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Art History

The Art History summer school at Oxford Summer Courses, designed for 16-17 years old students, provides tutorials and is priced from £6,395.
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Learning

Outline

Art History Oxford summer school at Oxford Summer Courses for ages 16-17 years. Study Art History with Oxford Summer Courses. Study Art History with us, and you’ll learn the methods and meaning behind every brushstroke. We’ll analyse the techniques and symbolism of a range of artworks and interpret art from different cultural contexts. We'll explore a diverse range of paintings and three-dimensional art throughout history and through to the modern day, broadening your knowledge of the visual culture of different periods. From fine art to abstract works, clay heads and everything in between, absorb the rich creative history from the past to today’s modern masterpieces. From iconic gallery works to underground art, every canvas and artefact is a new discovery. Set and reflect on ambitious goals with our support, engage in tutorial Q&A sessions, participate in an academic skills masterclass for critical thinking development, explore future career pathways through expert speakers, attend a university fair to meet representatives from various universities, and have the chance to visit different Oxford colleges for a comprehensive Oxford summer school experience.

Teaching methodology

Learn the Oxford way with tutorial-style teaching. Your expert tutor will foster self-directed learning and critical thinking through interactive seminars in small groups (no bigger than 8). During your course, you will complete two pieces of independent work (essays or problem sheets), which your tutor will then evaluate in either a 1:1 or 2:1 tutorial. Tutorials will provide you with the opportunity to discuss your work and feedback with your tutor and learn new perspectives from your classmates. On completion of the course, you'll receive a certificate and letter of recommendation from your tutor.

The Summer Courses experience

For ages 16-17:

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Oxford Summer School Accommodation

Somerville College

Somerville College

Typical outings

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British Museum

The British Museum, located in the heart of London, is one of the world's most renowned museums, housing a vast and diverse collection of over 8 million historical artefacts from all corners of the globe. Founded in 1753, the museum covers over 2 million years of human history, from ancient civilisations to modern times.

Warwick Castle

Visiting Warwick Castle is an opportunity to explore the rich history of this magnificent medieval fortress. It dates back to the 11th century and has played a significant role in English history. Students can explore the castle's impressive collection of buildings and exhibitions, as well as witness jousting tournaments, falconry displays, and other live shows.

Tower of London

The Tower of London is a historic castle and fortress that has served as a royal palace, prison, and even a zoo over the centuries. Visitors can explore its impressive collection of buildings and exhibitions, including the iconic White Tower, the Crown Jewels, and the medieval palace. They can also learn about the infamous prisoners who were held in the tower over the centuries, including Anne Boleyn and Guy Fawkes.

Westminster, London

Visiting Westminster in London is a must-see for anyone interested in the city's rich history and iconic landmarks. This historic district is located in the heart of London and boasts several of the city's most famous attractions, including the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, and Buckingham Palace.

Bath

Visiting Bath is a must-see attraction, as it is home to some of the best-preserved Roman architecture in the world and the ancient Roman Baths. Visitors can also explore Georgian architecture, such as the Royal Crescent and the Jane Austen Centre, which celebrates the life of the famous author.

Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace is an impressive example of baroque architecture in Britain, home to Sir Winston Churchill. Visitors can explore the state rooms, stroll through the gardens, and try their hand at the challenging maze. It also houses a butterfly house, model village, and miniature train, providing entertainment for all ages.

Ashmolean Museum

The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, is one of the world's oldest and most prestigious museums, founded in 1683. Its collection of over 1 million objects spans from ancient Egypt to contemporary art, including archaeological treasures, fine art, and rare manuscripts, making it a must-see destination for art, history, and culture enthusiasts.

Oxford

Oxford is a world-renowned university city with stunning architecture, idyllic cobblestone streets, and rich history. It is home to some of the most iconic university buildings in the world, such as the Bodleian Library and Christ Church College, which inspired the Hogwarts dining hall in the Harry Potter movies. Visiting Oxford is like taking a step back in time and discovering the quintessential beauty of England.

Portsmouth

Visiting Portsmouth offers an opportunity to explore the rich maritime history of the UK. The city has played a significant role in the country's naval history, and students can learn about this at the historic dockyard, which is home to several iconic ships. They can also explore the Mary Rose Museum, which houses the remains of Henry VIII's flagship, and the National Museum of the Royal Navy.

Bristol

Discover the wonders of Bristol, one of the UK's coolest cities, as you explore its many attractions. Step aboard Brunel's engineering marvel, the SS Great Britain, and delve into its fascinating history. Get hands-on with science at We The Curious, gaze in wonder at the Planetarium, and uncover even more of Bristol's secrets as you explore this vibrant and eclectic city.

Review

Brett, USA

"The best part of my classes at Oxford Summer Courses would be the insight they’ve provided towards looking at history from different perspectives, and how important it is to properly gauge the usefulness of a source in your given essay. The summer school experience has been enriching and has allowed me to broaden my understanding of historical analysis."

Stay in the City of Oxford

For ages 16-17:

When you apply to participate in an Oxford summer school with Oxford Summer Courses, your accommodation will be based on your chosen room type and age group. Each venue, including Lady Margaret Hall, New College, Somerville College, and Worcester College, offers distinctive features. Please note that you won't have the option to select your preferred Oxford college; it will be assigned based on room availability and your age group.

For ages 13-15: Full-board accommodations include breakfast, lunch, and dinner provided by the college, with packed lunches on excursion days and potential unique dining experiences. For ages 16-17 and 18-24: Half-board arrangements offer breakfast and dinner, with dinner featuring a mix of college and local restaurant meals. Lunch is not provided, but on-course staff will offer suggestions for individual purchases.

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Tutors

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Bryony L

MSt History of Art and Design, University of Oxford - Bry’s specialisms include feminism, French 19th century painting, Goya and visual analysis. Her dissertation focussed on flamenco dance costumes. She has a variety of teaching experience including at various summer schools in Oxford and as an A level teacher. Bry currently lectures and leads tutorials on a variety of topics within art history at Oxford. Her ambition is to keep learning, as there are so many fantastic and significant artists to find out more about.

Justin R

Diploma History of Art, University of Oxford - With a background in the Royal Navy and as a business executive (including as a CEO), Justin now specialises in Classical, Renaissance, Baroque, Romantic and Modern Art and Architecture. He considers himself an explorer of culture who's curious about the world, and he delights in sharing his findings with young people. Justin's been involved in a variety of projects, including bursaried research for University of Oxford teaching materials and Samuel Pepys's Naval Papers in the Bodleian Library's collections for publication in 2022.

Timetable

Discover our sample timetable for learners aged 16-17 and experience the immersive learning of Oxford Summer Courses. Our small group tutorials and seminars, led by expert tutors, will help prepare you for future academic pursuits and professional careers while considering the experience you already have in your chosen subject. With a dynamic social and cultural programme, you'll get valuable insights of what it's like to study at Oxford and create unforgettable memories.

Timetable

Dates & Prices

23 Jun 2024 - 6 Jul 2024

Standard (shared bathroom)

full

£6395

23 Jun 2024 - 6 Jul 2024

Premium (en-suite room)

full

£7495

30 Jun 2024 - 13 Jul 2024

Standard (shared bathroom)

full

£6395

30 Jun 2024 - 13 Jul 2024

Premium (en-suite room)

full

£7495

7 Jul 2024 - 20 Jul 2024

Standard (shared bathroom)

full

£6395

7 Jul 2024 - 20 Jul 2024

Premium (en-suite room)

full

£7495

14 Jul 2024 - 27 Jul 2024

Standard (shared bathroom)

full

£6395

14 Jul 2024 - 27 Jul 2024

Premium (en-suite room)

full

£7495

21 Jul 2024 - 3 Aug 2024

Standard (shared bathroom)

last places

£6395

21 Jul 2024 - 3 Aug 2024

Premium (en-suite room)

last places

£7495

28 Jul 2024 - 10 Aug 2024

Standard (shared bathroom)

full

£6395

28 Jul 2024 - 10 Aug 2024

Premium (en-suite room)

full

£7495

4 Aug 2024 - 17 Aug 2024

Standard (shared bathroom)

full

£6395

4 Aug 2024 - 17 Aug 2024

Premium (en-suite room)

full

£7495

11 Aug 2024 - 24 Aug 2024

Standard (shared bathroom)

full

£6395

11 Aug 2024 - 24 Aug 2024

Premium (en-suite room)

full

£7495

6 Jul 2025 - 19 Jul 2025

Standard (shared bathroom)

available

£6395

6 Jul 2025 - 19 Jul 2025

Premium (en-suite room)

available

£7495

13 Jul 2025 - 26 Jul 2025

Standard (shared bathroom)

available

£6395

13 Jul 2025 - 26 Jul 2025

Premium (en-suite room)

available

£7495

20 Jul 2025 - 2 Aug 2025

Standard (shared bathroom)

available

£6395

20 Jul 2025 - 2 Aug 2025

Premium (en-suite room)

available

£7495

27 Jul 2025 - 9 Aug 2025

Standard (shared bathroom)

available

£6395

27 Jul 2025 - 9 Aug 2025

Premium (en-suite room)

available

£7495

3 Aug 2025 - 16 Aug 2025

Standard (shared bathroom)

available

£6395

3 Aug 2025 - 16 Aug 2025

Premium (en-suite room)

available

£7495

10 Aug 2025 - 23 Aug 2025

Standard (shared bathroom)

available

£6395

10 Aug 2025 - 23 Aug 2025

Premium (en-suite room)

available

£7495

17 Aug 2025 - 30 Aug 2025

Standard (shared bathroom)

available

£6395

17 Aug 2025 - 30 Aug 2025

Premium (en-suite room)

available

£7495

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