June 1, 2018-Art History and the ZMA’s Collection. Renaissance, Baroque, Mannerism, and the 18th century

Docent Meeting Agenda

Information Session PowerPoint

Readings:

Additional Resources:

These are brief, eight-minute introductory videos on art-related topics that will be discussed in our docent session. Please watch these videos prior to the June 1st session.

A Few Extra Interesting Videos to View....

We learned about Slow Looking at the May 18th meeting. How does Slow Looking compare to Visual Analysis? How can you use both in your tours?

Here are a few helpful tips on how art, visual analysis, and slow looking can help the people you tour relate to art. What one tip will you share with your tour group?

Looking for some movies related to the periods and art we will be discussing?

Look no further, here are a few trailers:

Girl with the Pearl Earring-A feature-length film about one of Vermeer's most iconic paintings. 
Tim's Vermeer-A feature-length documentary theorizing how Vermeer's work may have been created. 
Belle-A feature-length film about Dido Elizabeth Belle and a revolutionary 17th century portrait of her.


May 18, 2018-Art History and the ZMA’s Collection. EGYPTIAN, Greek and Roman, Early Christian and Medieval 

Docent Meeting Agenda

Information Session PowerPoint-Forthcoming

Readings:

What is Art History

Common Questions about Dates

A Brief History of Western Culture

Additional Resources:

These are brief, eight-minute introductory videos on art-related topics that will be discussed in our docent session. Please watch these videos prior to the May 18th session.



May 4, 2018-DOCENT RESOURCE TOUR, CMOA

There is no reading or syllabus for this session. For information about the trip and what to expect, please visit the Docent Calendar Page.


April 20, 2018-Principles of Design

Docent Meeting Agenda

Information Session PowerPoint

Readings:

The Art of Seeing, Chapter 3, In-Class Handout provided March 2, 2018

Additional Resources:

The Principles of Design


April 6, 2018-Elements of Art

Docent Meeting Agenda

Information Session PowerPoint 

Readings:

The Art of Seeing, Chapter 2, In-Class Handout provided March 2, 2018

Additional Resources: 

The Elements of Design

New Ideas in Art: Time as an Element


March 16, 2018-Understanding Art

Docent Meeting Agenda

Information Session PowerPoint

Readings: 

The Art of Seeing, Chapter 1, In-Class Handout provided February 16, 2018

Glossary of Art Terms