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About the Course

Welcome to Modern Art & Ideas! This course is designed for anyone interested in learning more about modern and contemporary art. Over the next five weeks, you will look at art through a variety of themes: Places & Spaces, Art & Identity, Transforming Everyday Objects, and Art & Society. Each week kicks off with a video that connects works of art from The Museum of Modern Art’s collection to the theme. You will hear audio interviews with artists, designers, and curators and learn more about selected works in the additional readings and resources. Throughout this course you will discover how artists: -- represent place and take inspiration from their environment, -- create works of art to express, explore, and question identity, -- use everyday objects to challenge assumptions about what constitutes a work of art and how it should be made, -- and respond to the social, cultural, and political issues of their time through works of art. Through the discussion forum prompts and peer review assignment, you will also have the opportunity to connect with other learners and explore how these themes resonate with your own life and experience....

Top reviews

Jan 14, 2018

It has been a very wonderful course. I love the museum as a cultural space and now I love it more for its commitment to online education and giving us the opportunity to learn in different countries.

Jun 7, 2020

Really enjoyed this course! Well organized/developed, and even for a museum buff, like me, offered great ideas, and perspectives in ‘looking’ and ‘understanding’ art, and particular artist’s process.

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By Sumesh P

Feb 28, 2021

This is a great course with content and has really enriched my perspective.

By Gabriela J

Jul 19, 2020

me encanto, muy bueno el curso. Se aprende muchísimo y sirve de inspiración

By Tatiana P P

Nov 7, 2016

Excellent course, very complete with great features and support activities.

By Clarissa S P U

May 20, 2016

This course is really good! The videos are excellent , hold the attention .

By Isha A S

Oct 28, 2020

Loved this course!!!

I'm so glad to be a part, amazing learning experience!

By Sue H

Jul 24, 2020

Loved this course! Covered a wide range of art and artists. Learned a lot.

By Aljazi A

Jun 8, 2019

This course is the most amazing and unique thing that happened in my life.

By Sholpan N

May 20, 2019

Completely amazing course! I recommend for everyone who interested in Art!


Jun 17, 2018

Very interesting and very well structured, I highly recommend this course!

By Lorena L L

Oct 12, 2017

I really enjoy this course. Excellent choice! Thanks MoMA. I learnt a lot.

By Simon M

Apr 10, 2017


By Bill R

Oct 6, 2015

Very instructive and enjoyable, I look forward to more such opportunities.

By Athenea M

Apr 3, 2021

Excelente manejo de temas , manejados de una manera entendible y concreto

By Gala K S

Feb 27, 2021

Loved the way the course was composed, and the way materials were edited.

By Merve T

Dec 27, 2020

It was a supportive course for me to be inspiring and creative. Thank you

By Teodosio G L j

Sep 18, 2020

it's a great course contains the right information and the best resources

By Jade I P N

Jul 5, 2020

Este curso fue una experiencia increíble para aprender más sobre el arte.

By Juan M M M

Nov 6, 2018

Está excelente el curso, me dan ganas de tomar otro curso terminado éste.

By Li X

Oct 7, 2018

very interesting course. inspiring content. can be related to daily life.

By Linda G

May 13, 2017

Loved the way the course was set up: based on topics and not time frames.

By Brittany J

Apr 8, 2021

I really enjoyed this course. I definitely learn new ideas and concepts.

By Alistair W

Mar 16, 2021

Really good course brought to life with excellent content and resources.

By Mansi V

Jul 11, 2020

Highly recommended to anyone interested in Modern and Contemporary Art .

By Amitava S

May 2, 2020

Enjoyed this course. Loved the study material and the works under focus.

By Ulrikke

Mar 30, 2020

Thank you for giving me such a chance to see so much splendid paintings!