23 March: What do Art Historians Do? Ref: C3746095 Tutor Prasannajit de Silva. The aim of this course, is to introduce some of the different approaches that have been used by art historians and to explore what insight these different methodologies can offer into works of art. There will be ten sessions of 2 hours per session on Tuesdays at 10 00am. The fee for the whole course is £64.00
25 March: Mistresses and Favourites Ref: C3746097 Tutor Jennifer Goldsmith. Mistresses and favourites wielded power through access to the “royal ear” and so to wealth and influence. This course, considers how the impact of these individuals influenced society and sometimes even contributed to civil wars and regime change.
There will be 10 sessions for 2 hours per session on Thursdays at 10 00am. The fee for the course is £64.00, which includes accreditation and materials if applicable.
13 and 27 March: Arts and Craft Movement Ref: C3746096 Tutor Janet Sinclair. The aim is to introduce the origins and practice of a 19th century style founded on nature, morality and idealism. To see how it encompassed the everyday to the luxurious on a scale from architecture to jewellery and to see how it influences lives today.
There will be 3 sessions of 1.5 hours per session Saturdays at 10 00am. The fee for the course is £14.40
To register for a course contact www.wea.org.uk/find-course or phone: 0300 303 3464 - Calls to 0300 numbers are charged at a local rate.