WEA course (C2422523) – American Art & Artists

WEA History & Culture - American Art & Artists

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Start time: 14:00

End time: 16:00

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“American Art & Artists” – a 10 week WEA course reviewing art and its ideas in the USA over multiple time periods

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American Art & Artists Course

WEA course “American Art & Artists” (C2422523) reviews art in the USA from the earliest European settlement to the first half of the 20th century. This course will explore the role of art in recording and framing changes in the ways of life, and the development of nationhood.

Discussing art from colonial times and the emergence of the new nation in the 18th century as well as ideas such as the importance of landscape to American identity, the frontier and westward progress in the 19th century and the celebrations and anxieties of modernity in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

American Artists

Many artists will be covered including Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent, Georgia O’Keefe, and Edward Hopper etc

Event Details

When: Weekly from 19th January – 30th March 2022, at 14:00 – 16:00

Where: Billingshurst Community & Conference Centre, RH14 9EW

Booking: enrolonline.wea.org.uk

Admission Details

Adult: £90 for 10 sessions (20 hours tuition)


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Organiser Details

Name: David Daley

Email: david@daviddaley.plus.com

Venue Details

Address: Billingshurst Community & Conference Centre, Billingshurst, West Sussex, RH14 9EW

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