You’ve heard of Rembrandt, Monet, and Warhol, but what makes them great artists? Gain a new appreciation for the history of art from ancient to contemporary times, with a focus on the museum’s world-class collection. Through captivating gallery walks and provocative lectures you’ll become acquainted with a range of artists in ways that you never before considered. Readings and take-home exercises reinforce the experience and ensure a deeper level of knowledge. Both sessions of this course will be taught by Dr. Julia Finch (Saint Vincent College, University of Pittsburgh).
Choose between Wednesday morning or Thursday evening sessions:
Wednesdays, February 26–May 28 (14 sessions), 10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Thursdays, February 27–May 29 (14 sessions), 6–8 p.m.
$180 ($162 members); Scholarship are available for those who qualify; Call 412.622.3288 to register for Wednesday or Thursday sessions.
Interested in becoming a museum volunteer docent? This course is the first step in applying. For more information, contact Hattie Lehman at email@example.com.
Image (L to R): Roman, detail of Youth, c. 140 CE, marble, Decorative Arts Purchase Fund; Ambrosius Benson, detail of Portrait of a Man Holding a Book, c. 1530, oil on panel, Bequest of Howard A. Noble; Mary Cassatt, Young Women Picking Fruit, 1891, oil on canvas, Patrons Art Fund.