January - June 2018 Cultural brochure final low res 2811 - Page 40

page 41 page 40 ART HISTORY HERITAGE Art History Sessions: Art History Sessions: International & Modern Scottish Scottish Art NEW Artists NEW Introduction to Ancestry This six-week course first examines international art movements then focuses on Scotland’s contribution and responses to them. Beginning with a brief story of art and following through to the modern day, you will gain a comprehensive knowledge of key moments in art history. Suitable for anyone who wants to learn about International and Scottish art in a fun and relaxed environment. Duff Hall, Busby Wednesdays 7 - 8.30pm 24 January – 28 February £63.60 / £52.20 60yrs+ / £32.40 concession Beginning with Mackintosh and Art Nouveau, this six-week class will teach you about the work and impact of six key modern Scottish artists. Learn about their inspiration, influences and practice in these relaxed art history sessions. A perfect class for those looking to learn – no prior knowledge required. Eastwood House, Giffnock Tuesdays 7 - 8.30pm 23 January – 27 February £63.60 / £52.20 60yrs+ / £32.40 concession Family history is a hobby that is booming in popularity and is becoming easier as more records go online. Our ‘Introduction to Ancestry’ sessions introduce you to the Ancestry Library Edition website which will give you access to millions of records, allowing you to track down those elusive ancestors. These sessions are free, but booking is essential. To find out more, and to book your place, visit www.ercultureandleisure. org/heritage Interested in East Renfrewshire heritage? Take a look at our online catalogue of items in our heritage collection www. portaltothepast.co.uk Scottish Local History Week Saturday 3 – 10 March Join us to celebrate Scottish Local History Week. This year’s theme is education and we have many exciting activities to help you discover East Renfrewshire’s past. Visit our website and follow us on social media for details of all our events. BOOK ONLINE AT www.ercultureandleisure.org/arts OR CALL 0141 577 4956 ERCultureandLeisure @ERCL4 Online Family History for Fearties Is a lack of knowledge of technology stopping you accessing all the amazing family history resources that can now be found online. Then this new course is perfect for you. Over a series of six sessions you will gain the skills and confidence that you need to use family history websites. Free, visit our website to book your place. The Street Where I Lived Travel back in time and explore places from your past. Using a PC or tablet, we’ll help you discover the online tools and maps of the National Library of Scotland, Google Street View and Google Earth. You can visit old streets, cities and countries from your childhood and years gone by. Bring your own Apple iPad or Android tablet to the class, or use a library computer on the day. Mearns Library Monday 5 March, 2 – 3.30pm Free, book your place at your local library. VISIT www.ercultureandleisure.org/heritage OR CALL 0141 577 4956 ERCultureandLeisure @ERCL4