Courses
The Evolution of Architectural Styles: Ancient Temples to Modern Skyscrapers
2-Session Course

Explore the traditions, styles, and masterpieces of European and American architecture during this in-depth 2-day program led by art historian Karen Alexis. (World Art History Certificate core course, 1 credit)

Date
Friday, Augist 18, 2017 ā€“ 6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. and Saturday, August 19, 2017 ā€“ 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Contemporary Art: The Constancy of Change
4-Session Evening Course

Contemporary visual arts reflect today’s world—one that’s both liberating in its freedoms and disorienting in its uncertainty. Art historian Aneta Georgievska-Shine provides insights into understanding and navigating the changing global art world by examining the trends and ideas that have shaped it in recent decades. (World Art History Certificate core course, 1 credit)

Date
Tuesday, September 5 to 26, 2017 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Smithsonian Rock ā€™nā€™ Roll Chorus
10-Session Evening Course

Is the soundtrack to your life filled with the music of the Beatles, Byrds, Beach Boys, and other classic groups? Bring those songs alive again as music director and conductor Cheryl Branham leads an ensemble for singers 55 and older.

Date
Tuesday, September 5 to November 7, 2017 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Sing Out: The Smithsonian Chorale
12-Session Daytime Course

Spend Thursday mornings in song and in good company with the Smithsonian Chorale. Singers over 55 meet for weekly rehearsals under the direction of conductor Cheryl Branham, culminating into a concert performance.

Date
Thursday, September 14 to December 7, 2017 - 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (no class Nov. 23)