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Textiles, Art History, Gardens, and a Little Mental Traveling with Courtney Barnes 2006-2016


Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Art But Were Afraid to Ask

Interested in learning more about fine art? The Orlando Museum of Art offers a summer course tailored for interior designers: “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Art But Were Afraid to Ask: Conservation, History, Framing, Aesthetics and the Pitfalls of Criticism.”

As the course title indicates, the class explores many aspects of fine art such as the history of painting, different printing techniques, and the art of framing. It concludes with a special visit to Flying Horse Press, a fine art press at the University of Central Florida.

The seminar is open to all, but ASID professionals who participate can earn 10 CEUs and satisfy Health, Safety, and Welfare Requirements.

Here are the 2009 dates:
August 28, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
August 29, 9 a.m. - 12 noon

Cost is $350 including lunch on Friday. For details or to register, contact Associate Curator Jan Clanton by email,, or by phone (407) 896-4231 x 261. The deadline for registration is August 21, 2009.

Shown at top,
Morning on the St. Johns, Florida
Thomas Moran (American, 1837 - 1926)
ca. 1881
etching on paper
11 1/4 x 15 inches
Orlando Museum of Art


Mirrored furniture said...

It sounds like a great course! I'd love to take it.

Mallory said...

I live about 3 blocks from the OMA..thanks, I will check it out. Delaine

Stacy said...

Thanks Courtney!! This is close by for me how fun to go to "class". Its been a while.

Style Court said...

Hi guys -- happy to hear from everyone who lives nearby. There are so many great happenings going on at museums throughout the country!

Sanity Fair said...

I wish there were an opportunity to take something like this in my area - what a great opportunity.

Alicia said...

This sounds like so much fun. I wish they had a childrens version. My godson Grant (10) has so many questions I want him to explore answers too. If you know of any books (cost doesn't matter..I spoil him) that would be helpful. He reads at a junior high level.