Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

Art History + Appreciation Courses

(7 Results)
  • Styles in the Decorative Arts I: Ancient Egypt to 1800  

    John Tschirch, Ages 18+, Sep 28 — Dec 07, Mondays, 7-10pm

    History plays a critical role in the development of Western architecture and interior design -- from the styles, elements and design philosophies prevalent in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome to… Read More
  • Collecting Art: The Gallery

    Vanphouthon Souvannasane, Robert P. Stack, Ages 18+, Oct 14, Wednesday, 6-9pm

    You don't need millions of dollars, a strong background in art history or impeccable taste to collect art, but knowing exactly how to get started can be intimidating. This class… Read More
  • Ingres: Spotlight on a Study

    Suzanne Scanlan, Ages 18+, Oct 15, Thursday, 6:30-9:30pm

    In honor of the RISD Museum's recent acquisition of Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres's Study of Head of a Saint and Hands of Saint John for Christ Offering Saint Peter the Keys to… Read More
  • What's It Made of? A Survey of Contemporary Art + Materials

    Dorothee King, Ages 18+, Oct 24 — Oct 25, Saturday + Sunday, 10am-4pm

    Soap, eye shadow, sound, food, even smell: The hallmark of contemporary art practice is experimentation -- with materials, processes, etc. Artists working today do not restrict themselves to the traditional… Read More
  • Collecting Art: The Auction House

    Robin Starr, Ages 18+, Nov 17, Tuesday, 3-6pm

    Auctions aren't just about the buying and selling of multi-million dollar Van Goghs. They can, in fact, be sources of affordable art for both fledgling and experienced collectors. The fast-paced,… Read More
  • Haute Couture + 20th-Century Fashion  (Closed)

    Karen Antonowicz, Ages 18+, Sep 15 — Oct 20, 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