Dates Theme Trips Assignments
8/27 Introductions and Preparations, Preparation for the Night at the Museum.
9/1 and 9/3 What is Art? What is an Artist? Where is Art?
9/8 (and no class 9/10–Monday Schedule) What is Beauty, What is Art, What is Truth 9/9  Brooklyn Museum  #2 train to Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum (eat dinner before you come, meet at Museum by 630 PM)
(9/15 no class) and 9/17  Poetry
(9/22  no class) and 9/24 and 9/25 Tuesday Schedule Art in Nature and Nature in Art  9/24 no class–instead meet for walk on the High Line and visits to Chelsea Galleries
9/29 and 10/1 Photography (10/1 guest speaker Michael Grohman on photograph)
10/6 and 10/8 Death and Memorials in Art 10/8 NO CLASS–Instead meet at 9/11 memorial and walk to Vietnam memorial (wear comfortable shoes)
10/13 and 10/15 Urban Art and the City as Art 10/13 Guest Speaker Michael Grohman for Snapshot Photography critique
10/20 and 10/22 Dance and the Body in/as Art 10/22 no class instead meet at Lincoln Center for ABT!!
10/27 and 10/29 Opera 10/27 special guest Amanda Hick will sing for us!

10/29 no class-instead meet at Lincoln Center for Tosca! Opera

11/3 and 11/5 Storytelling and Oral Performance Art…And Drama
11/10 and 11/12 Drama 11/10, no class Henry IV at St. Ann’s Warehouse
11/17 and 11/19 Music and Musical Truths  11/19 After class go to the Brooklyn College Performing Arts Center for Big Band performance. (7PM)
  • Has Pop Music Changed?” (radio show–listen to the whole show–about an hour–using the player linked on this page)
  • And discussion and examples of our own music
  • Watch these videos on string instruments (especially the violin).
11/24 (no class 11/26 Thanksgiving) Gender and the Gendered Body in Art  (11/22 Snapshot Exhibition at New-York Historical Society)
12/1 and 12/3 Bringing it Together and Preparing Presentations
12/8 and 12/10 Food and Culinary Arts
  • 12/17 Class celebration…bring your own culinary creations! and Final project presentations.
12/15 and 12/17 Presentations
  • No Class 12/15 (reading day).  Final Projects presented and enjoyed by all.