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).
New courses coming in 2015!
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