Visual Arts Education and Outreach


This three-quarter sequence aims to teach participants the skills of viewing art with the goal that they become skilled, independent art viewers. Meaningful interaction with art is based on consideration of the totality of the culture at the relevant time and place. For this reason, we consider political conditions, cultural features, socioeconomic facts, and others in our study of any piece of art.

HUAS75010 Autumn | Winter

How to View Art I

In this course, you will learn the most basic tools of art viewing. At the beginning of the course, you will be provided with a basic toolkit list. Each tool will be discussed first in a classroom...

HUAS75011 Winter

How to View Art II: Modern Art

How do we understand the art that has come out of the great art revolutions of the late 19th century and early 20th century in France? Even a viewer who is equipped with basic principles for viewing...