april, 2022

2022wed27apr(apr 27)9:45 amwed06jul(jul 6)11:45 amArt History: Baroque to Rococo£140 (£84 concession) - Please call the office on 01223 712340Coleridge Community CollegeDay:Wednesday length of course: 10 weeks


April 27 (Wednesday) 9:45 am - July 6 (Wednesday) 11:45 am


Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

10 weeks


Course details

Brief Description

This course is aimed at anyone who would like to know more about Baroque and Rococo art between approx.1600-1775. It will be an introduction to this period starting with the influences upon it. The course will focus essentially upon painting and sculpture. We will look at how the work evolved during this period in terms of colour, chiaroscuro, and elaborate decoration. Artists including, Caravaggio, Rubens, Vermeer and more will be studied each week so that students can gain an insight into how and why they were seen to be so important during this fast developing era.

Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?


Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, you will have had the opportunity to:
• Interpret works of art.
• Discussing artworks with others
• Understand a little more about what Art History involves
• Meet like-minded people

Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment


For the first session you will need to bring:

A pen and notepad.

On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?

Enroll onto the next Art History course.

Adult Learn and Train offer courses through-out the year.
Try similar courses or maybe look at learning something completely new.
You will find provision on some Saturday and Sunday’s , you will also find courses available in the day and evening at different venues in Cambridge. Courses vary in length from one-off sessions to 10 weeks or more.





To book call the office on 01223 712340


Lisa FretwellMy name is Lisa E Fretwell. I have been teaching art, glass and textile techniques for over 20 years. In the past, I have exhibited my work in New York, had a touring exhibition around the UK, and exhibited Gallery and non-Gallery venues in Hertfordshire, Leicester, London and Northamptonshire. Recently, I have been involved in the publishing of a new book called ‘Antarctic Atlas,’ which includes my hand drawn illustrations. I am currently making hand drawn illustrated cards to create funding for a Hedgehog charity called Hoggywobbles in Cambridgeshire. Since 2012 I have been teaching Art History in Cambridge..


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