The Art Institute

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Hilary Kay is an art and antiques consultant, broadcaster, international lecturer and writer. She is one of the most familiar faces on BBC TV's Antiques Roadshow having joined this successful and long running programme as an expert in 1979. Hilary has featured in countless other television and radio programmes and, in 2010, she won BBC TV's Celebrity Mastermind. Her career in art and antiques began in 1977 when she joined Sotheby's, rising rapidly to head of department; the following year she became Sotheby's youngest ever auctioneer when she took her first sale at the age of 21.

The Authors

Each module has been written by a different author recognised in his or her area of expertise. All authors, including the tutors have been drawn from major art institutions, academia and from the international art world. They are all passionate about their subject; they have wide experience in teaching their chosen field to an eclectic audience and are keen to share their knowledge and enthusiasm with you.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • English (Canada)

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Diploma

Diploma in Art Appreciation

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment Canada Canada Online Ireland Ireland Online New Zealand New Zealand Online South Africa South Africa Online United Kingdom UK Online Australia Australia Online + 10 more

The Art Appreciation Course is provided by The Art Institute, presented and curated by art consultant Hilary Kay. Hilary has brought together 12 passionate art specialists to create an introductory course, designed to provide you with a broad understanding of western art, its history and the world that surrounds it. [+]

The Art Appreciation Course is provided by The Art Institute, presented and curated by art consultant Hilary Kay. Hilary has brought together 12 passionate art specialists to create an introductory course, designed to provide you with a broad understanding of western art, its history and the world that surrounds it. Course Structure The Art Appreciation Course is delivered online The course consists of 12 modules and 12 interactive assignments. Students must own or have access to a computer to complete the assignments. The normal time required to complete the course is 24 weeks. All 12 assignments must be completed before graduation. Graduates are awarded a Diploma in Art Appreciation. How to study online? Once enrolled in the course you will receive a username and password to access our secure student site. Your own personal tutor will be allocated within 24 hours and will be there to offer support and guide you to your first level of qualification. Student Support is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. You will find the tutorials easy to follow with no formal examinations necessary. Only basic computer skills are required and you will find the course captivating and the assignments fun and thought provoking. As the course is self-paced, you may take longer than the scheduled 24 weeks to complete your course. If necessary, you may take up to a year to finish your studies. Course Outline The Art Appreciation Course is delivered online, consisting of 12 comprehensive modules and 12 corresponding interactive assignments. The normal time required to complete the course is 24 weeks, however you can take up to 12 months to finish, if required. [-]

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