Georgian England: Cities of Elegance and Art

Register for this Fall 2022 course on the new NYU SPS Academy of Lifelong Learning website.
Registration for this course will end on Thursday, September 1 at 11:59pm EDT to allow time for processing COVID-related requirements. If you want to register after this date, please contact the academic department at to determine if an exception can be made.
Take an intriguing journey through England’s historic cities to discover 18th century splendors that reveal the enduring elegance of the Georgian era. In this course, we will discover impressive and unique facades and interiors such as Bath’s Royal Crescent, London’s Somerset House, and York’s Georgian Assembly Rooms along with important city mansions, museums, shops, concert halls, and theaters. Learn about the architects who designed remarkable public and private buildings while compelled to flatter their demanding noble patrons. We will also study how artists, including Gainsborough and Hogarth, portrayed so many facets of this fascinating century in their work. Questions? Contact us at The Center for Applied Liberal Arts (CALA). Email or call 212-998-7289. Fall 2022 tuition is $399.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • A familiarity with famous buildings and interiors of 18th century England
  • Knowledge about the most influential architects and artists of the Georgian period

Ideal for

  • Those seeking a deeper understanding of European history and the Georgian period
  • Anyone with an interest in the history of art and architecture
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.