Art History - Harold and Dame Laura Knight - Online Course - Community Learning - 13:00-16:00

Online Course, Nottingham

Important update: Bookings will close 7 days before the course starts.

Key details

Time 1pm - 4pm
Venue Online Course, Nottingham
For ages 19+
Group size 5 - 15
Cost FREE - £6.75

About this course

An inspiring artistic couple, working from the first half of the 20th Century, with a background of academic training, breaking boundaries, exploring subject matter. Dame Laura Knight was the first woman to be elected as a full member of the Royal Academy and the couple travelled, joined artistic communities and portrayed important social change in Britain. 

What will be covered on the course?  What will be taught to learners? 

  • Their history and background 
  • Academic training 
  • Impressionism and portraiture 
  • The impact of World War 2 
  • Artistic Communities

What will learners achieve by the end of the course? 

  • Understanding the work of these East Midlands artists. 
  • An understanding of academic training. 
  • The spaces and responses of artists. 
  • How artists see the world. 

Suggested Reading for the course: 



  • Laura Newton: Painting at the Edge - British Coastal Art Colonies 1880-1930 

As this course is online, a suitable device such as laptop, smart phone, tablet or computer will be required to access the course.  Zoom will be used for the live sessions and the link will be sent to you once your enrolment has been completed.

Booking your place and fee information

To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:

  • Complete the EVENTBRITE BOOKING.
  • Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.

You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking.  If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.

To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been living in England and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years.

Some exceptions may apply if you are living in England with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).

As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Greater London, Liverpool City Region, Tees Valley, West Midlands and West of England.

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