The North Carolina Museum of Art

Art History Classes

Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style and breathtaking images—many captured during his world travels—enrapture his students with 5,000 years of art history. You’ll learn about great European painters, masterful African artists, the Islamic world, photography, and new media. Register online or call the Museum Box Office, (919) 715-5923.

Thursday, October 30 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: The Maya, Ancient America’s Most Brilliant Civilization

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Friday, October 31 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: The Maya, Ancient America’s Most Brilliant Civilization

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Thursday, November 6 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Spiritual Expression: Early Christian and Byzantine

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Friday, November 7 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: Spiritual Expression: Early Christian and Byzantine

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Thursday, November 13 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Medieval Europe: Romanesque and Gothic

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Friday, November 14 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: Medieval Europe: Romanesque and Gothic

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Thursday, November 20 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Coming Down to Earth: Early Still Life and Landscape

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Friday, November 21 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: Coming Down to Earth: Early Still Life and Landscape

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Thursday, December 4 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: The Early Renaissance in Italy

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Friday, December 5 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: The Early Renaissance in Italy

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Thursday, December 11 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Masters of the Renaissance

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Friday, December 12 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: Masters of the Renaissance

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Thursday, January 15 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Italian Baroque: Art as Theater

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Friday, January 16 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: Italian Baroque: Art as Theater

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Thursday, January 22 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Holland and Flanders in the Age of Rembrandt and Rubens

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Friday, January 23 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: Holland and Flanders in the Age of Rembrandt and Rubens

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Thursday, January 29 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Eighteenth-Century France and Rococo Art

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Friday, January 30 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: Eighteenth-Century France and Rococo Art

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Thursday, February 5 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Perfect Places: Chateaux, Villas, and Country Houses

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Friday, February 6 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: Perfect Places: Chateaux, Villas, and Country Houses

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Thursday, February 12 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: The Restless Nineteenth Century: Neoclassicism to Realism

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Friday, February 13 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: The Restless Nineteenth Century: Neoclassicism to Realism

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Thursday, February 19 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: The Impressionists

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Friday, February 20 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: The Impressionists

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Thursday, February 26 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Cézanne and Rodin

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Friday, February 27 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: Cézanne and Rodin

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Thursday, March 5 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Post-Impressionists: Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Seurat

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Friday, March 6 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: Post-Impressionists: Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Seurat

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Thursday, March 12 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: American Visions

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Friday, March 13 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: American Visions

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Thursday, March 19 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Art of the Islamic World

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Friday, March 20 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: Art of the Islamic World

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Thursday, March 26 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Asian Sampler: China, Japan, India

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Friday, March 27 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: Asian Sampler: China, Japan, India

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Thursday, April 2 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Ceremonial Arts of Africa

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Friday, April 3 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: Ceremonial Arts of Africa

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Thursday, April 9 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Picasso, Matisse and the Invention of Modernism

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Friday, April 10 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: Picasso, Matisse and the Invention of Modernism

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Thursday, April 16 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Expressionism/Surrealism: Freedom of Form and Spirit

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Friday, April 17 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: Expressionism/Surrealism: Freedom of Form and Spirit

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Thursday, April 23 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Photography as Art

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Friday, April 24 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: Photography as Art

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Thursday, April 30 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Abstract Expressionism and Color Field Painting

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Friday, May 1 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: Abstract Expressionism and Color Field Painting

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Thursday, May 7 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Pop, Minimalist, and Conceptual Art

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Friday, May 8 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: Pop, Minimalist, and Conceptual Art

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Thursday, May 14 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Land Art, Installation, and New Media

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Friday, May 15 | 6:30 pm

Art History Survey Course: Land Art, Installation, and New Media

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Contact

Deborah Murphy

(919) 664-6808