Art History Classes New York

424 classes

Follow

following this category

  • Day or Time
  • Level
  • Neighborhood
  • Price
  • Age
  • Availability
  • Date:
    Starts on
    Ends by
    Times:
    Days:
    Close
  • Skill Level:
    Close
  • Neighborhoods:
    Close
  • Price:
    $0 $3,000+

    Currently viewing classes from:
    $0 to $3,000+

    Close
  • Availability:
    Close

Art History Classes Coming up in New York

Book Event: Left Bank of the Hudson

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

Do artists, writers, musicians, and creative individuals still have a place in New York City? Do you feel the pinch of gentrification or feel complicit in the process? Gentrification stands at the forefront of public discourse in New York and many other American cities. Left Bank of the Hudson: Jersey City and the Artists of 111 1st Street explores...

Free

What to Look for When Looking at Art

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

Learn how to “read” a work of art as you explore the elements of composition and the origins of abstract art. This material is also covered in The Six-Hour Art Major

$45

Be first to know about new art history classes

Add this topic and we'll let you know about new classes, trending topics and last minute discounts

Follow

Renaissance Art

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

The Renaissance was an explosion of ideas, education, and literacy, which produced some of the greatest artwork and artists in history! Did you know, the word “renaissance” means “rebirth”? Young artists will study the works of Michelangelo and Leonardo Da Vinci among others, and they will learn the techniques of these Italian masters. Students...

$500

17 sessions

Why Your Five-Year-Old Couldn't Have Done That

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

Complete Course Title: Why Your Five-Year-Old Couldn't Have Done That: An Introduction to Modern Art The Modern Art movement was a radical shift in artistic practice and perspective. It was innovative, exciting, political, and groundbreaking. These works of art shocked the establishment, were shut out of art shows, disdained by...

$13

Thefts, Forgeries, Vandalism: Art Crime Overview

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

This class will give you an overview of art crime, from famous thefts, graffiti art, ingenious forgers, obsessed dictators, and the current situation in the Middle East involving vandalism, destruction, and looting. We’ll investigate some of the most interesting cases of art crime, and discuss the importance of protecting art. Did you know that...

$10

Nothing Dark about the Dark Ages

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

n this class, we'll explore how the misnomer 'Dark Ages' was incorrectly applied to the 12th-15th centuries. It was a time of technological, philosophical, and artistic innovation that paved the way for geniuses of the Renaissance like Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarotti. Find out about the invention of the mechanical...

$10

The Materials of Drawing

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

Even an experienced artist can find themselves overwhelmed by the vast array of drawing materials found in an art supply store.  Browsing the aisles offers limitless possibilities but often the real potential of each choice is not clear.  This workshop will provide an in-depth examination of a wide variety of materials such as graphite, charcoals,...

$129
No Upcoming Schedules

Thoreau's Wildflowers & Thoreau's Animals

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

Just in time for Henry David Thoreau’s 200th birthday in July, find out how Thoreau’s observations of the flowering plants and wildlife of his hometown shaped his spiritual life and inspired some of his finest writing. Drawing on the two million words of Thoreau’s Journal, author and editor Geoff Wisner presents Thoreau’s...

$7

Three Centuries of Photography

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

Join Ronnit Vasserman for a lecture exploring revolutionary artists from past and present, while discovering the role of photography within the modern world. Explore photography’s evolution into becoming a fine art, while learning more about Edward Muybridge, Eugene Atget, F. Holland Day, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Edward Weston, Diane Arbus,...

$45

The Real History of Cave Paintings

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

Fifty thousand years ago, the world experienced its first artistic movement. The pieces of art created at that time are beautiful, important, and still mysterious. They are the famous cave paintings of Lascaux and other European sites. If you’ve encountered these artworks in museums, history classes, or on TV, and wanted to know more, this...

$8

CourseHorse Gift Card

Thousands of classes. No expiration. You choose the $ amount. Select a category or let the recipient pick.

Buy a Gift Card

Voices in the Pavement: Street Art and Gender Equity

at Think Olio - Boerum Hill
388 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Across the concrete walls of New York City and around the world, street art has been a powerful and impactful mechanism for spreading messages. In particular, these messages have included advocating for the aspirational construction of a more just world, free from the human rights abuses that currently plague the one we live in. Together, we will...

$12

Art Collecting: A Crash Course

at Fluent City - Greenwich Village
64 W 3rd St, New York, New York 10012

This workshop will provide easy tools for understanding and exploring the art world. Tze Chun, the Founder of NYC gallery Uprise Art, gives an overview of the art market and the different players within it, as well as a step by step approach to building your art collection. She'll discuss avenues for finding, buying, and discovering artwork and provide...

$40

Global Marxism

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Boerum Hill
388 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Few thinkers in modern history have had a larger or more global reception than Karl Marx. For much of the 20th century in particular, movements for justice and liberation – economic, national, racial, gendered – embraced Marxism in many of its myriad iterations. Yet, in the view of some scholars, this was largely a one-way street of “colonial...

$315

4 sessions

Color Theory

at Educational Alliance Art School - Lower East Side
197 East Broadway, New York, New York 10002

An essential class for artists and designers, this course covers the aspects of color and light, visual perception of color, and color mixing. Through lecture, demonstration, critique, and hands on exercises, students investigate color theory, as well as the history and use of color.

$405

9 sessions

Before & After the Renaissance

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

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 its...

$65