Course Description

IN PERSON: This course provides a unique opportunity to visit the homes of six private art collectors who have graciously agreed to share their extensive collections with us. Students will learn about art collecting while viewing phenomenal private collections that include contemporary, midcentury, classic, folk and primitive work. Each of the collectors will lead us through a tour of their stunning and thought-provoking collections, while sharing interesting facts and stories about many of the artists. The tours will include artworks by nationally and internationally recognized painters, photographers, mixed media artists and sculptors. We will see work made by Andy Warhol, Chris Roberts-Antieau, Picasso, Maurice Chapuis, Dale Chihuly, Kehinde Wiley, Sandy Skoglund, Mickalene Thomas, Peter Max, Valerie Bunnell and numerous North Carolina artists. New this session, we will tour the Mosaic House in Durham. | Lecture + Q&A.

Max enrollment: 25.

Location: Offsite location(s), , NC

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Section Title
Living With Art: Private Collection Tours
Classroom - In Person
11:00AM to 12:30PM
Oct 03, 2023 to Nov 07, 2023
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Section Notes

Please note: Please note that participants may need to wear masks in some collectors' homes. The instructor will provide meeting locations to those who are registered. Students will drive to each week's featured home, either separately or in car pools to be formed during the first class. All tours will involve standing and walking for 1 1/2 hours. Tours will be held in Durham, Chapel Hill, Hillsborough and Cary.

Required supplies/fee: There is a $15 fee payable to the instructor to purchase an orchid for each of the six collectors to thank them for opening their homes to us.

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