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Art History Virtual Summer School

Wednesday June 3rd, 1pm-2pm (Irish Standard Time)

Art History is for you if you are interested in different aspects of visual culture, such as painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, video and performance art. You will learn to interpret art of different ages and to assess the meaning of art in context. Register for the Summer School to find out more.

Virtual Summer School Format

We are delighted to invite you to an exciting online programme of taster classes. Register below for our online Zoom Webinar, where you can meet your future lecturers and speak with current students.

Who can register?

The first ever Virtual Summer School is for any student interested in studying at UCD. Students, parents, guidance counsellors and International Students are all welcome to attend.

How will I access the Virtual Summer School Webinar?

Simply click the webinar link that you will be sent in before the webinar starts. For the best viewing experience we recommend you use a PC/Laptop.

Time Activity
1.00pm Art History: A picture can speak a thousand words – Carla Briggs. Meet your Art History lecturer here.
Art History is the study of human visual and material expression across the millennia and different cultures. Art has been part of our world since prehistoric times and today we live in a society in which knowledge is communicated in increasingly visual terms.

This session will examine one painting as a visual document. Through looking, analysing and interpreting the artwork, you will get an introduction to Art History as a gateway to seeing and thinking about our visual world: from the great artworks of history to contemporary culture.

1.30pm Q & A

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