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BROADENING HORIZONS- CULTURAL ENRICHMENT
Kinneret Zohar-Lahav

Lectures in art, archaeology, mythology, culture and history of Europe and the Middle East.

Graduate of the Department of Art History at the Hebrew University.

More than 20years experience in guiding visitors of all ages at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem and the Eretz Israel museum, Ramat Aviv.

Founder and owner of the lecture company “Broadening Horizons-Cultural Enrichment”.

Among my clients are:

Tel Aviv University, banks, the Electric Corporation, Bezeq, Kupot Holim,Tsevet, Wizo, Naamat, Beit Daniel, the Popular University, Beit Halohem, Kfar hamaccabia, Educational facilities for senior citizens at many municipalities and local councils, Matnass cultural centres, Cathedra lecture groups etc.

In my lectures, the hall becomes a virtual museum where the audience is guided to enjoy classical art, with music and film clips combined to create an exciting and enriching educational experience.

My lectures are suitable for “Women's Day” or other group cohesion events.
The lectures may be booked singly or as a series. Each one covers a given topic in a
multidisciplinary format.

Lectures last an hour to an hour and a half. I have my own laptop but do not own a Barco projector.

All lectures require payment.

List of Series:

First series:

Israeli Art as a mirror of society

Studying local creativity since its inception, politically and socially, from Bezalel to the present.

Second Series:

A Guide to the Perplexed: lectures on the history of Western art.

Examination of a variety of trends and styles, the biographies of artists and a survey of how art developed from ancient cave-dwellers to modern times.

Third series:  

Archeology- taking a second look for a new  viewpoint:

Topics are presented chronologically, in the different civilizations that flourished in the
Mediterranean basin in ancient times.

1.What's Cooking? A lifestyle , sensual gastronomic journey in ancient kitchens/

2.Secrets of the fountain of youth-not just for women- all the secrets of eternal youth

3.By night and day- cultural pastimes in the ancient world

4.Low tech inventions- the discoveries that have changed our lives.

5.Cherchez la femme-the image of women in art from the cave dwellers to Roman-Christian times.

6.Open House- architectural styles and interior decoration in neighbouring ancient civilizations.

7.Alexander the Great- the first creator of a Global Village.

8.Let's Go- a virtual tour of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world.

 

Fourth series: America as seen through art:

We study political and historical changes through artistic creation:(painting-photography-film)

1. Americans in Paris-their contribution to culture and the arts in their “second homeland”-France

2. ”Design as part of the war effort”-education, mass media and advertising in World War Two

3. ”The end of innocence”-the decades that defined popular culture in America

4. Andy Warhol-Ambassador of Pop Art- an immigrant who realized the American dream

5. Looking at America- the photography of Annie Leibowitz

6. Realism and Hyper Realism- creating a new/alternative reality, as escapism or contestn Invitation

7. Gene Kelly - dancing in the rain- following his biography and a selection of his movies

 8. Judy Garland- come with me over the rainbow- following her biography and a selection of her movies

Fifth Series: A short visit abroad with Kinneret- armchair tours of museums:

Virtual guided tours of the leading museums and archaeological sites of the world:

Pergamon-Berlin, Viking ships-Oslo, Van Gogh-Amsterdam, Louvre-Paris, Cairo and
Tutankhamen-Egypt, , and more...

09-7659583/052-2385980

21 Nahalieli, Kfar Saba 44246

kzlahav@yahoo.com

 

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