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Baila Miller Programs

1226 Schooner Lane

Venice, FL 34285

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Miller Fine Arts Programs

Miller Fine Arts Programs are multimedia presentations that explore the role of art, architecture, sculpture, cinema, and photography, as well as orchestral and operatic influences in the development of modern culture.

These lectures offer a great variety of arts education opportunities in that they convey the meaning of art through the study of History, Politics, Economics, and Dominant Philosophies. There are currently over 70 lectures from which to choose. The Programs are 60-120 minutes long.

20th Century Painters, Illustrators, & Muralists (12 Individual Presentations):
Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, Georgia O’Keeffe, Jackson Pollock, Norman Rockwell, Picasso (Part 1 & 2), Salvador Dali, Andy Warhol, Christo & Jeanne Claude (Part 1 & 2), and Andy Goldsworthy

Prominent 20th Century Architects (4 Individual Presentations):
Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Kahn, Frank Gehry & Modern Architectural Marvels

Cast of Characters (23 Individual Presentations):
Ancient Greece (Part 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, & 6), The Roman Empire (Part 1, 2, 3 & 4), The Middle Ages, The Renaissance (Part 1 & 2), Rococo Art, Victorian Artists, The Barbizon School, French Impressionists,The Russian Avant-garde, Abstract Expressionists, The 1913 Armory Show, The Bauhaus School, Pop Art, and Environmental Artists

Art Movements, Cinema, Glass, & Sculpture (7 Individual Presentations):
Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Coco Chanel, Film Noir, Dale Chihuly, Louis Comfort Tiffany, and Auguste Rodin

Songwriters, Poets, & Novelists (5 Individual Presentations):
Jane Austen, Emily and Charlotte Bronte, Oscar Wilde, Mark Twain, & Bob Miller

Historic Music, Illustration, & Photography (9 Individual Presentations):
Art of Propaganda, Music that Won the War, History of Photography (Part 1 & 2), Photojournalism, Fashion Photography, Portraiture, Surrealism, & Nature Photographers

Paris: Fin-de-Siecle Art and 20th Century Modernism (4 individual presentations):
Art and Democracy in France, Picasso and Cubism, Literature of “The Lost Generation,” and Gertrude Stein’s  Legacy

World’s Greatest Opera Composers (6 Individual Presentations):
History of Opera, European Nationalism & Folk Music, Monteverdi, Mozart, Beethoven,  Puccini, and Verdi