$99 for an Art Class at National Academy Museum & School (Up to $250 Value)

Upper East Side, New York

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Inside this Fifth Avenue mansion that dates back to 1902, instructors teach students how to draw, paint, or master other artistic mediums

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Expires Mar 25th, 2013. Limit 1 per person. Limit 1 per visit. Must be 21 or older. Must register for class by 3/25/13. Valid only for select courses: Modernism through Drawing, Basic Digital Photography, Online Tools and Resources for Artists, Evening Water Color, or Terracotta Sculpture. Not valid for those who have previously taken an art class at the Academy. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Art can portray the world's most complex subjects: the passion of love, the horrors of war, and the despair of fruit waiting to be eaten. Hold a mirror to nature with this Groupon.

$99 for an Art Class (Up to $250 Value)

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National Academy Museum & School

Founded in 1825, the National Academy continues to serve its central mission of “promoting fine arts in America through instruction and exhibition.” Today, the National Academy Museum & School serves as the epicenter of that cause, showcasing American artists past and present through rotating exhibitions and ARTalks, which bring in experts to host discussions about art and architecture. The current exhibition "See it Loud: Seven Post-War American Painters," on view until January 26, 2014, explores the work of seven painters who insisted on the significance of landscape and figurative art at a time when abstraction commanded the American art world. Their absolute passion for painting, coupled with their willingness to create a unique synthesis between representation and abstraction, enlivened their art.

The Museum gives its timeless tableaus a worthy backdrop inside the original Huntington Mansion on Fifth Avenue, which it has called home since 1942. The two-floor space was renovated in 2011, but maintains its domestic charm by retaining some of the mansion’s original characteristics and gently rocking back and forth at night to lull the portraits to sleep.

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  • Upper East Side (222.6 miles)

    5 E 89th St.

    New York, New York 10128

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