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Introduction to Interior Design

at New York School of Interior Design - Upper East Side
170 E 70th St, New York, New York 10021

This course is intended for people who are considering a career in interior design. It provides a broad introduction to the profession and an overview of the education and requisite skills. The emphasis of this course is residential, a branch of interior design that typically includes specialties such as kitchens, bathrooms, home offices and custom...


7 sessions

The Six-Hour Art Major

at Art Studios @ JCC Manhattan - Upper West Side
334 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10023

Gene is absolutely certain that anyone can understand art. Regardless of your background, occupation, or creative skill set, this informative, lively, and entertaining presentation can teach anyone how to experience art from an artist's viewpoint.  Whether you’re looking for new ways to understand visual art or you want to wind down after work,...


2 sessions

Wednesday Nov 7th, 6pm

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Mysteries of Italian Art

at Collina Italiana - Upper East Side
1556 3rd Ave Ste 603, New York, New York 10128

Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raffaello ...Italian artists have produced some of humanity’s greatest art, images that convey the vast range of human experience. Looking closely at paintings and sculpture from ancient to contemporary Italy, Collina Italiana students will investigate objects from the world’s most important collections, learning about...


5 sessions

Delacroix at the MET

at Lauren A Kaplan Art Tours

Eugene Delacroix once said, “If you are not skillful enough to sketch a man jumping out of a window in the time it takes him to fall to the ground, you will never be able to produce great works.” Indeed, Delacroix was a speedy draftsman, and a forceful painter. Though he has always been considered influential, he has never had an American retrospective…until now. ...

Friday Oct 26th, 6:30pm

Feminist Art Club

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Why is there an enormous triangular table at the Brooklyn Museum covered with genitalia-shaped dinner plates? Why was that Intro to Art History course you took in undergrad all about white men from Europe? How are art and feminism related, and what does it even mean for an artist to be feminist? For answers to these questions and more, come join Feminist...

Sunday Nov 25th, 1pm

Color Theory

at Baruch College - CAPS - Murray Hill

Understand primary, secondary, tertiary, and analogous colors, and how they fit into the complementary color circle.  Learn about hue, value, and intensity and how these terms translate to the Adobe suite of graphic design software. Students will work from digital color palettes, mix acrylic paints to see how colors affect each other and explore...


5 sessions

Art History Series

at Queensborough Community College - Bayside
222-05 56th Ave, Bayside, New York 11364

Seventeeth Century Dutch Artist: A Study of Color and Light ARX-304  M: Mondays @ 7-8:30pm Register for Each @ $30 (1.5 hours) Register for All Four @ $100 (6 hours)  Note: While the indicated artist will be the focus for the date(s) indicated in each section/session, we will be comparing and contrasting them with each other and with...

Stylemasters: Art - Painting and Sculpture

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea
227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

In this course, you will hone your skills in evaluating mid-century painting and sculpture. A brief history of 20th century art will be provided, accompanied by tips on identifying periods, mediums, artists, fakes, and masterpieces.  Values will be discussed at retail and auction levels. One session will be offsite to take advantage of NYC's...


4 sessions

Tuesday Oct 30th, 6:15pm

History of the Modern Interior

at New York School of Interior Design - Upper East Side
170 E 70th St, New York, New York 10021

This course examines the history of the modern interior, its taste and furnishings. It illuminates concepts and approaches to the interior space, from the advent of the Victorian Home, through Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, the Modernist home, Postmodernism and Minimalism. Throughout its five sessions, the course illustrates some legendary interiors,...


5 sessions

Monday Nov 5th, 10:30am

The Contemporary Scene in Chelsea

at Lauren A Kaplan Art Tours

This fall, Chelsea’s galleries are showcasing a number of new artists alongside more predictable names.  Together, we’ll see: ceramics by Kathy Butterly metaphysical sculptures by Fausto Melotti explosive paintings by Joan Mitchell interactive works by Urs Fischer new photographs by Wolfgang Tillmans. Museum admission included.

Saturday Oct 27th, 3:30pm

Realism and Spiritualism in Russian Art

at Bronxville Adult School - Bronxville
177 Pondfield Rd, Bronxville, New York 10708

A comparative experience and exploration of Russian Art, at the crossroads of art, history, politics, and cultural sensibility. Beginning with its medieval past, traveling through centuries of appropriation and innovation, as well as historical, political, and social transformations, we’ll explore one of the most powerful and influential testimonies...

Tuesday Nov 6th, 7pm

Hilma Af Klint at the Guggenheim

at Lauren A Kaplan Art Tours - Upper East Side
1071 5th Ave Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York 10128

Though you’ve likely never heard of the Swedish artist, Hilma af Klint, she may have been Europe’s first abstract painter.  As early as 1906, she began creating nonrepresentational compositions, years before Kandinsky, Malevich or Mondrian. Fearing that the public wouldn’t be ready for her work, she stipulated that it not be exhibited until...

Saturday Nov 3rd, 3:30pm

Theory and Practice in the Arts

at New York School of the Arts - Upper East Side
315 E 62nd St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10065

Develop the ability to view and critique art, awakening your capacity to understand artwork of different cultures, periods, and styles. In addition, you’ll learn how to develop a portfolio from the point of view of a gallery dealer, including materials, cover letters, content statements, and CDs.  Visits to museums and galleries, as well as...


8 sessions

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2D Drafting with AutoCAD (Level 1)

at New York School of Interior Design - Upper East Side
170 E 70th St, New York, New York 10021

Take advantage of the functionality and productivity found in AutoCAD. Learn the fundamentals of AutoCAD in this hands-on course and discover how to efficiently prepare 2D digital drawings. Specifically designed for interior designers and using the Microsoft operating system, this course will cover the basics of AutoCAD drawing software.  Topics...


7 sessions

Thursday Nov 8th, 6pm

What to Look for When Looking at Art

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Learn the basic principles of how to approach, analyze and appreciate great works of art the way an artist would. In this art appreciation class, learn how artists communicate through art as you explore elements of composition and the origins of abstract art. Discover how to perceive the artist's intention, and how to "read" a work of art.

Friday Dec 7th, 10:30am