Art Classes

Fall 2015 Workshops

Learning to See
Thursdays, October 8–November 12 (6 classes)        
10:30 am–12:30 pm
Instructor: Deborah Krupp, PhD
Learn how to look at paintings and sculptures and explore questions of medium and the nature of art in this workshop appropriate for the seasoned art enthusiast as well as the novice. Takes place at Abington Art Center in Jenkintown, PA, with a final visit to the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Appreciating Impressionism Objectively
10/29/15 – 11/19/15 (4 sessions)        
1-3 pm
Hershey’s Mill, West Chester
Instructor: Marilyn Bauman, adjunct art instructor
Dr. Barnes wrote in The Art in Painting: “The movement known as impressionism was more deeply revolutionary than any preceding movement except the departure by Giotto from the traditions of the Middle Ages.” This course examines the revolutionary art of impressionism’s founders, studies the movement’s sources in artistic tradition, evaluates impressionist techniques, and reviews the modernist legacy. Course takes place in the Paoli Room at Hershey’s Mill, 1500 Greenhill Road, West Chester, PA.
$100; members $90

Discovering the Art of American Still Life: From Audubon to Warhol
Thursdays, 11/12/15 – 12/3/15 (3 sessions; 2 at Barnes and one at PMA)
10am- 12pm
Instructor:  Christine Stoughton, Ph.D.
Within the genre of American still life painting, there is surprising variety. This course will focus on the discovery of this variety in conjunction with the show Audubon to Warhol: The Art of American Still Life being shown at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Class will meet at the PMA for the November 19th session to view the exhibition. 
$150 Members $135

Register online or call 215.278.7200.


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