Enrollment opens for Costa Rican art history course at National Gallery

Course will begin on August 19. Archive.

(CRHoy.com) With the aim of bringing people closer to the important and valuable art history of our country, the National Gallery opens enrollment for the face-to-face course entitled “The route of Costa Rican art towards the Bicentennial” taught by the historian and professor Flor Gallardo.

During the sessions, there will be an introduction to general terms to the student in Costa Rican art from the colony to the present day, as well as its antecedents and consequences to achieve a discussion that helps the participants to face Costa Rican art from multiple points of view.

Classes will be held in person at the facilities of the Costa Rican Center for Science and Culture (CCCC) which will begin on August 19 and will last for six Thursdays in a schedule of 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm The last session will be a virtual conversation.

The course has a value of ₡ 35,000 and the seats must be acquired through the page boleteria.museocr.org.

The course It is directed for artists, cultural managers and promoters, students of visual arts, art history, teachers and the general public who love history. The course consists of five 90-minute lectures, supported by audiovisual material and interaction with the participants.

Painting workshops

In addition to the history course, the National Gallery will give workshops on art in painting with the themes of animals and portraits, which will begin in September and end in December. The workshops will also be held from face-to-face way within the facilities of the Costa Rican Center for Science and Culture (CCCC)

These workshops will be taught by the artist and teacher Patrizia gallo.

In the animalistics workshop you will delve into four different types of animal species: birds, dogs, cats and cows, mainly from the perspective of the portrait.

The workshops will cost ₡ 30,000 per module and the inscriptions can be acquired individually, since a month will be dedicated for each type of animal species.

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