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The Butterfly & the Ashcan: The Impact of Whistler

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem
1220 Fifth Ave At 103rd St, New York, New York 10029

Most of the artists comprising The Eight – William Glackens, Robert Henri, Ernest Lawson, Maurice Prendergast, Everett Shinn, and John Sloan – were influenced by the nineteenth-century American artist James McNeill Whistler, as were their close friends Alfred Maurer and George Bellows. Whistler was an extraordinarily prominent artist, so positing...

Free
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The Casual Art Critic

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

In the museum, at the dinner table, or thumbing through the Culture section of the newspaper, an artwork catches your eye and won't let go. While a deep knowledge of Art History is a fabulous underpinning for talking about art, it is totally unnecessary for having a deep and meaningful discussion about an artwork. In this workshop, we will look at...

$11
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CMA Family Day & Kids Fair

at Children's Museum of the Arts - SoHo
103 Charlton St, New York, New York 10014

Come join us for this fun-filled day of art-making for the whole family! Create collaborative art projects throughout the Museum with renowned guest artists and CMA Teaching Artists. Take part in workshops suitable for children of different ages, including fine arts, media/animation, and photography. This year’s guest artists include Susan Beallor-Snyder,...

$175
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Before and After the Renaissance

at Art Studios @ JCC in Manhattan - Upper West Side
334 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10023

Learn about the origins of the art movement that gave the world some of its most recognizable masterpieces, such as da Vinci's Mona Lisa and Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel, and discover how it was shaped by world events completely unrelated to art.  This concise, informative lecture also discusses the late work of Michelangelo and Raphael and...

$50
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Contemporary Art

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

Right after the end of World War 2, The United States thrived as the most powerful and influential political force. New York in particular becomes the international center of the cultural and artistic world. What Paris had been for roughly a century, New York becomes in very few years for a long time. This course will provide an in-depth survey of...

$340

8 sessions

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Theory and Practice in Art

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

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...

$340

8 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Silverpoint

at Marbury NYC - Gramercy
26 Gramercy Park S Ste 9G, New York, New York 10003

Marbury NYC is offering a two-day, weekend workshop which will explore silverpoint, a technique with ancient origins that came to prominence in the Renaissance with practitioners such as Leonardo da Vinci and Albrecht Durer.  It is a drawing method that uses a delicate silver wire to make marks which then transform through tarnish over time.  While...

$279

2 sessions

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Art Reading

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

Made up of writers, artists, curators, teachers, activists, philanthropists, dignitaries, acrobats, and anyone else willing to admit that they like to read. The Abrons Art Reading Group books are nominated by members who attend monthly meetings.  Past Selections include:  Ben Davis' 9.5 Thesis on Art and Class,  David Joselit's...

Free
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Youth Insights Introduction

at Whitney Museum of American Art - West Village
99 Gansevoort St, New York, New York 10014

Youth Insights Introductions is a free summer program for high school students who are English Language Learners. The program welcomes teens to the Whitney Museum to explore, discover, and discuss American art, and to create original works of art and writing. Free MetroCards and all supplies provided.

Free

16 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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History of the Modern Interior

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

This course examines the history of the modern interior, its taste and furnishings. It illuminates concepts and approaches to the interior space, from the advent of the Victorian Home, through Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, the Modernist home, Postmodernism and Minimalism. Throughout its five sessions, the course illustrates some legendary interiors,...

$250

5 sessions

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Composition and Design in Color Values

at The Art Students League - Midtown
215 W 57th St, New York, New York 10019

Throughout the history of art, artists have manipulated colors and values in many different personal and interesting ways. Understanding how to mix colors and values—and more importantly, composing them and understanding their relationships—is an essential part of an artist’s education. This intensive workshop will focus on composition of...

$425

5 sessions

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Gothic to Baroque

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

The course offers a survey of painting, sculpture and architecture in Europe. It will cover the artistic production of the 14th century in Italy through the Italian and Northern Renaissance and the Baroque period.  Each section will place the art within a global, cultural context, analyzing the great monuments and masterpieces through digital...

$290

8 sessions

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Art as Propaganda

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Visual art has arguably been used as a form of propaganda throughout most of its history; the early Greeks employed images as a means for maintaining the power structure. This lecture offers a variety of examples in which art has been put in the service of altering public opinion. Special emphasis is placed on the cataclysmic events of the 20th century...

$45
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The Six-Hour Art Major

at Art Studios @ JCC in Manhattan - Upper West Side
334 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10023

Gene is absolutely certain that anyone can understand art. Regardless of your background, occupation, or creative skill set, this informative, lively, and entertaining presentation can teach anyone how to experience art from an artist's viewpoint.  Whether you’re looking for new ways to understand visual art or you want to wind down after work,...

$95

2 sessions

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Elements of Landscape

at The Art Students League - Midtown
215 W 57th St, New York, New York 10019

Adapting an 18th century approach by French artist PH Valenciennes to plein air painting designed to assist artists in studio composition, Elements of Landscape will be organized around studying the components, or “elements”, of the Central Park landscape separately.  Each day we will focus on a specific element: fields and open spaces, trees,...

$425

5 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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