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Session 2 of 2
April 13, 2024

Strategically located for trade, rich in resources, and containing a variety of cultural traditions, the civilizations of Southeast Asia are among the most dynamic in the world. Art historian Robert DeCaroli examines the cultural and artistic traditions of ancient Southeast Asia with a focus on the royal arts of the great civilizations that arose within the borders of modern Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, Burma (Myanmar), and Vietnam. (World Art History Certificate core course, 1 credit)


Session 2 of 8
April 13, 2024

This elegant script, commonly known as copperplate, is unmatched in its usefulness for social stationery. Beginning with basic tools and mechanics, students discover how to develop their skills and to recognize the small details that make this style of writing so appealing.


April 14, 2024

Peeries, XOX, and Boarders: These may sound like the names of rock bands, but in fact they are patterns found in Fair Isle knitting. In this workshop, students focus on learning this intricate but approachable stranding color technique.


Session 2 of 8
April 14, 2024

Beginning students explore watercolor techniques and learn new approaches to painting through demonstration, discussion, and experimentation.


Session 2 of 8
April 14, 2024
In-Person
$270 - $305

Expand on your technical background and grow your practice as an oil painter. This class provides students with the opportunity to work on personal projects, set up a still-life arrangement, and explore figure painting from a live model. Unfurl your style with support and feedback from the instructor.


Session 2 of 5
April 14, 2024
In-Person
$245 - $260

Using watercolors, capture the nuances of the natural light in the beautiful Enid A. Haupt Garden next to the Smithsonian Castle. Study the delicate subtleties of the plants and learn to translate your observations into stunning Post-Impressionistic studies and paintings. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)


Session 2 of 6
April 15, 2024

In an artist-led series designed to provide a tranquil midday break, create small but satisfying works of art as a way to hit “pause” and incorporate a bit of creativity into your at-home routines.


Session 2 of 4
April 15, 2024

Through group discussions and imaginative studio activities, engage your creativity and boost insight in weekly eye-opening, hands-on, interactive art workouts.


Session 2 of 8
April 15, 2024

This introductory course teaches the basic skills needed for drawing. Working with a variety of materials and techniques, including charcoal and pencils, students explore the rendering of geometric forms, volume, and perspective, with an emphasis on personal gesture marks.


Session 2 of 8
April 15, 2024

Experiment with painting styles such as Cubism, Suprematism, and Abstract Expressionism to learn practical applications of the concepts and techniques of Modernism. Move beyond the basics to discover and develop your unique visual language. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)