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Adult Education

Learn to see your world like an artist.

Experience the arts in a more meaningful way by joining us for one of our classes, tours, or talks. Whether you are exploring the arts for the first time or want to enhance and enrich the knowledge you already have, the Violette de Mazia Foundation has something for everyone. Discover the satisfaction understanding the arts can bring and the reward of realizing that art and life are inseparable. There are  opportunities are available to all, so please join us and experience the arts in a whole new way.



See below for specific course information inlcuding topics, locations and tuition.



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Special Topic Programs

Registration is now open for the following Special Topic Programs:



 

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Guided Museum Tours

Registration is now open for the following Museum Tours:



 

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Introductory Courses

Registration is now open for the following Introductory Courses:



 

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Walking Tours of Philadelphia

Registration is now open for the following walking tours:



 

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*Part I: Informed Perception

Registration is now open for the following Informed Perception courses:



*Part I: Informed Perception is open to any dedicated student and designed to be the first course of three in our core curriculum.  


 

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*Part II: The Traditions in Art

Registration is now open for the following Traditions courses:


  • Traditions will return in the fall 2014 semester.

*Part II: Traditions is the second course of three in our core curriculum.  Traditions is open students who have completed Part I: Informed Perception.


 

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*Part III: Seminar

Seminar will return in the fall 2014 semester.


*Part III: Seminar is the final course in our core curriculum and explores in depth a selected topic, artist, tradition, or theme. Successful completion of Part I and Part II are prerequisites.


 

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Directed Independent Studies

This course is open to students who have completed Part I: Informed Perception and Part II: Traditions.



This is an independent course that you will adapt to fit your schedule. Estimated timeframe for Directed Independent Studies is fourteen weeks.


 

*Courses are part of our three-part Certificate Program and are designed to be taken sequentially.

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