The continuing education program offers special interest and educational courses with a difference focusing on art, archaeology, culture, history, science, literature and writing, music and life skills.

Tue 31 Jul 2018 - Tue 18 Sep 2018

18:00 - 20:00

8 Sessions
29 spots remaining.

Discuss favourite movies and discover related works of art, or name favourite paintings and learn about associated movies. This unique and innovative course unites the world’s ‘museum’ of art that developed in the 20th century with that century’s greatest contribution to our visual culture – the moving image.

Course outline

  • Topic 1: Movies: Rublev to Goya
  • Topic 2: Movies: Utamaro to Picasso
  • Topic 3: Movies: Modigliani to Daniel Johnston
  • Topic 4: Movies about fictional artists
  • Topic 6: Art’s effect on cinema
  • Topic 7: Cinema’s effect on art
  • Topic 8: Artists’ films & video art

Who should enrol

Anyone with a passion to learn more about art.

Tue 09 Oct 2018 - Tue 27 Nov 2018

18:00 - 20:00

8 Sessions
30 spots remaining.

Our love of music can be immensely enhanced by discovering how music has developed hand-in-hand with the visual arts. Our love of art can be similarly enriched by a pursuing the theme of music in mainly Western art to the present day.

Course outline

  • Topic 1: Music about art
  • Topic 2: Chinese, Greek and Medieval art about music
  • Topic 3: Renaissance art about music
  • Topic 4: Baroque and Romantic art about music
  • Topic 5: Modern art about music
  • Topic 6: Musicians as art
  • Topic 7: Twin talents: artists-musicians
  • Topic 8: Synaesthesia

 Who should enrol

Anyone with a passion to learn about art.