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Art History - In Centre

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Tonbridge Adult Education Centre, Tonbridge
Mixed Level
13:00 - 15:00
11 weeks

This course has started, but it may still be possible to join it. Please call 03000 41 40 25* and ask to be put through to the Centre where the course is running

You love going to Museums and Galleries and look at visual art, but never studied art history before? You would like to investigate a bit further? This course will give you a good basic grounding of art history. During the sessions you will explore the major art movements, looking at art through the ages, describing the context of the artists painters, sculptors and craftspeople from both western and eastern societies. You will gain a comprehensive and engaging overview of the major visual expressions of art.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
Demonstrate a knowledge of a selection of artists and movements
Recognise the distinct visual language of individual artists.
Develop and justify your point of view
Take part in discussion with other students

How will I be taught?

Through short illustrated lectures enhanced by group work and discussions. There will be opportunities to express different points of view, compare and analyse the art and periods studied in the course.
The tutor will discuss objectives with you and you will be provided with a Individual Learning Plan to record and monitor your progress as you go along.

What do I need to bring with me?

A pen and notebook and an enquiring mind.

What can I do next?

Other Art History courses will be available in the Autumn term, hands-on art and craft courses run all year round at Tunbridge Wells Adult Education Centre, please visit our website

What do I need to join the course

No prior knowledge is required just an interest in Art History. The absolute beginner is very welcome as well as those who have completed practical art courses.

Getting to your course

Find us

Tonbridge Adult Education Centre
Avebury Avenue

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 40 25* and quote the Course Code TON/88832/J/LC.

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