Summer 2017 Off Campus Art Course Descriptions

ARHI 3255 – Art and Architecture in Calgary

***NOTE: This course is being offered on the CALGARY campus!!!***

This course will provide an introduction to the rapidly evolving landscape of contemporary art and architecture in Calgary. Topics will include the success and controversy of Calgary's Public Art Program, the role of public art in the East Village renewal project, and investigation of recent high-profile projects such as Santiago Calatrava's Peace Bridge, Norman Foster's The Bow and Jaume Plensa's Wonderland, which have raised Calgary's profile as a contemporary design destination. The course will consist of lectures, walking tours and visits to current art, architecture and design exhibitions, augmented by guest speakers on selected topics.

NOTE: Not counted in the 15-course Arts & Science Art major or the 27 core courses in the BFA

Prerequisites: Second-year standing (a minimum of 30.0 credit hours) or in the Post Diploma program.