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ON-LINE and NO CHARGE: Art History Series: 2 Nineteenth Century Art with Kathleen Key

May 22, 2020 1:30 pm
May 22, 2020 3:00 pm
1740 Calle De Mercado Suites B & D, Las Cruces NM 88005   View map


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Attendees may jump in at any point in the series.  Each session is self-contained and you are welcome to join us.  There is no charge for any of the sessions, however, you need to register to receive a Zoom invitation to attend.  Register below.

Courtesy of the Dona Ana Arts Council and Kathleen Key, this series is being offered at no-charge, on-line via ZOOM as a gift to the community during the time of Coronavirus.  Fridays, May 15 – June 19, from 1:30 – 3 P.M.  Registration required.  You will receive a ZOOM meeting invitation via email prior to each session.  


Nineteenth Century Art will explore the exceptional change in visual arts during the 19th century

Course Description:  Kathleen Key added this new course, Nineteenth Century Art, to cover some of the world’s greatest artists who lived and worked in the nineteenth century, making it one of the most prolific time periods in art.   The series will run six consecutive Friday afternoons from May 15 through June 19 from 1:30 – 3 p.m.    Students may join at any time in the series.

According to Key, “Nineteenth Century Art is a wonderful overview of some of the greatest artists who ever lived, including Claude Monet, Eugene Delacroix, Jacques-Louis David, Gustave Courbet, Gustav Klimt, Berthe Morisot, Mary Cassatt, Winslow Homer, Vincent van Gogh, John Singer Sargent, and Pablo Picasso.  They all played a role in making nineteenth century art exceptional and ushered in twentieth century modern art. Join us for six weeks of fun, inspiring, uplifting art.”  The five great periods of art covered in this series will be one lecture each on Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism and two lectures on Post-Impressionism.  The series will be held via Zoom on six consecutive Fridays:   May 15, 22, 29 and June 5, 12 and 19 from 1:30 – 3 p.m.

All DAAC on-line classes are offered via the video meeting application Zoom so that participants may ask questions and interact with the teachers and other students.  Meeting IDs, passwords, and waiting room options are implemented for each Zoom session.


This seminar is taught by art historian and world traveler Kathleen Key. In addition to teaching many art history seminars at the Dona Ana Arts and Cultural Center, Kathleen is a professor of art history at the University of Texas at El Paso and the OLLI Continuing Education Program at UTEP.

Cost:  $0

Art work image:  Reproduction of “A Starry Night” by Vincent van Gogh, painted in 1889, a year before the artist’s death.


Temporarily closed until after May 15, 2020, the Doña Ana Arts Council offices and the Arts & Cultural Center are located at 1740 Calle de Mercado in Mesilla, New Mexico.   The mailing address is PO Box 1721, Las Cruces, NM 88004.  For more information and to register for classes, go to or call the DAAC office at (575) 523-6403.