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October 2018

ART HISTORY: THE ANCIENT WORLD THROUGH THE MIDDLE AGES

October 1, 2018 @ 9:30 am
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$200 – $220

THE ANCIENT WORLD THROUGH THE MIDDLE AGES Chris Fasolino In this course, we will explore the art history of the ancient world, beginning with the bold mariners who sailed the wine-dark sea and inspired Homer’s Odyssey, the Stoic warriors who built the Mycenaean citadels, and the art and architecture of Athens and classical Greece. We will then see how the earth shook as Alexander the Great charged forth to conquer, leading to a fusion of artistic traditions and cultures. The…

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ART HISTORY: ART HISTORY FROM THE RENAISSANCE THROUGH POST-IMPRESSIONISM

October 1, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$200 – $220

ART HISTORY FROM THE RENAISSANCE THROUGH POST-IMPRESSIONISM Chris Fasolino This course is designed to introduce you to the wonders of art history. Beginning with the Italian Renaissance and its important experiments in perspective and realism, we will learn how art has developed over the centuries. Brilliant and colorful figures such as Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo will enliven our study of the Italian Renaissance. The Northern Renaissance, with the enigmatic mirrors of Jan Van Eyck and the scientificallyminded explorations of…

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ART HISTORY: CHINESE ART HISTORY

October 5, 2018 @ 9:30 am
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$200 – $220

CHINESE ART HISTORY Chris Fasolino Take a journey through the history of Chinese art, beginning with the amazing terra cotta army of ancient Xi’an. Chinese landscape painting, with its vast and mysterious mountain vistas, will be explored, along with the complementary tradition of bird-and-flower painting, which focuses on the close observation of the beauty of nature and conveys the brilliant colors of petals and plumage. The unique art form of Chinese calligraphy, which since ancient times was compared to “a…

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November 2018

Workshop: How to Look at Contemporary Art

November 16, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$45. – $60.

The exhibition Made in Germany: Contemporary Art from the Rubell Family Collection includes some of the most significant German art created over the last 35 years by both experienced and emerging artists. So, what is contemporary art and why is it significant? During this interactive adult workshop, participants will explore contemporary art, gain an understanding of how to view and discuss this kind of art, and create their own work of art inspired by the exhibition. The VBMA’s Curator of…

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Workshop: How to Look at Contemporary Art

November 17, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$45. – $60.

The exhibition Made in Germany: Contemporary Art from the Rubell Family Collection includes some of the most significant German art created over the last 35 years by both experienced and emerging artists. So, what is contemporary art and why is it significant? During this interactive adult workshop, participants will explore contemporary art, gain an understanding of how to view and discuss this kind of art, and create their own work of art inspired by the exhibition. The VBMA’s Curator of…

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December 2018

Art Talk – Past vs. Future

December 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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Free – $10.00

Join VBMA docents for an in-depth focus on select artworks from the exhibitions Made in Germany: Art since 1980 from the Rubell Family Collection. Trained docents will meet registered participants at the Visitor Services Desk, then head to the galleries for 30 - 45 minutes of careful looking and discussion, based on past vs. future. Free for members, regular admission price for non-members. Pre-registration is recommended.  

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January 2019

ART HISTORY: FROM MOUNT FUJI TO GIVERNY: JAPANESE ART HISTORY AND EUROPEAN IMPRESSIONISM

January 7 @ 9:30 am
$200 – $220

ART HISTORY FROM MOUNT FUJI TO GIVERNY: JAPANESE ART HISTORY AND EUROPEAN IMPRESSIONISM Chris Fasolino This course covers the art history of Japan from ancient times as well as the inspirational role that Japanese art history played in the works of European Impressionists and Post-Impressionists like Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh. The unique art of the tea ceremony and the traditions of Japanese gardens will also be considered. From the flamboyant castles of the shoguns to the quiet forest…

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ART HISTORY: ENVIRONMENTS IN ART HISTORY – Class is full

January 7 @ 1:00 pm
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$200 – $220

ENVIRONMENTS IN ART HISTORY Chris Fasolino This course will explore how artists throughout history have drawn inspiration from natural environments. It will also explore the kind of environments that artists have designed themselves, from classical villas to Chinese pavilions to Monet’s gardens at Giverny. We will begin with the archaeological sites and camel caravans of ancient Mesopotamia. An exploration of classical sites like Pompeii will be followed by the mysterious landscapes of Italian Renaissance masters like Leonardo da Vinci. After…

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ART HISTORY: IN SEARCH OF CAMELOT: THE PRE-RAPHAELITES AND THEIR WORLD – Class is full

January 11 @ 9:30 am
$200. – $220.

IN SEARCH OF CAMELOT: THE PRE-RAPHAELITES AND THEIR WORLD Chris Fasolino This course has been designed to accompany the Victorian Radicals exhibition at the Museum. We will explore the colorful beauty and the chivalrous ideals of the Pre-Raphaelite paintings, as well as the artists’ eccentric personalities and lives. We will view paintings of courageous knights and noble ladies, reflecting these nineteenth-century artists’ fascination with the history and legends of the Middle Ages. We will also look at Scottish Highland scenes,…

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ART HISTORY: ART HISTORY: THE ANCIENT WORLD THROUGH THE MIDDLE AGES

January 11 @ 1:00 pm
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$200 – $220

ART HISTORY: THE ANCIENT WORLD THROUGH THE MIDDLE AGES Chris Fasolino In this course, we will explore the art history of the ancient world, beginning with the bold mariners who sailed the wine-dark sea and inspired Homer’s Odyssey, the Stoic warriors who built the Mycenaean citadels, and the art and architecture of Athens and classical Greece. We will then see how the earth shook as Alexander the Great charged forth to conquer, leading to a fusion of artistic traditions and…

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March 2019

ART HISTORY: CHINESE ART HISTORY

March 18 @ 9:30 am
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$200 – $220

CHINESE ART HISTORY Chris Fasolino A journey through the history of Chinese art, beginning with the amazing terra cotta army of ancient Xi’an. Chinese landscape painting, with its vast and mysterious mountain vistas, will be explored, along with the complementary tradition of bird-and-flower painting, which focuses on the close observation of the beauty of nature and conveys the brilliant colors of petals and plumage. The unique art form of Chinese calligraphy, which since ancient times was compared to “a bird…

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Muses and Makers: The Pre-Raphaelite Girl Gang

March 20 @ 4:00 pm
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$25.00 – $35.00

Take a tour of Victorian England and the Pre-Raphaelite movement with the “Historian of the Victorian” Kirsty Stonell Walker! Go beyond the Brotherhood artists who created the magnificent artworks of the era, to the women behind the movement, including Elizabeth Siddal, Jane Morris, and Fanny Cornforth. During her presentation, Kirsty will bring these women and others out of the shadows and into the light, giving them much-deserved recognition for shaping and influencing the most beautiful and imaginative art movement in…

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ART HISTORY: ART HISTORY FROM THE RENAISSANCE THROUGH IMPRESSIONISM

March 22 @ 1:00 pm
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$200 – $220

ART HISTORY FROM THE RENAISSANCE THROUGH IMPRESSIONISM Chris Fasolino This course is designed to introduce you to the wonders of art history. Beginning with the Italian Renaissance and its important experiments in perspective and realism, we will see how art has developed over the centuries. Brilliant and colorful figures such as Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo will enliven our study of the Italian Renaissance. The Northern Renaissance, with the enigmatic mirrors of Jan van Eyck and the scientifically-minded explorations of…

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June 2019

The Art of the Medici

June 4 @ 6:00 pm
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$200.00 – $220.00

Christopher Fasolino All levels This new course will be an exciting look at the art of Florence and the Italian Renaissance. Through the lens of the Medici family—among the greatest and most flamboyant art patrons of history— we will explore the painting, sculpture, and architecture of this decisive period. Geniuses such as Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and Brunelleschi will be featured, with a focus on their lesser-known works. In addition, Renaissance artists who are more obscure, but whose work nevertheless…

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September 2019

From Mount Fuji to Giverny: Japanese Art History and European Impressionism

September 30 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$220. – $265.

Chris Fasolino, instructor This course covers the art history of Japan as well as the inspirational role that Japanese art history played in the works of European Impressioinists and Post- Impressionists like Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh. The unique art of the Japanese tea ceremony and the traditions of Japanese garden design will also be considered. From the flamboyant castles of the shoguns to the quiet forest cottages of the tea masters, the art history of Japan is full…

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October 2019

The Art of the Medici – class is full

October 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$220. – $265.

Chris Fasolino, instructor This course is an exciting look at the art of Florence and the Italian Renaissance. Through the lens of the Medici family—among the greatest and most flamboyant art patrons of history—we will explore the painting, sculpture, and architecture of this decisive period. Geniuses such as Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and Brunelleschi will be featured, with a focus on their lesser-known works. In addition, Renaissance artists who are more obscure, but whose work nevertheless provides insight on their…

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Art History of the Ancient World Through the Middle Ages

October 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$220. – $265.

Chris Fasolino, instructor This course explores the history of the ancient world, beginning with the bold mariners who sailed the wine-dark sea and inspired Homer’s Odyssey, the Stoic warriors who built the Mycenaean citadels, and the art and architecture of Athens and classical Greece. Then, we see how the earth shook as Alexander the Great charged forth to conquer, leading to a fusion of artistic traditions and cultures. The rise of Rome as a world power is next, as we…

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January 2020

Chinese Art History

January 6, 2020 @ 9:30 am
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$220. – $265.

Chris Fasolino A journey through the history of Chinese art, beginning with the amazing terra cotta army of ancient Xi’an. Chinese landscape painting, with its vast and mysterious mountain vistas, will be explored, along with the complementary tradition of bird-and-flower painting, which focuses on the close observation of the beauty of nature and conveys the brilliant colors of petals and feathers. The unique art form of Chinese calligraphy, which since ancient times has been called “a bird on the wing,”…

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CAPTAINS, HIGHLANDERS, AND VICTORIANS: ENGLISH AND SCOTTISH ART HISTORY FROM THE RESTORATION THROUGH THE NINETEENTH CENTURY

January 10, 2020 @ 1:30 pm
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$220. – $265.

Chris Fasolino This look at the art history of England and Scotland includes the popular Georgian and Victorian Periods. Insightful portraits by painters like Sir Joshua Reynolds will introduce students to the swashbuckling characters who inspired the adventure stories of Patrick O’Brian and C.S. Forester. Touching family scenes, including children (and, of course, the family dogs!), also mark the painting of the Georgian age, while the elegance of Neoclassical architecture is found in the resort city of Bath. Meanwhile, the…

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