Art history and Literature

New term

March

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  • Art Examined Landscape in Art: History and Form

  • Wednesdays, 1pm – 3pm
    £43 full / £28 concession for 5 sessions
  • 13 March – 10 April
  • Tutor: Dr Miriam Gill
  • For centuries landscape has been a central theme in art. This is a chance to explore and discuss themes and forms, such as the pastoral, wild places, and sea scenes.
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April

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  • Art and Music for Holy Week

  • Wednesday 17 April, 10.30am – 3pm
  • £41 full / £23 concession for 1 session
  • Tutor: Katherine Taylor
  • The morning session will consider the story of Holy Week as depicted by Caravaggio and his followers. The afternoon session will introduce Gesualdo’s Tenebrae Responsories.
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  • Reading & thinking: English gothic

  • Tuesdays, 7pm - 9pm
  • 30 April - 9 July (not 28 May)
  • £70 full / £40 concession for 10 sessions
  • Tutor: Richard Gill
  • Learn about one of the most fascinating aspects of late 18th and early 19th Century literature in what has come to be called the Gothic period. This literature dwells on the range of the mind, the depths of human experience, the place of women and the stability of human society.
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  • Adventures in art

  • Drop in Tuesdays, 10am – 12pm
  • 30 April – 24 September
  • £8.50 / £4.50 per session
  • Drop in to a session and explore art at its best. Visual images and objects will be provided to inspire a variety of approaches using all sorts of materials. Open to all levels of experience and abilities. Pay as you go or book a number of sessions at once – it’s up to you!
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May

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  • Art examined: garden in art

  • Wednesdays, 1pm – 3pm
  • 1 May – 5 June (except 29 May)
  • £43 / £28 for 5 sessions
  • Tutor: Dr. Miriam Gill
  • Explore and discuss the history and meaning of the garden in art alongside how visual art has interacted with garden design.
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  • Art history – interactions: art & culture

  • Wednesdays, 10.30am – 12pm
  • 1 May – 10 July (except 29 May)
  • £70 / £40 for 10 sessions
  • Tutor: Dr. Miriam Gill
  • Explore the fruitful and surprising interactions between art and related cultural forms, such as ballet, costume and fashion and theatre, through the centuries.
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June

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  • Art History: we’re all going on a … Summer holiday

  • Wednesdays, 1pm - 3pm
  • Date(s)
  • 12 June - 10 July
  • £43 / £28
  • Tutor: Katherine Taylor
  • Exploring the interaction between art and travel.
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July

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  • Exploring the role of the storyteller

  • Saturday - Sunday, 10am – 3pm
  • 27 July - 28 July,
  • £45 / £25
  • Tutors: Jan Thomas
  • Take a Fresh look at how to create stories with a moving message and discover the impact it can have on others
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