redesign of Fontainebleau by Francois I. We will learn how the School of Fointainebleau was inspired by Italian artists brought on by Francois I and how the style bean to permeate all aspects of French arts, outside of solely interior design. Artists who we will be discussed...

Friday Dec 18th, 6pm - 7:15pm Eastern Time

Cabaret Conversations

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Award winning cabaret performer and member of the 92Y Music Faculty, Michael Kirk Lane curates a series of conversations about the artform of cabaret in New York City. Welcoming performers, directors, and journalists, these conversations will delve into the history and current state of this unique performance style. Each conversation will also include...

Monday Dec 7th, 6pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time

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Reclaiming Experimentation

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Penumbra Foundation | CAP - Online Online Class, New York, New York 00000

This six week course is focused on experimentation and using accessible material. During this course, you will be encouraged to play and explore the sociopolitics of material. Throughout this hands-on process, you will explore the history of art and experimentation with a dedication to decolonization. Participants will continuously explore examples...

Monday Feb 8th, 5pm - 7pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)
$528

6 sessions

Art Terms in Action: Art History and You

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Evanston Art Center - Online Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Learn art historical references, styles and artists each week, and then experiment with the various technique introduced for yourself. We will study and view the history, and then be set free to work on a piece in that particular form or technique.  Additional time will be given if a learner requires more instruction on how to use the materials....

Monday Jan 11th, 4:15pm - 5:45pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$120

6 sessions

Art Seminar: The Body in Art: A History of Presence

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Evanston Art Center - Online Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Art Seminar: The Body in Art: A History of Presence & Absence The body has been both a subject and a medium of art for millennia. We’ll look at multiple forms of art that explore the body as both a visceral location and a representation of identity. Looking beyond portraiture, our focus will include feminist and queer histories, ritual practices,...

Wednesday Jan 6th, 10am - 11:30am Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$130

6 sessions

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Art Seminar: Monuments of Power

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Evanston Art Center - Online Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom, Chicago, Illinois 00000

As protests against systemic racism continues, the significance of monuments has been thrust into the cultural spotlight. Who or what should they represent? Can or should they be removed? And what is to replace them? In this course we’ll focus on artists of color who address these questions by exploring ideas of history, identity and power. Skill...

Wednesday Feb 17th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$175

6 sessions

History of Photography

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Houston Center for Photography - Online Online Classroom, Houston, Texas 00000

This class dives into photography’s journey for its roots to the present day. The 19th century covers the inception of photography: the inventors, processes, rapid growth, the American Civil War, and the post-war years up until about 1900. The early 20th century covers Modernism and its photographers between 1900 – 1960. The late 20th century...

Wednesday Feb 24th, 7pm - 9pm Central Time

  (3 sessions)
$175

3 sessions

Color Theory

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Baruch College - CAPS - Online 00000

Understand primary, secondary, tertiary, and analogous colors, and how they fit into the complementary color circle.  Learn about hue, value, and intensity and how these terms translate to the Adobe suite of graphic design software. Students will work from digital color palettes, mix acrylic paints to see how colors affect each other and explore...

Wednesday Mar 3rd, 6:15pm - 9:15pm Eastern Time

  (5 sessions)
$425

5 sessions

Introduction to Interior Design

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at New York School of Interior Design - Online Online Course, Online, New York 00000

Interior design projects may involve totally new construction or the renovation, modernization, or refurbishment of an existing facility, space, or room. This course is intended for people who are considering a career in interior design. It provides a broad introduction to the profession and an overview of the education and requisite skills. The emphasis...

Tuesday Jan 26th, 2pm - 4pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)
$690

6 sessions

Master Copy

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Shoestring Press - Virtual Classroom

In this online course we will delve deep into the careful construction of a master work of art. Students may choose to work as a class with the instructor on an artist of the instructor’s choice, or choose their own Master Artist from the Met’s online collection of high resolution images. From the Neo-Classical restraint of Ingres' otherworldly...

Saturday Dec 19th, 12pm - 3pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$200

4 sessions

History of Photography

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Online 00000

Explore the history of photography, beginning in 1827 with the first photograph, through the age of daguerreotype portraits, the photograph’s early development as an art form, the invention of Kodak’s Box Brownie, to contemporary photography. Discover great photographers and examine how this relatively new medium has affected our culture. This...

Thursday Jan 14th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Central Time

  (3 sessions)
$199

3 sessions

Photo History: Deconstructing the Nude

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Houston Center for Photography - Online Online Classroom, Houston, Texas 00000

Depictions of the nude body are inherently political. Even when presented as a purely aesthetic object, especially then, it’s imbued with meaning and context. In this online class, students will explore the history of photography and the nude and discuss the difference between nude, nakedness, and the implied nude in photography. We will investigate...

Saturday Dec 5th, 1pm - 4pm Central Time

  (3 sessions)
$175

3 sessions

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The History of Photography: Genre by Genre

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Los Angeles Center of Photography - Online Distance Learning Class via Zoom, Los Angeles, California 00000

The Los Angeles Center of Photography is thrilled to produce an ongoing series on the history of photography. The series, typically offered the second Friday of each month, will be divided into the genres of photography. This year features street photography, still life, landscape, documentary, and more. Schedule: Friday, February 12, 3 pm, PST – Street...

Friday Dec 11th, 3pm - 4:30pm Pacific Time

Widening the Lens: Revisiting Photo History

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Penumbra Foundation | CAP - Online Online Class, New York, New York 00000

In this course, a wide range of photographic practices, from the medium’s conception in the 19th century to the modern uses of images via social media, appropriation, and storytelling including VR technology will be discussed.  By (re) addressing photography’s multiple histories: as an artistic medium, as social text, as a technological...

Thursday Mar 4th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)
$460

6 sessions

Abstract Painting Critique and Discussion (Int/Adv)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

This online course will provide students with a forum to show and discuss their studio work for technical and conceptual feedback. These critiques will be supplemented through presentations and discussions on historical artists’ images, customized to hue with the work presented by the students. In a typical class, students will present work for...

Wednesday Jan 13th, 7pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$190

4 sessions

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