Art & Music

Upcoming Courses

Courses

Learn about the long-term health benefits of just moving! Different musical and dance style such as Bollywood, jazz, Latin and disco are used to inspire participants to embrace dance as a lifelong means to health, joy and fulfillment.


Mondays, 6/1, 6/8, 6/15, 6/22, 6/29, 7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27, 5:30-6:30pm, Synchronous Online ( No seats currently available )
Learn the language of art and visual strategies to analyze, interpret, and critique artworks using art works from the Smithsonian American Art Museum.


Monday, 7/6, 10-11:30am, Synchronous Online ( No seats currently available )
In this class we'll go over the origins of this Danish-style folkschool and talk about their crafts classes, including blacksmithing, quilting, furniture making, banjo, cooking, wood carving, kaleidoscope making, broom making and more.


Thursday, 7/30, 10-11:30am, Synchronous Online
Jellicle Cats come out and relive the shining memory of the longest-running play on Broadway, CATS. The goal of this class is to have fun and to enable each participant to bring home an inspired tale (or tail!) to share with the young children in their life.


Wednesdays, 8/5, 8/12, 10am-12pm, Synchronous Online (3 seats (10%) remaining)
Artists depict the cultural, social and political climate of their times. Using Smithsonian American Art Museum artworks, this series will explore how contemporary artists depict controversial issues such as terrorism, racism and immigration.


Monday, 7/27, 10-11:30am, Synchronous Online ( No seats currently available )
Art is created in the context of many social influences and events. Using Smithsonian American Art Museum artworks this program will explore how artists have been inspired to use their creative talents to disrupt or even transform the status quo.


Tuesday, 6/30, 10-11:30am, Synchronous Online ( No seats currently available )
The Great Depression of the early 20th century was a time of hardship and deprivation countered by one of the greatest period of government support for the arts in U.S. history.


Monday, 7/20, 10-11:30am, Synchronous Online ( No seats currently available )
Artists depict the cultural, social and political climate of their times. Using Smithsonian American Art Museum artworks, this session will explore how artists' depictions of wars changed our national identity.


Monday, 7/13, 10-11:30am, Synchronous Online ( No seats currently available )