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Art Appreciation - Life As We See It  

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Description

This course aims to help you grow personally and improve your overall well-being through the study of Art Appreciation with Life as we see it as a subtext. The course may include a gallery visit, or exploration of online collections. Please read the full description in ''More Details'' below before completing your enrolment  

More information
Throughout the course, you'll find engaging and enjoyable challenges that will help develop both personal and work-related skills. As you progress, you'll gain a deeper understanding of creative and practical arts, learning how they reflect and shape our society over time. Additionally, you'll explore how art contributes to the cultural richness of our community, both locally and globally. Our goal is to encourage your self-expression and creativity, promoting mental sharpness, memory, attention, concentration, and social skills. You'll have the opportunity to form new friendships and visit galleries together, if desired. Assessment will focus on the development of skills studied each week, as well as end-of-course presentations. We encourage self-reflection and documentation using personal accordion books or notebooks. Throughout the course, you'll delve into the world of Modern art from 1880 onwards, discussing and analysing artworks, artists, and movements. You'll expand your art vocabulary, visit galleries/museums, and conduct online research. Group visit to galleries or museums are also part of the experience.

Can I join late?
Yes, by agreement with the tutor.

Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone who has an interest in Seeing, Thinking and Wondering about Modern Art from 1880 to the present day.

Do I need prior knowledge or experience?
No prior knowledge is necessary - just bring your curiosity and enthusiasm!

How will I learn?
A practical course with a mixture of one to one and small group tuition, demonstration, discussion and questions and answers. Visits to Galleries and museums, also virtual visits.

How will my progress be assessed?
Assessment will focus on the development of skills studied each week, as well as end-of-course presentations. We encourage self-reflection and documentation using personal accordion books or notebooks.

Is there an external qualification?
No, this is an non-accredited course

What can I do next?
Further Art Appreciation courses at BAEC.

What do I need to bring?
All learners are required to have specific The Art Book - code 9780714836256 - by Phaidon and a notebook or an accordion book made in class for note-taking. We explore artists from diverse backgrounds, including those from Asia, Africa, Middle East & South & North America, Russia as well as Europe and we cover relevant historical events, such as the Rwandan genocide, world wars seen through the eyes of the artists etc.

Are there any extra costs?
Yes, there may be some additional costs for travel and admission charges to museums or galleries depending from governmental guidance. Tutor will also advise on any books recommended for the course. This will be discussed at the first session.

Is there work between sessions?
Yes, research on the Internet, library or individual gallery/museum visit.

For further information, please contact:
Kentwood Centre on 0208 659 7976 or Curriculum Development Manager Philip Bedford philip.bedford@baec.ac.uk

Course Summary

Code: K04559  

Starting: Wednesday 11 September 2024 

Location: Kentwood Centre  

Tutor: Mania Row  

Duration: 28 sessions over 28 week(s)

Time: 09:45 

Cost: £366 (concessions £293)  


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Time and duration

Start Date: 11 September 2024
Start Time: 09:45
Day: Wednesday Morning
End Time: 11:45
Total Weeks: 28

Location

Kentwood Centre  
Kingsdale Road  
Penge
London  
SE20 7PR  

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