Monday, March 29, 2010

Art Aesthetics: Observations and Insights for Art Enthusiasts

Wednesdays, April, 21, 28, May 5, 12; 12:30-2:30 p.m.
4 sessions: $85 members ($120 nonmembers) 
Get out and explore today's vibrant and diverse art scene with Instructor MaryAnn Katowitz. Students will examine issues of aesthetics, criticism and contemporary art and design. We will look at issues such as perception, meaning, and representation through a variety of art forms, via lectures, guided discussions, as well as gallery and museum trips. This course is designed to stimulate thought and raise questions about the multi-dimensional experiences visual arts provide and its instrumental place in the world.
Gallery & Museum excursions include:
1. PMA:
Picasso and the Avant-Garde in Paris2. ICA, U of Penn: Maira Kalman: Vari
ous Illuminations (Of a Crazy World)3. SEI Investments Company, Oaks, Pennsylvania, West Collection Tour

Registration deadline: April 14.
 Call the Education Department at 215-247-0948

Monday, March 15, 2010

Philadelphia Museum of Art: Picasso

Here is a great video of Curator Michael Taylor discussing Cubism.

Visit this link for more PMA videos about Picasso and the Avant-Garde in Paris - now through April 25, 2010

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Sound Bite

Bonnie Brown presents:
Walter Elmer Schofield
Thursday, March 4, 2 p.m.

This month's Sound Bite is on Walter Elmer Schofield.
Woodmere's Permanent Collection is the focus of these 20-minute gallery conversations led by Woodmere curators and docents. Each illuminating discussion highlights selected artworks or artists.