Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

Art History + Appreciation Courses

(12 Results)
  • Styles in the Decorative Arts II: 1800 to the Present

    John Tschirch, Ages 18+, Feb 23 — May 18, Mondays, 7-10pm

    This course continues the overview of historical trends that have shaped both exterior and interior Western architecture. It covers major figures and movements in architectural and interior design from the… Read More
  • Haute Couture + 20th-Century Fashion

    Karen Antonowicz, Ages 18+, Feb 24 — Mar 31, Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm

    Do you ever wonder what inspires today's fashion designers? Get a glimpse of fashion's most historic moments of the 20th Century and discover the greatest style influences of this remarkable… Read More
  • Color Theory

    Section 01, Deborah Forman, Ages 18+, Feb 25 — May 20, Wednesdays, 7-10pm

    Van Gogh, Matisse, Titian and even Warhol were masterful colorists who used color deliberately to create powerful drama in their work. The dynamics of color are fundamental to virtually all… Read More
  • Two-Dimensional Design

    Section 01, Elizabeth Gourlay, Ages 18+, Feb 26 — May 21, Thursdays, 7-10pm

    Design is the discipline underlying all forms of visual expression, and an understanding of two-dimensional design principles is the basis for all 2D art forms. This course introduces students to… Read More
  • Color Theory

    Section 02, Karen Triedman, Ages 18+, Feb 26 — May 21, Thursdays, 9:30am-12:30pm

    Van Gogh, Matisse, Titian and even Warhol were masterful colorists who used color deliberately to create powerful drama in their work. The dynamics of color are fundamental to virtually all… Read More
  • Art History: The Grand Tour

    Suzanne Scanlan, Ages 18+, Feb 26 — May 14, Thursdays, 6:30-9:30pm

    The Grand Tour -- a cultural pilgrimage through France and Italy made by budding aristocrats during the 17thÊand 18thÊCenturies -- is the focus of this course.ÊThe Grand Tour introduced these… Read More