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If you have a passion for art and visual culture, we can offer a wide range of courses to satisfy your interest. From architecture to abstract via the Dutch Golden Age and portraiture, our tutors will inspire you to view art differently.

Weekend Courses

7-9 June 2019
Art glass and glass artists since 1850 Justine Hopkins

19-21 July 2019
Glasgow Boys and the Scottish Colourists Dr Jan Cox

26-28 July 2019
Leonardo da Vinci: man the measure of all things Shirley Smith and Craig Gershater

6-8 September 2019
An introduction to architecture Dr Sarah Pearson

11-13 October 2019
Still or sparkling? Dutch still-life painting in the Golden Age Dr Sophie Oosterwijk

1-3 November 2019
Tudor England Christina Faraday

10-12 January 2020
Early Netherlandish art: the Van Eyck's and their contemporaries Dr Sophie Oosterwijk

26-28 June 2020
Colour connections: modern painting in Paris and London Jo Rhymer

10-12 July 2020
British Baroque interiors Dr Lydia Hamlett & Amy Lim

Day Schools

22 June 2019
Gerhard Richter and the Technological Condition of Painting Dr Aline Guillermet

Tuesday Courses

1 October 2019 - Morning
Medieval culture Dr Scott Annett

1 October 2019 - Afternoon
Medieval culture Dr Seb Falk

3 December 2019 - Morning
Renaissance culture Dr Jessica Maratsos & Dr Raphael Lyne

3 December 2019 - Afternoon
Renaissance culture Dr Bettina Varwig

4 February 2020 - Morning
Baroque culture Dr Victoria Avery FSA & Dr Rodrigo Cacho

4 February 2020 - Afternoon
Baroque culture Evelyn Nallen & Dr Patricia Fara

10 March 2020 - Morning
18th-century culture Dr Louise Joy

10 March 2020 - Afternoon
18th-century culture Dr Matthew Bothwell & Dr Stefano Castelvecchi

12 May 2020 - Morning
19th-century culture Dr Ruth Abbott

12 May 2020 - Afternoon
19th-century culture Dr Chloe Valenti & Dr Hugh Hunt

9 June 2020 - Morning
20th- 21st-century culture Dr Jenny Bavidge

9 June 2020 - Afternoon
20th- 21st-century culture Timothy Watts

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