Art history classes set at Carnegie Museum

By M. Thomas/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A series of art history classes spanning the ancient Mediterranean to contemporary Carnegie International exhibitions will be offered by Carnegie Museum of Art beginning March 8. The classes are required for people who plan to enter the museum’s docent program, but are also open to the public.

“A Crash Course: Art History from Ancient to Now,” a 12-week series, will be held at 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Wednesdays and repeated at 6-8 p.m. Thursdays. The course fee is $216, members $168, students $100. Enrollment in any of the four-week sessions is $80, $64 and $40.

“The Art and Architecture of the Ancient Mediterranean” will be taught by Carrie Weaver, a visiting assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh and classical archaeologist who has excavated in Pompeii and Sicily. Her specialty is the ancient Mediterranean world…

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