How Mini Courses Work

Mini Courses are built for ultimate flexibility; online and self-paced in a user-friendly course site that's available whenever you log in.

Courses provide between 2 and 3 hours of content and are divided into 10-minute learning segments that include interactive images digital collages, videos, and stories, designed to entertain and inspire. Reflection activities prompt thought and consideration, making art history relevant and real to your life!

Mini Courses are a catalyst for inspiration, creativity and new ways of thinking about art, culture and life! You have access for one year after date of purchase. Visit our FAQ section to find answers to frequently asked questions and if you still have questions, we are here for you! Click on the 'Got Questions?' button at the bottom of the page.

What to Expect

  • Recharge Your Routine

    Bust up your same-old-routine and discover how art history is surprisingly fun, inspiring, and provocative! Mini Courses deliver new and unique content to explore that will get you out of the same-old routine. Refresh and recharge; see where art history takes you.

  • Develop Your Skills

    Observing, looking and thinking about art sharpens skills of analysis and observation. Mini Courses provide a novel way for skill-development with engaging stories and unique works of art that encourage visual exploration and reflection. Mini Courses hone your skills in unexpected ways.

  • Spark Your Creativity

    Research reveals a positive connection between the brain’s response to engaging with art and creativity. Mini Courses focus on how art and its stories are relevant to your life with thoughtful reflection activities designed to inspire new ways of thinking.

Get Started

  1. Select the course you want and click “sign-up". You will be prompted to create an account with your name, email and a password
  2. Start learning! You will get immediate access to the free preview lessons and/or full access to the course once you pay
  3. Explore and engage with content and activities at your own pace. You have access for one year
  4. Access the course anytime from a computer, tablet or smartphone by clicking the ‘learner log-in’ tab on the Art History for Real website
Got Questions?

Got Questions?

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions if you haven’t already, and if you still need help or have a question, no problem, send an email to:

We will get back to you within 24 hours.