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November 2016

FA16-56 THE WOMAN IN ART

November 11, 2016 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Friday: Nov. 11 1 session, 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m. TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Instructor: Andre Krauss | Note: Tuition includes a boxed lunch From the dawn of history throughout the ages, the “Woman” has been one of the most central themes represented by artists. Portrayed as a loving mother, a lover, martyr, victim, an adored goddess, an ideal beauty, an alluring temptress, a leader and fierce warrior, and an avenger – the artistic and diverse repertoire surrounding the image of the Woman…

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November 23, 2016 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
OLLI East— SCF: Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.

Sarasota, FL 34240 United States

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March 2017

SP17-16 DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY— EVOLUTION AND ART

March 7, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, repeating until March 28, 2017

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 4 Sessions: March 7-28 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Jack Winberg Explore the photographic process from the advent of the digital sensor to the technology and artistic images of today. See stories of the skilled practitioners of the photographic craft. Learn about the incredible continuing evolution of the camera and the way we capture, improve, view, and share images. Social media and camera phones are having a huge impact. These are tales of innovation, discovery, conflict, and artistic creativity.…

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SP17-23 ASIAN ART AND ARCHITECTURE THROUGH THE AGES

March 7, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: March 7-April 25 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Marvin Mills We begin our studies in the Indus Valley of Pakistan, site of the amazing Mohenjo-daro, which dates from the third millennium BCE. It was one of the world’s earliest major urban settlements. Forms inspired by Buddhism and Hinduism beginning in the sixth century BCE will take us to India, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Nepal. We will then explore the Islamic contributions of eighth- to tenth-century CE Cordoba in…

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SP17-50 INTRODUCTION TO CALLIGRAPHY

March 9, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: March 9-April 27 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Marc Scher The desire to learn the lost art of calligraphy has been growing steadily over the past few years. As keyboard skills have become more important, there is less need to write legibly—and because of this reliance on technology, many people now appreciate the vanishing art of calligraphy. In this class, students will learn the lower and upper cases of the Chancery Cursive alphabet, highlighted by a…

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SP17-46 ROOTS AND LEGACY OF THE SARASOTA SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE

March 9, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 2 Sessions: March 9-16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Karin Jones After World War II, during a pivotal time in Sarasota, world-class architects gathered here to create an innovative style of architecture. For two decades they experimented with new technologies that merged the international styles of Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius with Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Organic” American architecture. This course will trace the roots and legacy of the award-winning buildings we now call the “Sarasota School…

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September 2017

NEW FA17-39 INTRODUCTION TO BALLET HISTORY

September 27, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 12:50 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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NEW FA17-39 INTRODUCTION TO BALLET HISTORY Wednesdays: 11 a.m.-12:50 p.m. 7 Sessions: Sept. 27-Nov. 15; NOTE: No class on Oct. 25 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Christopher Hird Led by the Director of Education of The Sarasota Ballet, this interactive course will introduce participants to the rich history of ballet and dance. Each week will focus on a specific time period, from the origins of dance through Romantic and Classical ballet to what is happening in the world of dance today. Included…

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October 2017

FA17-13 ART TALKS: A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS

October 10, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, repeating until November 14, 2017

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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FA17-13 ART TALKS: A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 5 Sessions: Oct. 10-Nov. 14; NOTE: No class Oct. 31 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Judith Levine This course is designed to help you understand and see that art is more than the product of artistic skill and talent. We will view works of art and learn how to “read” their stories; discuss the artist’s original ideas and philosophies; find out what inspired their creations; and learn how artists…

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FA17-08 THE DEVELOPMENT OF MODERN ARCHITECTURE IN THE 20TH CENTURY

October 16, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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NEW FA17-08 THE DEVELOPMENT OF MODERN ARCHITECTURE IN THE 20TH CENTURY Mondays: 1-2:20 p.m. 5 Sessions: Oct. 16-Nov. 13; NOTE: Late start date TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Robert Cassway If you have an interest in modern architecture, from its beginnings in the last half of the 19th century through the end of the 20th century, this five-session course is for you. Initially, we will examine the early developments of modern architecture, including Paxton’s Crystal Palace, the Art Nouveau movement, and Frank…

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GENERAL MOTORS DESIGN EXHIBITION

October 25, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Ringling College of Art and Design, 2836 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34234 United States
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GENERAL MOTORS DESIGN EXHIBITION Join us for a curator-led tour 10-11 a.m. • Wednesday, Oct. 25 LOIS & DAVID STULBERG GALLERY, Basch Visual Arts Center, 1188 Dr. Martin Luther King Way Fee: The tour is free. Pre-registration suggested. Original drawings for automobiles from the General Motors archive by a legendary designer Warren Reinecker. His original drawings of concept cars and those that were put in production will give the visitor a first-hand experience with the most important stage of automotive…

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FA17-53 AN ARCHITECTURAL TALE OF TWO CITIES

October 26, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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NEW FA17-53 AN ARCHITECTURAL TALE OF TWO CITIES Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 3 Sessions: Oct. 26-Nov. 16; NOTE: No class on Nov. 9 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Karin Jones We will compare and contrast Paris, “The City of Light” with Chicago, “The City of Broad Shoulders” through their architectural history. In the year 1871, both cities were destroyed within months of each other. Each city would build from the ashes; one with classical and formal elegance, and the other with the…

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November 2017

ACADEMY ADVENTURES: FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT – FLORIDA SOUTHERN COLLEGE, LAKELAND

November 3, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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ACADEMY ADVENTURES: FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT – FLORIDA SOUTHERN COLLEGE, LAKELAND DETAILS: WHAT: Frank Lloyd Wright campus tour at Florida Southern College WHEN: Friday, November 3 TIME: 9 a.m. depart Temple Beth Sholom parking lot; return approx. 5:30 p.m. FEE: $79 per person (includes transportation, gratuities, admission, and lunch). No event refunds. Tickets are transferrable. Join us for an Academy Adventures tour of the Frank Lloyd Wright campus at Florida Southern College in Lakeland. Florida Southern has the largest single-site collection…

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January 2018

W18-42 APPRECIATING CHINESE ART

January 30, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-42 APPRECIATING CHINESE ART Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 4 Sessions: Jan. 9-30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Benita Stambler In this course, we will use iconic works of Chinese art as opportunities to explore the aesthetic ideas that are embedded in them. Learn about the symbols, techniques, stories, myths, and religious principles that are expressed in Chinese art produced in various mediums, and how these works make cultural values visible. Although there will be no attempt to be comprehensive, we will examine some…

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February 2018

W18-64 GREAT ILLUSTRATORS

February 14, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-64 GREAT ILLUSTRATORS Wednesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 10-Feb. 14 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Joel Tanner In this course, we will review commercial illustrators, designers, cartoonists, and caricaturists who have impacted their respective societies in the 19th and 20th centuries. Remington, Beardsley, Fuchs, Bass, Disney, Hirschfeld, Nieman, and Rockwell, to name a few, have all left their indelible impression on social mores and public opinion. Even though most are deceased, their powerful influences are still felt throughout the world…

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W18-27 INSIDER’S VIEW OF THE ARTS

February 27, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-27 INSIDER’S VIEW OF THE ARTS Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 27 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Judy Levine Sarasota is truly the capital of the arts scene of the “Culture Coast” of Florida. In this class, you will explore its rich artistic heritage through historical class discussions and field trips. Our trips include the Ringling Museum (learn about the Museum and John Ringling’s vision for Sarasota), Ringling College of Art and Design, and the artist colony Towles Court. We…

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March 2018

W18-81 INTRODUCTION TO ITALIC CALLIGRAPHY

March 1, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until March 1, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-81 INTRODUCTION TO ITALIC CALLIGRAPHY Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 11-Mar. 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Marc Scher The desire to learn the lost art of calligraphy has been growing steadily over the past few years. Ironically, that interest may well be attributable to the unprecedented growth of information technology. As keyboard skills have become more important, there is less need to write in a legible hand, and it is perhaps because of this reliance on technology that many…

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SP18-AW-33 THE MYSTIQUE OF THE ORIENTAL RUG

March 28, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 28, 2018

Art to Walk On Gallery, 16 S. Palm Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States
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SP18-AW-33 THE MYSTIQUE OF THE ORIENTAL RUG Wednesdays: 9-10:30 a.m. Note: Extended Class Time 4 Sessions: Mar. 7-28 ART TO WALK ON GALLERY 16 S. PALM AVE., SARASOTA Eileen Hampshire Oriental rugs come with stories all their own. This class will take you on a fascinating journey through the world of Oriental rugs where you will learn about the weaving and dyeing, symbolism, history, peculiar details and the stories they tell, and the cottage industry that produces them. Course Fee:…

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SP18-58 CULTIVATING THE ARTIST WITHIN

March 30, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP18-58 CULTIVATING THE ARTIST WITHIN Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Mar. 30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Monique Seyler Ponder the nature of inspiration and serendipity as you learn new ways to share art. Stay true to yourself as you adapt creativity to a supercharged and distracted world. This course will focus on art as a bridge between traditional techniques and social media. It will explore how to rethink and find new ways to share art in an age of decreased…

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April 2018

SP18-13 STREET PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE ART OF SEEING

April 17, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP18-13 STREET PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE ART OF SEEING Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 7 Sessions: Mar. 6-Apr. 17 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Barry Bub The famous photographer Dorothea Lang once said, “The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.” It has also been stated that while we live longer, travel more, and look more, we actually see less. In this fun, interactive course, we will learn how to live life seeing more, experiencing mystery, happiness, and joy…

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SP18-37 INTRODUCTION TO CALLIGRAPHY

April 25, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until April 25, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP18-37 INTRODUCTION TO CALLIGRAPHY Wednesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Mar. 7-Apr. 25 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Marc Scher The desire to learn the lost art of calligraphy has been growing steadily over the past few years. Ironically, that interest may well be attributable to the unprecedented growth of information technology. As keyboard skills have become more important, there is less need to write in a legible hand, and it is perhaps because of this reliance on technology that many people…

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October 2018

FA18-61 CULTIVATING THE ARTIST WITHIN

October 12, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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FA18-61 CULTIVATING THE ARTIST WITHIN Friday: 1-4 p.m. 1 Session: Oct. 12 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Monique Seyler Based on a Surrealist parlor game known as the Exquisite Corpse, the instructor will guide participants through a hands-on group drawing exercise. Playful procedures and systematic stratagems provide keys to unlocking the door to the unconscious and to releasing the visual and verbal poetry of collective creativity. Find out why this century-old game continues to have relevance and is still practiced today. No…

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FA18-56 THE SYMPATHETIC EYE: THE ARTIST AS NARRATOR OF SOCIAL CHANGE

October 19, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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FA18-56 THE SYMPATHETIC EYE: THE ARTIST AS NARRATOR OF SOCIAL CHANGE Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Oct. 19 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Andre Krauss In this workshop, we will review and discuss therepresentations of rural and urban workers’ daily lives in European art from the 17th to the 20th centuries, as well as images depicting these workers’ historical struggle to improve their social conditions. In this context, we shall approach art, not as an aesthetic object, but rather as a…

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FA18-22 ART TALKS: A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS!

October 30, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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FA18-22 ART TALKS: A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS! Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Sept. 25-Oct. 30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Judy Levine This course is designed to help you understand and see that art is more than the product of artistic skill and talent. We will view works of art and learn how to “read” their stories; discuss the artist’s original ideas and philosophies; find out what inspired their creations; and learn how artists use principles of art…

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November 2018

FA18-57 A PEEK AT THE LIGHTER SIDE OF ART HISTORY

November 2, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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FA18-57 A PEEK AT THE LIGHTER SIDE OF ART HISTORY Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Nov. 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Andre Krauss What would happen if gossip columnists wrote about art history? How would they comment on Raphael’s obsessive love affair with Margherita Luti? How would they explain the otherworldly quality of Botticelli’s Venus? What would they make of the English Pre-Raphaelite painters’ constant search for “stunners”? In this workshop, we will look at anecdotes from the lives and…

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January 2019

W19-02 STREET PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE ART OF SEEING

January 14 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-02 STREET PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE ART OF SEEING Mondays: 9-10:20 a.m. 7 Sessions: Jan. 14-Mar. 4 (Note: No Class on Jan. 21; Holiday) TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Barry Bub Photographer or not, if you wish to experience life to the fullest, this is the class for you. A photography course unlike any other—the focus is more on seeing better, rather than the camera, as we bring to life Dorothea Lang’s axiom that “the camera is an instrument that teaches people how…

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W19-22 INSIDER’S VIEW OF THE ARTS OF SARASOTA

January 15 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-22 INSIDER’S VIEW OF THE ARTS OF SARASOTA Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 15-Mar. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Judy Levine Sarasota is truly the capital of the arts scene of the “Culture Coast” of Florida. In this class, you will explore its rich artistic heritage through class discussions and field trips. Our field trips may include the Ringling Museum, Ringling College of Art and Design, and the artist colony in Towles Court. We will also take backstage tours of…

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W19-48 STUDIO GLASS: THE NEW HOT CONTEMPORARY ART FORM

January 16 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 6, 2019

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-48 STUDIO GLASS: THE NEW HOT CONTEMPORARY ART FORM Wednesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 16-Mar. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Judy Levine and Jack Winberg Glass is one of the premier mediums for new and emerging artists to explore. Despite its humble origins in the garage of a Toledo museum in 1960, the Studio Glass Movement is now one of the most important recent advancements in the world of contemporary art. In this class, students will discover the history of…

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W19-79 THE WOMAN IN ART: BEAUTY OR BEAST?

January 17 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-79 THE WOMAN IN ART: BEAUTY OR BEAST? Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 17-Feb. 21 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Andre Krauss Throughout the ages, Woman has been one of the most central themes in art. Woman has been portrayed as mother, lover, and ideal beauty. Yet, along with these idealized representations, there is an equally constant cultural current that has negatively portrayed Woman. We will examine the changing portrayal of Woman in art, from the personification of beauty to the…

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