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Japanese Ink Painting

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Explore sumi-e, the ancient art of Asian ink painting. Learn the history of this art form and how to use the special painting tools. Paint subjects from nature using simple brush strokes. The goal of the sumi-e painter is to use the brush with vitality and restraint.  Individual instruction for students at all levels. No previous painting experience...

Monday Oct 18th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Central Time

  (4 sessions)
$199

4 sessions

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Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Gold Coast

at Digital Photo Academy - Gold Coast 1365 N Astor St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Gold Coast’s character and architecture attract visitors from far and wide to gawk at the magnificent mansions and classic brownstones.  After all, Gold Coast is one of the most affluent and beautiful neighborhoods in the country.  Yet it has more to its charm than wealth.  Since its establishment in the late 1880s, Astor Street has...

Saturday Oct 2nd, 11am - 2pm Central Time

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Art History from the Ground Up Online

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - SAIC Virtual Classroom

Where can we start with Art? From cave paintings to the work being created right now, this speed-date with a complex discipline will whet your appetite for the art that is all around us. We’ll discuss artists’ traditional and radical roles around the world, connecting style, structure, and meaning in new ways. Week 1: Thinking globally, looking...

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$250

6 sessions

Color Theory Online

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - SAIC Virtual Classroom

In this course, students learn about the variety of ways that color is considered and used as a design element. Working with current color theory principles and models, students develop color plans and concepts in relationship to individual and group projects. This research is compiled in sketchbook/notebook format and is used as reference for independent...

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$625

12 sessions

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Literature & Art in the Midwest Metropolis

at The Newberry - Near North Side 60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Liesl Olson, Chicago Renaissance: Literature and Art in the Midwest Metropolis This remarkable cultural history celebrates the great Midwestern city of Chicago for its centrality to the modernist movement. Author Liesl Olson traces Chicago’s cultural development from the 1893 World’s Fair through mid century, illuminating how Chicago writers revolutionized...

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Art Terms in Action: Art History and You

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Evanston Art Center - Online Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Learn art historical references, styles and artists each week, and then experiment with the various technique introduced for yourself. We will study and view the history, and then be set free to work on a piece in that particular form or technique.  Additional time will be given if a learner requires more instruction on how to use the materials....

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$135

4 sessions

Islamic Art: The Mastery of Geometry

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - SAIC Virtual Classroom

This hands-on course will teach you how to construct the geometric shapes that have played a dominant role in Islamic art and design over the centuries. With a compass and ruler, you will learn how to create the circles, triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, and their segments that underpin the non-figural decoration of both objects and structures...

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$625

12 sessions

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Women Artists from the 20th & 21st Centuries

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Evanston Art Center - Online Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Want to learn more about women artists in a fun forum? This discussion-based course will hone your ability to interpret and analyze works of modern and contemporary art.  Through our examination of artists traditionally excluded from the canon, we will explore and challenge preconceived notions of gender through the perspectives of female artists....

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$190

6 sessions

Art Seminar: The Body in Art: A History of Presence

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Evanston Art Center - Online Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Art Seminar: The Body in Art: A History of Presence & Absence The body has been both a subject and a medium of art for millennia. We’ll look at multiple forms of art that explore the body as both a visceral location and a representation of identity. Looking beyond portraiture, our focus will include feminist and queer histories, ritual practices,...

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$130

6 sessions

Art Survey @ The AIC: Impressionism/Post Impressionism

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 36 S Wabash Ave Ste 1201, Chicago, Illinois 60603

Meeting in the galleries of the Art Institute of Chicago museum, this course takes advantage of one of the largest and most significant collections of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art, including works by Gauguin, Manet, Monet, Renoir, Seurat, Toulouse-Lautrec, and van Gogh, among others. Through lectures and discussions, students will develop...

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$625

10 sessions

Art Seminar: Monuments of Power

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Evanston Art Center - Online Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom, Chicago, Illinois 00000

As protests against systemic racism continues, the significance of monuments has been thrust into the cultural spotlight. Who or what should they represent? Can or should they be removed? And what is to replace them? In this course we’ll focus on artists of color who address these questions by exploring ideas of history, identity and power. Skill...

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$175

6 sessions

How Photography Changed the Course of Art

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - SAIC Virtual Classroom

Visual Earthquakes: How Photography Changed the Course of Art When in 1839, photography was first presented to the world, it caused a storm of excitement and an undercurrent of disquiet. Photographers and artists spent decades experimenting with techniques while critics debated the nature of this new, world-changing invention. This course maps the...

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$375

5 sessions

Contemporary Art in Chicago

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - SAIC Virtual Classroom

Contemporary Art in Chicago is a hands-on introduction to Chicago's vibrant visual art scene. Each week, the class will visit museums and galleries throughout the city. Students will also have the unique opportunity to step behind-the-scenes into artists' studios and collectors' homes, where they can view works in progress, ask questions, and get...

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$625

11 sessions

History of Photography

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Online 00000

Explore the history of photography, beginning in 1827 with the first photograph, through the age of daguerreotype portraits, the photograph’s early development as an art form, the invention of Kodak’s Box Brownie, to contemporary photography. Discover great photographers and examine how this relatively new medium has affected our culture. This...

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$199

3 sessions

The Art Institute of Chicago: Badass Bitches Tour

at Museum Hack - The Loop 111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

Remember when feminism happened, and Georgia O’Keeffe kicked butt, and now museums and the art world totally treat male and female artists with equal value? JK JK IT’S STILL SUPER BAD!  On this two-hour tour of the Art Institute of Chicago, we get three things done: We celebrate the awesome women who ARE represented We fill you in on some...

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$39
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