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Arts & Culture

'Escapism' Senior Art Exhibit 2021

Art Department students present poignant work they created amidst a global pandemic in this exhibition called "Escapism."

Exhibitions That Made Art History
Fifty and Better Summer Session 2

Zoom PDT

This class will look at some momentous art exhibitions to see how they were conceived of and organized, what was shown and how they were received. Course is 4 weeks and will take place July 26, August 2, 9, and 16.

Masters in Glass: Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art Deco
Fifty and Better Summer Session 2

Zoom PDT

The glasswork of the Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, and Art Deco periods is among the most elegant and extravagant in decorative art history.

The Instruments of Jazz
Fifty and Better Summer Session 2

Zoom PDT

In this course, we will examine the different styles and practitioners of jazz instruments since the genre’s beginnings on record in 1917.

The Great Conductors
Fifty and Better Summer Session 2

Zoom PDT

In the course, we will survey the great orchestral and choral conductors of the past and present from around the world. This course also will cover conductors of color, female conductors and conductor-composers.

Naming Names: Avoiding the Hollywood Blacklist
Fifty and Better Summer Session 2

Zoom PDT

In this course, we will try to give a balanced examination of the stories of several of those who “named names,” and how their lives and careers were impacted.

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