Art Appreciation Classes


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. 

New courses coming in 2015!


Image (L to R): Roman, detail of Youth, c. 140 CE, Decorative Arts Purchase Fund; Ambrosius Benson, detail of Portrait of a Man Holding a Book, c. 1530, Bequest of Howard A. Noble; Mary Cassatt, Young Women Picking Fruit, 1891, Patrons Art Fund