America at the turn of the 20th century was still considered a great social/political experiment. With an unprecedented blending of cultures and access to developing technologies, Americans developed a unique character and came to represent a new potential for the individual in society. In all fields, from science to sports to philosophy, the unique American spirit brought new ways of thinking and living to the world stage. Focusing on jazz music and American painting, this class will explore the history and social conditions that gave birth to these new art forms and the influence they have had on artistic production around the world.
Explore the history and social conditions that gave birth to jazz and 20th century painting.
ages: Adults, 16+