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Art for starters 2019

An introduction to European art history

Art for Starters is an introductory overview of European art history, from the classical to the contemporary. Focusing on major epochs of European history, the course considers how art is shaped by different cultural and historical contexts. The scope of the course is limited to key examples of painting, sculpture and architecture in the Western World, to provide a starting point for a deeper exploration of the visual arts, not only in Europe but also in the wider world beyond.

6/07/2019 Mapping European art & pagan beginnings – the world of Ancient Greece and Rome
13/07/2019 Medieval Christendom
20/07/2019 The Renaissance – rediscovering Greek and Roman antiquity
10/08/2019 The expanding world - 1600 to 1800
17/08/2019 19th century – revolution, romance and nationalism
24/08/2019 20th century – modernity and beyond & ways of looking at art

Note: Liz Gibson is no longer able to present this course as previously advertised. Lorraine Kypiotis, Education Outreach Coordinator and Senior Lecturer in art history and theory at the National Art School, Sydney, will present the course in Liz’s absence. The Gallery apologises for any inconvenience.


Program tickets

Member - Full series
$180.00 (Sold out)
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Non member - Full series
$240.00 (Sold out)
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Saturday 10 August to Saturday 10 August 2019 2.00pm - 4.30pm
Venue: Centenary Auditorium

Saturday 17 August to Saturday 17 August 2019 2.00pm - 4.30pm
Venue: Centenary Auditorium

Saturday 24 August to Saturday 24 August 2019 2.00pm - 4.30pm
Venue: Centenary Auditorium