This Summer Learn About Modern Art in a Contemporary Way!
Registration Now Open for Summer 2012 Online Courses—Four Instructor-led and Self-guided Courses

Self-guided Courses Now Open—Instructor-led Courses Begin June 4, Register Now

Discounts available for members, educators, students, and other museum staff.
This summer, enrich yourself and your understanding of art using The Museum of Modern Art as your guide. MoMA Courses Online invite newcomers and experienced art lovers alike to explore modern art—in your home, on the go, on your schedule—with the same instructors who teach in the Museum's classrooms and galleries. You'll discover the fascinating stories and ideas behind some of the masterpieces in MoMA's collection using a rich variety of multimedia materials, including narrated slide shows, course texts, images, and engaging, exclusive videos shot on location in the Museum's galleries. The four different courses are offered in two versions, so you can select the one that works best for you:

Instructor-led (courses begin June 4, register now)
For eight or 10 weeks, enjoy exclusive access to richly detailed videos, slide shows, audio, and readings, plus discussion forums that allow you to interact with an instructor and peers. $350; $300 for educators, students, other museum staff, and members
Self-guided (now available, register now)
A more independent learning experience offering the same content as the instructor-led course, without discussion forums or teacher guidance through the materials. $200; $175 for educators, students, other museum staff, and members
Four exciting courses are being offered this summer:
Experimenting With Collage
This eight-week course combines studio demonstrations of collage techniques with close study of significant works in MoMA's collection by masters of collage such as Pablo Picasso, Joseph Cornell, Hannah Höch, Robert Rauschenberg, and Mark Bradford. Taking inspiration from the ways in which these artists pushed the boundaries of representation and materials, detailed demonstrations will show students how to create their own collages by transforming fragmented, combined, and recontextualized objects and images.

Register for instructor-led course | Register for self-guided course

Modern and Contemporary Art: 1945–1989
Examining major artists, artworks, and movements after World War II, this course charts the following themes: the emergence of the New York School and its links to the new global economy centered in New York; the revival of Dada; the flowering of Pop art in mass consumer society; Minimalism's formal refinement and emphasis on spatial context; Conceptual art's fundamental questioning of art; the development of multimedia artistic practices and performance art; and the influence of identity politics on art. Led by experienced MoMA instructors, students explore works by Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol, Donald Judd, Eva Hesse, George Maciunas, Louise Lawler, Nan Goldin, and many other artists in MoMA's collection.

Register for instructor-led course | Register for self-guided course

Materials and Techniques of Postwar Abstract Painting
A focused look at postwar abstract painting from an artist's point of view, this course goes into the studio to reveal the materials and techniques that created some of the 20th century's greatest masterpieces. Led by instructor Corey D'Augustine, an artist and former MoMA conservator, students learn about the art history of this period, and how to prepare and paint canvases based on the techniques of iconic artists of the time, from Jackson Pollock to Barnett Newman.

Register for instructor-led course | Register for self-guided course

Modern Art, 1880–1945
This course is an in-depth introduction to the key works and iconic figures of modern art, from its origins in Post-Impressionism to the beginnings of the New York School. Moving chronologically through the Museum's rich collection, students explore an array of renowned and provocative objects by such artists as Paul Cézanne, Vincent van Gogh, Constantin Brancusi, Marcel Duchamp, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso, among others.

Register for instructor-led course | Register for self-guided course

Registration for online courses is now open—read more and get started today at MoMA.org/coursesonline.