Art & Music Courses
In 2021, the Utrecht Summer School again offers a more varied programme in the field of Art & Music, for you to discover the extremely rich European cultural heritage. Our courses offered in the fields of music and/or media, and art history together with our international partners in Rome, Florence and Berlin are presented below. Please take a look at this course page! All courses include the teaching format in the course description.
11 course(s) found
The International Rhythm Course Level 1 is a three week intensive online program to solidify the fundamental expressive qualities of rhythm and explore the rich world of rhythmic complexities. The course is led by composer/flutist Ned McGowan (Utrecht Conservatory) and renowned percussionist B.C. Manjunath, with the eminent Carnatic violinist Dr. Mysore Manjunath and vocalist Kristina Fuchs (Antwerp Conservatory).
Are you curious to learn more about Rembrandt's 'Nightwatch', Vermeer's 'Girl with the pearl earring', Hals's 'laughing figures' or other Dutch masterpieces from the 17th century? Sign up for this course and discover the 'Golden Age' and its marvellous paintings, applied arts and architecture. This online course will tell you all about the masterpieces and painters.
This online Global Health Writing Retreat will offer participants the opportunity to join various online workshops to improve their academic writing and communication skills and meet other global health PhD candidates and early career researchers.
This course is offered in an online setting. How do artists make their art? Does painting in oil result in different working procedures and visual effects compared to other media? Which material and technical properties determine the creative possibilities of prints, sculptures, and the applied arts? What can art historians learn from re-making art, re-working historical recipes, or reproducing material objects? This course will immerse you in…
The Utrecht Summer School offers an opportunity to travel back in time, combining two cities that played a pivotal part in their country's art: Florence and Utrecht. This highly interactive course enabling you to experience, discuss and learn about the artwork first-hand. Furthermore, you will develop an awareness of the historical context and a feel for the daily life of the period.
This year, this track will be offered in an online format. The European Highlights combines a broad approach with profound analysis over the period of six weeks with lectures from Florence, Utrecht and Berlin. Seize this opportunity to travel back through time in only one summer! Upon completion, you will have experienced Western Art in broad strokes, and covered particular periods in great detail. The online course is highly interactive, and…
The names of Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael and Caravaggio are associated with some of the most original, appealing and amazing achievements in the visual arts. Each year the works of these famous Italian artists attract millions of visitors to museums and cities in Italy. What drove these versatile artists to reach the pinnacle of perfection and what is it that makes their works so special and appealing even to a modern…
This four-week course if offered in collaboration with the Freie Universität in Berlin. By combining studies from Utrecht and Berlin, you will be able to get a glimpse of several centuries of art history in Northern Europe, compare differences and similarities between the two sites, and join virtual visits to museums. You will have the chance to explore the art scenes of these two vibrant cities both in the past and the present.
Experience the highlights of Dutch art from the last 400 years at first hand! This online track covers many of the country's most renowned artists, museums and cities. Discover the famous masters of the Golden Age. Examine Dutch art from the 18th and 19th century, up to the early decades of modernism, including artists such as Van Gogh and Mondrian. This track will tell you all about the masterpieces and its painters.
This online course takes you through Dutch art from the 18th and 19th century, up to the early decades of modernism. After the grand 'Golden Age', innovations in the art world stagnated, until artists in the 19th century started to strive for the elusive ideal of truthfulness again, in a totally different way. Sign up for this course and discover the different styles, techniques and approaches of these modern Dutch artists, during both classroom…
Throughout this online course, we will focus on the circumstances that shaped the production and reception of German art during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. During this long period, the formation of a German nation state and the problematic notion of a German national identity became connected to the question of a German style and artistic ‘expression’.