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The Courtauld's Young People's Programme covers both the Institute and Gallery. With this unique function, projects range from widening participation to informal learning. This blog is an informal space for us to share our work.

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Art History Summer University Applications NOW OPEN!

We are very excited to announce that applications for Summer University 2018 are now open! Further information about the application process can be found on our website. The deadline for applications is Friday 25th May 2018. Summer University runs from Monday 16 to Friday 20 July 2018. This year’s theme is Art and Identity lookingRead more

What is drawing?

During October half term we had a brilliant Insights into Art History workshop all about drawing. Throughout the day we considered the following questions: What is drawing, and how do we define it? In what ways can art history inform an artist’s practice? How do contemporary artists use drawing today? We started the day withRead more

Exploring Portraiture and Identity!

On Wednesday 25th October 2017, the Courtauld welcomed a group of young people, from state schools and colleges across London, to take part in an Insights into Art History workshop focusing on portraits by the artist Chaïm Soutine (1893-1943). The Insights into Art History day tied in with the current exhibition at the Courtauld Gallery,Read more

TEDxCourtauldInstitute 2017 – Artists’ Connections to the City

On Saturday 11th March, TEDxCourtauldInstitute 2017 collaborated with The Courtauld’s Young People’s Programme to organise ‘Artists’ Connections to the City’, a combined art history and practice workshop for 16-19 olds from schools across London. Courtauld MA Curating student Katherine Campbell explains more about the workshop below! In today’s increasingly divided world TEDxCourtauldInstitute 2017’s team decidedRead more

Art History Summer University Applications NOW OPEN!

We are very excited to announce that applications for Summer University 2017 are now open! Further information about the application process can be found on our website. The deadline for applications is Friday 26th May 2017. Summer University runs from Monday 3 to Monday 6 July 2017. This year’s theme is Art and Identity lookingRead more

An Exciting New Collaboration in Coventry!

In March the exhibition Degas’ Dancers: A Courtauld Masterpiece opened at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum. It included one of The Courtauld’s most famous pieces of work Degas’ Two Dancers on a Stage, 1874, as well as two sculptures and a drawing.   Edgar Degas, Two Dancers on a Stage, 1874, The Courtauld Gallery,Read more

TEDx Courtauld Institute explore ‘what is utopian art?’

On Saturday 12th March, TEDx Courtauld Institute collaborated with The Courtauld’s public programmes to organise ‘What is Utopian Art?’ the first undergraduate-led workshop for a group of 16-19 year olds. They planned a workshop for young people interested in learning more about art history and the idea of ‘Utopia’. This was in response to Somerset House’sRead more