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Politics for the People: Anarchism

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Anarchism is the most radically revolutionary school of political thought, rejecting the state and its hierarchy of domination in pursuit of radical human freedom. From its roots in ancient thought to the struggle against industrial capitalism, this class will explore the profound political, social, and cultural implications of the anarchist faith...

$10
No Upcoming Schedules
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Frida Today: Her Influence on Contemporary Art

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx
2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Art historian and Professor Edward J. Sullivan examines notable artists across the Americas, revealing Kahlo's influence on their highly personal explorations of art, national heritage, and identity.

$25
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(195)

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Reading Ancient Myth

at Inst. of Classical Architecture & Art - Midtown
20 W 44th St 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10036

This course explores mythological imagery from the Greek and Roman world. Each session provides a foundation in "reading" ancient mythological iconography and understanding its art historical background. The initial meeting surveys selective Greek mythology from its Bronze Age roots to the politically-savvy imagery that was featured in the symposia...

$240

4 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules

Politics for the People: Republicanism

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Republicanism is the radical belief that citizens can rule themselves, for the common good, without kings or lords. But how well has this ideal fared in practice?  From the communal civic republicanism of the ancient Mediterranean to the revolutionary democratic republicanism of the modern world, this class will tackle some key questions of...

$10
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Art & Magic: Shaman Paintings of Korea

at The Korea Society - Midtown East
950 3rd Ave 8th Fl, New York, New York 10022

Dr. Laurel Kendall, Chair of the Division of Anthropology and Curator of Asian Ethnographic Collections at the American Museum of Natural History, Adjunct Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University, and president–elect of the Association for Asian Studies, explores the divine nature of Korean shaman paintings in her new book, God Pictures in...

$20
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Mac Users: Intermediate 2D Drafting Using AutoCAD

at New York School of Interior Design - Upper East Side
170 E 70th St, New York, New York 10021

Now that you've conquered the preliminaries, it’s time to become proficient in intermediate level 2D drafting using AutoCAD for Mac. This course will build upon the basic drafting of plans, elevations, and details, and cover the next level of skills. Small class size and in-class practice time with the instructor will allow students to master intermediate...

$675

8 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Art Tour: Studios on Tap

at Abrons Arts Center - Lower East Side
466 Grand St, New York, New York 10002

Tap into the vast art making culture of New York City and Brooklyn.  Participants will gain access into ten studios of the most exciting and notable artists working in the art world today. Each day will be comprised of two visits followed by dialogue over food and drinks nearby.

$10
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The School Of Making Thinking

at Abrons Arts Center - Lower East Side
466 Grand St, New York, New York 10002

The School of Making thinking is an artist/thinker residency program, an experimental college, and a nomadic investigation in intentional living.  The mission is to create a unique environment where participants are able to develop a creative practice that challenges disciplinary conventions of art-making, thinking and living.

$565

31 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Theater History: Playwrights with a Social Conscience

at Fordham College at 60 - Lincoln Square
113 West 60th St Rm 301, New York, New York 10023

This course will explore the different sensibilities of some major playwrights ofthe 1960s and 1970s, whose Broadway plays generated a different sensibilityand confronted social issues that exposed the negative practices in our societyand “took no prisoners.” Playwrights and works will include Lillian Hellman,Watch on the Rhine and Li‹le Foxes;...

$400

12 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules

Art Theory: Digital Subjectivity and Immaterial Labor

at Abrons Arts Center - Lower East Side
466 Grand St, New York, New York 10002

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

8 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Hands-On History of Typography

at Center for Book Arts - Flatiron
28 W 27th St 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10001

Highlighting the many luminaries who have taught at the Center over its forty years, we're excited to announce this special series of Anniversary Workshops. When is a font not a font? Where is the lead in leading? Learn typographic history by experience as you hand-set type and print it on the letterpress. Moveable type ended the Dark Ages and ushered...

$375

2 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Thinking Like a Scientist

at Pioneer Works - Red Hook
159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

What is false and what is fact? Sometimes the answer to this question is surprisingly elusive. Over centuries of experience science has developed an approach that aims to eliminate the proliferation of error in thought. This class will explore the basic principles of thisscientific method and consider its numerous applications for everyday life....

$300

8 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Hidden Spaces at the MET

at Lauren A Kaplan Art Tours - Central Park
1000 5th Ave, New York, New York 10028

The Metropolitan Museum has long been committed to faithfully recreating or installing architecture from far-flung locales inside its walls. These exotic spaces effectively transport visitors to another time and place, and many of them are hidden deep in the recesses of the MET’s vast floor-plan. Over the course of two hours, we will discover...

$55
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Art Theory: Race, Gender and Land Art

at Abrons Arts Center - Lower East Side
466 Grand St, New York, New York 10002

As urban unrest accelerated in accordance with domestic public policy or lack thereof, American artists began developing a movement in the 1960s and 70s now know as Land Art.  This class will take in depth looks at artists who used Land Art and its administrative requirements to assert or critique identity.

$175

10 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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How Did Cleopatra Die: A Queen Biography

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Cleopatra VII Philopator was the last active ruler of Egypt. Breaking with the traditions of the Greek Ptolemaic Dynasty Cleopatra learned to speak Egyptian and represented herself as the embodiment of the Egyptian goddess Isis. While often personified for her exquisite beauty, Cleopatra was a shrewd politician who used romantic conquests for political...

$10
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