Contemporary Art Encounters

ART 6527 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Introduces contemporary ideas in the arts through visiting contemporary visual art, theatre, and dance events and venues to better understand relationships between contemporary art and contemporary life. Discusses hands-on art activities and personal responses to the concepts reflected in the works visited. The objective is that, by the end of the course, participants should be better able to plan ways to integrate contemporary art into their teaching by identifying themes, approaches, and techniques utilized by contemporary artists. Offers participants an opportunity to develop a plan for incorporating contemporary art into their classrooms within the context of the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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