Art Appreciation Course curated and presented by Hilary Kay
12 different authors contribute their expertise
24 Hour student support
An opportunity to connect with other students globally
No pressure to meet deadlines
Flexible payment options
Start your course when it suits you
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Tutors are drawn from major Art institutions and will guide you through the course
The Art Appreciation Course is provided by The Art Institute, presented and curated by art consultant Hilary Kay. Hilary has brought together 12 passionate art specialists to create an introductory course, designed to provide you with a broad understanding of western art, its history and the world that surrounds it.Read More
The Art Appreciation Course is delivered online, consisting of 12 comprehensive modules and 12 corresponding interactive assignments. The course is designed to be self-paced. Normally you would expect to be dedicating on average about 4-6 hours per week for 24 weeks. However, many students take up to one year to complete their studies because of family or work commitments.View Module Outlines
Students have the opportunity to delve deeper into the art of certain regions, exploring how history has influenced the area's of art, architecture and culture through the purchasing of Advanced Modules available to students who have demonstrated a foundation knowledge of Art. These materials are specially formulated to challenge motivated students to further extend and broaden their knowledge.View Advanced Module Outlines
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In a partnership with UNICEF, we at the institute are donating €3.00 from each enrolment to the children in the Syria crisis. This money will help to provide a safe education to the children in war-torn Syria. UNICEF’s aim this year is to assist in providing a formal and safe education for 1.2 million children in Syria. This includes the provision of facilities, school furniture, qualified teachers, rehabilitation, safe learning environments, and learning materials.We are very privileged to be working with UNICEF towards this goal.Read more about the partnership
Stephen Farthing studied at St Martin's School of Art, London (1969-73) before taking his Masters Degree in Painting at the Royal College of Art, London (1973-76).
I loved the course, not only did it give me a good overview of a wide spectrum of art but it helped me to understand European History more clearly.Read More
The Art Institute course was exactly what I was looking for! I live in Brussels, Belgium - so this online course was perfect!
I had been looking around for a suitable course, not easy to find, but this was just what I was looking for.Read More
I loved the course so much!! I recommend this course to anyone because it will be a good way to the first contact with the History of Art.Read More
My greatest freedom and joy has been my year round cold water sea swimming , but now the thirst for more knowledge in the visual arts has been unlocked. This online course has opened a door to art appreciation I never thought possible, as I have shunned art galleries due to my sight loss.Read More
I highly recommend the Diploma of Art Appreciation offered by The Art Institute. This is a comprehensive, stimulating course which takes you on a journey of empowerment through the history and development of Western Art. But it's more than that; an exploration of the people, an expose of the politics,Read More
It provides a framework that helps to focus on the artists, their genre and its importance to us today with well written modules created by authoritative figures in their field. The modules provide details of further reading and lists the galleries where particular works of art can be viewed, all of which helped me to absorb myself in the subject.Read More
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