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Art History 101 - Complete Course

Wednesday, September 8, 2010Wednesday, December 15, 2010
10:00 AM–12:00 PM on Wednesday

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Immerse yourself in 55 centuries of art! This course will cover civilizations from ancient Egypt and Greece to artists like Manet and Monet and everything in between.

Note: This registration is for the entire course of classes listed below. Registration is also available online for the individual classes. For more information, please contact

Course Schedule

September 8
Ancient Egyptian Art
September 15
Ancient Near Eastern Art ⁄ The Arts of Islam
September 22
Ancient Greek Art
September 29
Ancient Roman Art
October 6
Early Christian and Byzantine Art
October 13
Early Medieval and Romanesque Art
October 20
Gothic Art
October 27
Renaissance Art
November 3
Baroque Art
November 10
Eighteenth-Century Fine & Decorative Arts
November 17
19th Century Art
December 1
The Arts of South Asia
December 8
The Arts of the Ancient Americas
December 15
The Arts of East Asia

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