Art History Lectures

  • September 8 - October 27, 2023
  • Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

    1934 Poplar Avenue
    Memphis, Tennessee 38104
Ticket Price $10.00-$15.00 This event is now over
Description

Take your appreciation for art history, visual culture around art and design to the next level through the Brooks Museum’s art history lectures. This series covers virtually every aspect of human history and experience as it looks at works of art not just as objects, but as a way of understanding the world, and the societies in which they were created.

 

Lecture Dates

September 8 at 12:30 - 1:40p Intro, how to look at art | 1:50 - 3:00p Ancient Art of the Near East & Egypt

September 15 at 12:30 - 1:40p Classical Greek & Roman Art | 1:50 - 3:00p Art of the Late Roman Empire, Early Christianity, & Byzantium

September 22 at 12:30 - 1:40p 6th to 11th Centuries: Art & Architecture of the Middle Ages | 1:50 - 3:00p 11th to 13th Centuries: Romanesque & Gothic Art & Architecture

September 29 at  12:30 - 1:40p | 14th & 15th Centuries: Early Renaissance Italy & Northern Europe | 1:50 - 3:00p 15th & 16th Centuries: Art & Exchange in the Age of Global Exploration

October 6 at 12:30 - 1:40p 16th Century: High Renaissance Italy & The Art of Reformation Europe | 1:50 - 3:00p  17th Century: The Counter-Reformation & Baroque Art

October 13 at 12:30 - 1:40p  18th & 19th Centuries: The Rococo, Neoclassicism, & Romanticism |  1:50 - 3:00p  Late 19th Century: Realism, Impressionism, & Post-Impressionism 

October 20  12:30 - 1:40p Early 20th Century: Cubism, Dada, & The Harlem Renaissance | 1:50 - 3:00p Mid- and Late-20th Century: Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, & Institutional Critique

October 27 at 12:30 - 1:40p Global Contemporary Art

Date & Time

Sep 8 - Oct 27, 2023

Venue Details

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

1934 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38104 Memphis Brooks Museum of Art