Archive of 2019 Courses
Please note: the 2020 Programme will be available to view from early December. Precise details will follow nearer the time.
The Spring and Autumn Courses, Summer School, and Study Tours have been programmed by Dr Anne Puetz. If you require further information on the content and scope of these programmes, please contact Anne by email [firstname.lastname@example.org].
Questions about the administration of the short courses should be directed to Jackie Sullivan by email [email@example.com] or phone: +44 (0)203 9477 650
Provisional course timings for all spring and autumn courses, except for the evening course ‘Introduction to Art History’:
Registration on the first day from 9.30 am; classes to 16.30 or 17.00. 10.00 to 16.30 or 17.00 on all other days. There is a coffee and tea break in the morning, and if the group is at Vernon Square rather than out on a visit, another in the afternoon.
Course fees include expert tuition, provision of reading material on the VLE, hand-outs, refreshments, and where relevant, all admission charges to temporary exhibitions and permanent collections, and print-room and handling-session charges. Spring and Autumn Courses Students will have access to the Library during the course, for reference, until 17.30, and will further be able to use the Library for reference in the holidays adjoining their courses, from 25 March – 17 April, and 2 September – 4 October respectively.
Please note, all our courses for 2019 are now fully booked, including ‘An Introduction to Art History’.
In early December we will announce our 2019/20 programme.
Battle-Grounds: Eighteenth-Century British Art and its Interpretation
Dr Kate Grandjouan
Monday 9 – Wednesday 11 September 2019
This intensive course has been designed for those with an interest in British eighteenth-century art and its interpretation and is suitable for all over the age of 18. Some familiarity with the main events and personalities of the period would be an advantage. The number of participants is limited to 16.
An Introduction to the Arts of Islam
Monday 9 – Thursday 12 September 2019
This intensive course has been devised for anyone over the age of 18 with an interest in Islamic art; no previous knowledge of the field is required. The number of participants is limited to 16.
An Introduction to Art History
Please note, this course is now fully booked.
Dr Anne Puetz and Clare Richardson
A six-week evening course. Wednesdays from 18.30 – 20.30, 9 October – 13 November and one Saturday morning Gallery visit on 9 November
This intensive course has been devised for people who would like to develop their interest in works of art and the discipline of art history. The course is open to everyone over the age of 18. The number of participants is limited to 32.
An Introduction to J.M.W. Turner
Monday 8 – Wednesday 10 April 2019
This intensive course is for everyone over the age of 18 with an interest in the art of J.M.W. Turner. No previous knowledge is required. The number of participants is limited to 16.
An Introduction to Christian Iconography
Dr Federico Botana
Monday 8 – Thursday 11 April 2019
This intensive, introductory course is designed for anyone with an interest in Christian Iconography. No previous knowledge is required and the course is open to everyone over the age of 18. The number of participants is limited to 16.
Ideas on Art: A Beginner’s Course in Art Theory, c. 1790 – c. 2000
Dr Matthias Vollmer
Monday 8 – Thursday 11 April 2019
This intensive course has been designed for anyone with an interest in the history of ideas. No previous knowledge of art history or philosophy is required. The course is open to everyone over the age of 18. The number of participants is limited to 16.