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Introduction to Interior Design

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

This course is intended for people who are considering a career in interior design. It provides a broad introduction to the profession and an overview of the education and requisite skills. The emphasis of this course is residential, a branch of interior design that typically includes specialties such as kitchens, bathrooms, home offices and custom...

$690

7 sessions

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Art as Propaganda

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

Discover the world of visual art and how it has been used as propaganda since the days of the early Greeks. 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...

Friday Sep 21st, 10:30am

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Theory and Practice in the Arts

at New York School of the Arts - Upper East Side
315 E 62nd St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10065

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 develop a portfolio from the point of view of a gallery dealer, including materials, cover letters, content statements, and CDs.  Visits to museums and galleries, as well as...

$350

8 sessions

What to Look For When You Look at Art

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

Learn the basic principles of how to approach, analyze, and appreciate great works of art the way an artist would. Included are discussions on viewing art as both a physical object and the expression of an idea, art in the context of its time, and the elements of composition.  An abridged version of this lecture is included in The Six-Hour Art...

Wednesday Oct 17th, 6pm

The City Transformed: Part I

at Cooper Union - Greenwich Village
7 E 7th St, New York, New York 10003

This series of eight slide lectures illustrates the historic transformations of New York City.  Discover how architectural and engineering innovations—along with human ingenuity—transformed New York into a world-class metropolis. Week 1. New York Before the Modern Era, 1620s-1830 Week 2. The Greek Revival 1830-1845 Week 3. The Neo-Gothic...

$325

8 sessions

Wednesday Oct 3rd, 6:30pm

Making Art History

at Classeteria - Bushwick
284 Suydam St, Brooklyn, New York 11237

This class for adults introduces students to modern art and art history in a fun, hands-on way. Each week, we'll learn about a new modern artist, then reinforce this knowledge by creating our own works in the artist’s style. By emulating Kandinsky’s synesthetic paintings, Calder’s mobiles, and Warhol’s image transfers, students will be taking...

$350

9 sessions

Saturday Oct 6th, 12:30pm

The Six-Hour Art Major

at Art Studios @ JCC 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

Wednesday Nov 7th, 6pm

Jewelry Design History & Current Trends

at Pratt Institute - Clinton Hill
200 Willoughby Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11205

The history of jewelry and wearable ornament design is rich with multi-cultural, socio-economic, and material usage concepts. Elements of antique and historic jewelry can often be reinterpreted and have new iterations in other eras.  You will examine the various factors that contribute to jewelry design today and how they relate to their...

$680

11 sessions

Monday Sep 24th, 6:30pm

The Body in Migratory & Traveling Practices

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

Full Course Name: The School of Making Thinking: The Body in Migratory & Traveling Practices In this course, participants will explore migratory practices through different histories, interviews, testimonials, fieldwork, and journalist documents, to embody experiments that can be used to create performance. We will thoroughly think on the body-subject...

$210

8 sessions

Wednesday Sep 26th, 7pm

Introduction to Color Theory

at Cooper Union - East Village
41 Cooper Sq, New York, New York 10003

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...

$475

8 sessions

Tuesday Oct 2nd, 6pm

Color Theory

at Baruch College - CAPS - Murray Hill
10010

Understand primary, secondary, tertiary, and analogous colors, and how they fit into the complementary color circle.  Learn about hue, value, and intensity and how these terms translate to the Adobe suite of graphic design software. Students will work from digital color palettes, mix acrylic paints to see how colors affect each other and explore...

$425

5 sessions

Monday Nov 5th, 6:15pm

The School of Making Thinking: Land E(x*)cape.

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

Full Course Name: The School of Making Thinking: Land E(x*)cape. Writing from the Gardens In this course, we will experiment with poetic forms and look for tools to speak in/about our artistic practices. For each session, we'll gather in a particular landscape in the surroundings of Abrons Arts Center. To look, to listen, to meditate. We will...

$210

8 sessions

Thursday Sep 27th, 7pm

Prophetic Activist Art: A Spiritual Revolution

at Institute of Prophetic Activist Art - East Village
195 East 3rd Street, New York, New York 10009

Prophetic Activist Art offers an intensive workshop to build individual art-activist projects over the semester-long seminar. Classes include an introduction to the specific aspects of the Prophetic Activist Art model (developed by Tom Block out of his own work), and then an exploration about how these ideas can be applied to each artist and their...

$250

12 sessions

Wednesday Sep 26th, 2pm

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,...

$275

5 sessions

Monday Nov 5th, 10:30am

Stylemasters: Art - Painting and Sculpture

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea
227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

In this course, you will hone your skills in evaluating mid-century painting and sculpture. A brief history of 20th century art will be provided, accompanied by tips on identifying periods, mediums, artists, fakes, and masterpieces.  Values will be discussed at retail and auction levels. One session will be offsite to take advantage of NYC's...

$175

4 sessions

Tuesday Oct 30th, 6:15pm