Art History and Architecture
- Affords Visits to NYC Museums and Galleries
- Examines All Media
- Explores Style, Movements, and Forms
These courses provide a forum for exploring the world of art—from ancient artifacts and ruins to contemporary painters and photographers. You will tour New York City’s renowned museums and galleries with art historians and museum professionals, as you develop an understanding of the history, cultural context, and aesthetics of art movements and trends.
This semester, study in-person or from anywhere in the world from the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.
Examine Greek and Roman colonies and influences from the British Isles to Western Asia.
Explore important female and male artists of the Renaissance and Baroque era.
Explore the fascinating history of self-portraits.
Explore the history and evolution of abstract art.
Learn about artists’ lives and famous artworks in this entertaining trip through art history.
Explore the modern and contemporary art movements of Ukraine and Russia.
Explore New York City’s art deco architecture through Zoom lectures and guided walks.
Examine modernism’s myriad styles and forms, as well as its diverse, shifting attitudes toward society and the mainstream.
Explore how artists from the Paleolithic age to the 21st century depicted the human form through sculpture.
Explore the art and architecture of Western Europe from 500-1400 AD.
Explore Picasso’s masterpieces and lasting legacy as museums around the world commemorate the 50th anniversary of his death.
Explore the history of Buddhist art from its origins in India to tantric developments in the Himalayas.
Explore the art of drawing through the works of famous...
Spend six weeks revisiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s galleries in creative new ways.
Learn about van Gogh’s life, and discover the work of a self-taught artist who reached toward a world he could not hold but loved nonetheless.
Explore the archeological sites of Saudi Arabia and their role in Saudi Arabia’s tourism industry today.