4 courses
Art History

Art and Visual Culture - Learning to Look

Join artist and enthusiastic art lecturer tutor, for a wide-ranging and entertaining series of art and design-related lectures around specific artists, art and design movements and visual culture in general. No prior knowledge or art education required - just an open mind!

Wednesday: 19.00-21.00

These are the kind of lectures you might hear.

These are all stand-alone lectures. A minority are in two parts, given over two consecutive weeks. Learners may join the course in any of the three terms. In a series of lectures, over the three terms we shall be looking at a...

16/04/2024 - Tue (14:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £226 - C02066-232403

Art History - Great Artists in Focus

Join the class for a weekly in-depth look at a particular artist's work. These lively slide lectures will give anyone the opportunity to concentrate on and appreciate a particular artist's work against the contextual backdrop in which they were created. Delivered by artist and art enthusiast, with a background in Art Theory and Art History - these lectures are aimed to be engaging and inspirational.

Each lecture will be followed up with comprehensive notes, sent by email. These are mostly stand-alone lectures and learners may join in any term.

18/04/2024 - Thu (16:30-18:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £226 - C00411-232403

Art History - The Story of Art

Gain a deeper understanding of why and how artists created the work they did by learning about the themes and influences which shaped western art throughout the ages. Join artist and art enthusiast, Robyn Pearce, in these lively, richly illustrated lectures which expose the behind-the-scenes contexts of art movements and their artworks which defined society.

28/02/2024 - Tue (19:15-21:15) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £208 - C01100-232402
16/04/2024 - Tue (19:15-21:15) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £226 - C01100-232403

Women in Art 1400 - 1800 (Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton)

There were a significant number of highly talented female artists active in Europe (and, later, in America) during the 15th to 19th centuries, so why is their work not more famous? This art history course investigates and redresses this gender inequality. On this course we will examine a group of immensely talented painters who won enormous international acclaim in their day, and included founder members of the Royal Academy and hugely sought-after portrait painters. We will look at highly esteemed artists who worked at the major European royal courts, others who were some of the greatest...

18/04/2024 - Thu (10:30-12:30) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £113 - C03111-232401