april, 2023

2023wed26apr(apr 26)9:30 amwed05jul(jul 5)11:30 amArt History: Art Nouveau to Abstraction£140 (£84 concession) Informative and fun course learning all about the history of artColeridge Community CollegeDay:Wednesday length of course: 10 weeks


April 26 (Wednesday) 9:30 am - July 5 (Wednesday) 11:30 am


Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

10 weeks


Course details


This course is aimed at anyone who would like to know more about European painting between 1890 – 1920. It will be a basic introduction to selected art movements during this period starting with the Art Nouveau Movement, how it was translated in a variety of European countries, focusing upon painting, architecture and the applied arts. We will look at some smaller movements in between, such as the dramatic painting style known as Fauvism, the movement that established Matisse, and conclude with Cubism and Orphism.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Interpret a work of art.
  • discuss 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?

Enrol onto the subsequent Art History courses.

The Adult Learn and Train team is also able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you. 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 Sundays , 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.


£140 (£84 concession) To book a place on this course 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. I will be exhibiting in London in April 2023..


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