Modern and Contemporary Art and Design Specialization
Explore Art and Ideas of Our Time. Develop a deeper understanding of artists’ and designers’ processes, and gain confidence in looking at and talking about art.
Skills you will gain
About this Specialization
Applied Learning Project
Through original films and audio, you will go behind the scenes to look closely at artworks and into studios to hear directly from artists, designers, curators, and others. Enroll to receive invitations to virtual events, gain exclusive access to MoMA resources, and share ideas with an international learner community.
How the Specialization Works
A Coursera Specialization is a series of courses that helps you master a skill. To begin, enroll in the Specialization directly, or review its courses and choose the one you'd like to start with. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Specialization. It’s okay to complete just one course — you can pause your learning or end your subscription at any time. Visit your learner dashboard to track your course enrollments and your progress.
Every Specialization includes a hands-on project. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the Specialization and earn your certificate. If the Specialization includes a separate course for the hands-on project, you'll need to finish each of the other courses before you can start it.
Earn a Certificate
When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you'll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.
Paola AntonelliSenior Curator, Department of Architecture & Design, and Director, Department of Research & Development
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