Upcoming Arts, Music, and Language Seminars | Newberry

Upcoming Arts, Music, and Language Seminars

This list is of upcoming seminars only. Since most seminars meet more than once in a term, if a class has already met at least once, it will no longer show up on this list. To find a seminar that has already started or has finished, visit Programs and Events and set the date range to include the seminar’s starting date.

Starting October 8, 2016
Saturdays, October 8 - November 19 (class will not meet on October 22)
This class has been cancelled.
Led by Debra Mancoff
Seminar Description Queen Victoria and her subjects had no need to brush up on their Shakespeare. From picture galleries to popular publications, the visual arts brought the themes and characters of the Bard to life. Explore an intriguing array of...
Starting October 11, 2016
Tuesdays, October 11 - November 22
This seminar is full. Call (312) 255-3700 to be on the waitlist.
Led by Debra Mancoff
Seminar Description Artists have always recorded fashion by depicting the dress of their day. But in the nineteenth century, certain artists influenced fashion by inspiring trends, promoting new styles, and even designing garments. This seminar will...
Starting October 22, 2016
Saturdays, October 22 - November 19 (class will not meet on November 12)
This seminar is full. Call (312) 255-3700 to be on the waitlist.
Led by Barbara Korbel
Seminar Description An essential part of travel for centuries, the journal served as a record of voyage before the camera, or, in this century, the phone. Adventurers, travelers, scientists, and immigrants kept meticulous notes of their travels and...
Starting October 22, 2016
Saturdays, October 22 - November 12
This class has been cancelled at the behest of the instructor.
Led by Regina Compton
Seminar Description The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris inspired polyphonic music as grand as the cathedral itself; Richard Wagner erected a Bayreuth, a theater precisely designed to house his Ring Cycle; and totalitarian Soviet Russia fashioned the...