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A Director’s Toolkit

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

This course is designed to present a critical and historic overview of how films are directed, edited, and produced by watching a selection of the most influential films throughout history. Direct connections between the earliest film innovations and current celebrated filmmakers will be analyzed. You will be asked to see 1 – 2 films per week,...

$325

8 sessions

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Adult Night at ARTech: Adventures in Art + Technology

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

Inside ARTech, you’ll find: Build It: Using Rigamajig and its wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and rope will allow children to follow their curiosity to build and play Exploring Velocity: A making station where kids will create a vehicle and test their creation on a ramp, learning about velocity GIF Making Station: Using technology,...

$25
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A History of Good Photos

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

Camera technology may always be changing, but good photos throughout the years have a lot in common. Style has evolved since Joseph Nicéphore Niépce took the first photo from his window in 1826. But from daguerreotypes to instagrams, the photos that draw us in have the same elements and subject matter again and again. Photographers have known viewers...

$10
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Introduction to Color Theory

at Cooper Union

Discover how color affects mood, creates depth, rhythm and movement in painting, fashion, environment or artifact.  Painters, graphic and fashion designers, decorators, anyone working in the visual realm professionally or for fun knows that color knowledge is a vital part of the process. Some color choices made on the basis of “I just like...

$355

7 sessions

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Drawing at the Natural History Museum

at 92nd Street Y - Upper West Side
Central Park West, New York, New York 10024

Learn to draw animals and more from the collections in this class at the American Museum of Natural History. Meeting Place: Drawing at the American Museum of Natural History will meet at 1:30 at the Museum.  PLEASE ARRIVE ON TIME. Assemble at the side entrance , at 81st street, close to Central Park West. You will see the planets above...

$409

6 sessions

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Art & Design: A Workshop for Educators

at The Jewish Museum - Upper East Side
1109 5th Ave, New York, New York 10128

Join us for a workshop for educators on art and design in conjunction with the exhibition, Pierre Chareau: Modern Architecture and Design. Price includes a light dinner.

$16
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Intro to Antique Jewelry: History and Materials

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

Jewelry has been an important part of human culture since time immemorial. An understanding of the aesthetics, ethos and technology surrounding antique jewelry can provide surprising insights to the greater history of the world. Or perhaps you’d just like to understand the difference between carats and karats. This class will explore the history...

$11
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Art and Life Forms II: Ikebana

at Sapar Contemporary - TriBeCa
9 N Moore St, New York, New York 10013

Art and Life Forms II | Ryusein-ha style Ikebana and Shinji Turner-Yamamoto’s work. The 2nd edition of our Life & Art Form series is a traditional Japanese Ikebana Workshop, with accomplished artist Masako Gibeault, recognized expert in the Traditional Art of Japan. This workshop will introduce the history of Ikebana, the ancient Japanese art...

$60
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Telling Your Story: Writing Skills for Designers

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

In today's fast-paced, globalized world of 140 character messages and sound bites, many of us rely on texting and email to communicate our professionalism, personality, thoughts, and concerns. Every word carries meaning and every sentence we send into the world -- either electronically or print -- needs to be an effective and compelling blend of fact,...

$225

4 sessions

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Quick Sketching Techniques for Interiors

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

Even in the age of digital drawing, quick hand sketches remain the most effective way of communicating with clients and colleagues on the spur of the moment. Learn how to “sketch at the speed of light” to illustrate your ideas using quick techniques and basic materials.

$575

8 sessions

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Blek le Rat to Invader: Street Art from France

at Fluent City - SoHo
568 Broadway 11th Fl, New York, New York 10012

France is most prolific bastion of the street art movement. Traceable to the early 70s, French artists instigated political conversations and ignited protests through decollage, wheat pasting, stenciling, posters and more.  Learn how styles developed to address political issues and who emerged as French leaders in the street art scene. Takeaways...

$40
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Not for Children: The Dark Side of Greek Mythology

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

We are often introduced to Greek mythology as children. Which is logical, as stories about gods, goddesses, heroes and sphinges (the plural of ‘sphinx’) have enchanted children for hundreds of years. However, you might have missed some of the more gruesome parts of these stories, such as when Heracles murdered his own children or what happened...

$11
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School Of Making Thinking - Prophetic Activist Art

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, experimental college, and nomadic investigation in intentional living. The mission is to create a unique environment where participants develop a creative practice that challenges disciplinary conventions of art making, thinking and living. THE SCHOOL OF MAKING THINKING @ ABRONS...

$180

9 sessions

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Why Bad Taste is Back in Style: Postmodernism

at Think Olio - Manhattan
611 BROADWAY, Suite 900, New York, New York 10012

Why Bad Taste is Back in Style: Postmodernism and Design's Reaction to Societal Ills Roadside America, squiggles, pastel hues, Art Deco, graphic patterns, lacquered surfaces. In the 1980s, designers turned to these and other “low” cultural references as a rejection of the streamlined geometries, minimal color palette, and functionalist aesthetic...

$15
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The History of World War II in 20 Brooklyn Objects

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
1233 Prospect Ave Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, New York 11218

The history and legacy of the Second World War can be seen all around us in Brooklyn. Once home to hundreds of factories, shipyards, and warehouses, and responsible for sending millions of soldiers, sailors, and marines off to the front lines, Brooklyn was arguably one of the most important communities in waging and winning the war. ...

$10
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