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 from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.

Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece

Explore the art and architecture of ancient Greece and key moments in Greek art and culture

2022 Fall
1 section
2022 Fall
1 section

Painting Sound: The Intersection of Art and Music

Explore the relationship between fine art and music from the Romantic era to modern times.

2022 Fall
1 section

Painting the Cote d'Azur

Explore the art and beauty of the Cote D’Azur in France and how it inspired the world’s great artists.

2022 Fall
1 section

The New York Art Scene

Explore New York City’s museums and galleries virtually to gain insight into the meaning of and inspiration for today’s art.

2022 Summer
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

The Spiritual in Modern and Contemporary Art

Explore the spiritual roots and dimensions of modern and contemporary art

2022 Fall
1 section

What Is American in American Art: 1775-1925

This course surveys American art, including paintings, drawings, and sculpture, from 1775 to 1925.

2022 Fall
1 section

Words in Place: Architecture and Typography

Explore the history of typography as it relates to architecture

2022 Fall
2 sections

Antique Skyscrapers and the Tycoons Who Built Them

Tour landmark skyscrapers across America and learn about the Gilded Age barons who funded their construction.

2022 Fall
1 section