Course Description

UPDATED 1/7/22- ONLINE: In this discussion-based course, we will examine European and American art made by women in the 19th and early 20th centuries. We will discuss interdisciplinary trends of feminist scholarship in art history and consider the issue of differences between art made by women and art made by men. We will evaluate the various strategies employed by successful women artists and consider how their art has been received. This course is a continuation of a course taught in the fall of 2021, but that course is not a prerequisite. If COVID-19 precautions allow, we will visit the North Carolina Museum of Art to look at relevant artworks. (Men are cordially invited to this class—-please don't be intimidated!) | Facilitated discussion.
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Section Title
Art & Women II
Online - Zoom
3:15PM to 4:45PM
Jan 25, 2022 to Mar 15, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Virtual Classroom  
Course Fees
Section Notes

Please note: This course is scheduled to be held at the Nasher Museum of Art in the University Classroom. Parking at the Nasher is metered; the Duke University rate is currently $2 per hour.

Required supplies/fee: This course is offered as a joint program of OLLI and the Nasher Museum. OLLI members need to also be members of the Naasher Museum to take this course. The Nasher is offering a half-price membership to OLLI members enrolled in OLLI/Nasher courses ($20 for Individual, $35 for Dual/Family). Registrants will be emailed the link to complete a membership application.

 Recommended reading: Whitney Chadwick, Art, Women and Society (9780500203934)