History of Art Online Short Course
Join us as we take you on a journey through time and introduce you on the themes throughout history that have shaped our current art world.
Through presentations and visits to virtual galleries, you will learn about significant stages in the history of art, exploring ideas and movements that have inspired artists, such as, the Renaissance, Romanticism and Impressionism. We'll also consider how art is perceived today.
Above all and most importantly, it will be a chance to enjoy original art up close. Who should attend?
Who should attend?
Anyone interested in seeing and learning about artworks; their importance, history and connections with our national visual culture. It could lead you to further study or a career in art dealing, collecting or curating. Students from outside London may find it a useful introduction to the capital's visual treasures.
For more information on Online Short Courses please see the below information.
You will leave the course with extensive knowledge of the London art world and the history of art in general, enriching your experiences of the capital's galleries.
All our Online Short Courses include:
- Live online lessons with the same tutors
- The same course content and learning outcomes
- Lesson recordings, for review
- Access to VLE with course content
- Forums for support
- 2 weeks online access
- Certificate upon completion
Further details about preparing for your online course, and the equipment you need, can be found here.
Please note that all courses are taught in UK time. To check and compare times please click here.
Online short course materials
To take part in the Online sessions you will need:
- An up-to-date web browser (we recommend Chrome)
- Microphone and headphones (a headset with a microphone function is recommended. The built-in microphone in your device would also be fine)
- Strong Internet connection - we recommend a minimum of 2 Mbps download, and 1 Mbps upload, faster if possible. You can test your network speed here - https://www.speedtest.net
Course specific materials
Please bring the following materials with you on the first day:
Notebook and Pen
- The Classical Period
- The Medieval and Renaissance Art
- The Renaissance, Baroque and European Painting to 1900
- British Art from 1600 to Contemporary works
- International Art from 1900 to present day
Meet the Tutor:
Join us as we take you on a journey through time and introduce you o the themes throughout history that have shaped our current art world