Designed for those who love to learn, Tucson’s independent arts and humanities series offers intriguing topics presented by outstanding scholars who delight in teaching.  You’ll find classmates who share your passion for new ideas as you explore art, writing, literature, music, history, and more.

Include some time for learning in your busy schedule this year. Nourish your intellect, increase your understanding of a favorite subject, or experiment with something new. Energize yourself with new ideas. You’ll be amazed at the result.

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Sep 2017

Class Date/Time
Food for Thought: Picking up the Baton
Instructor: José Luis Gomez
Monday, Sept 18, 11:30am-1:30pm
Music and Meaning
Instructor: Dan Kruse
Thursdays, Sep 21 – Oct 26, 9:30-11:30am

Oct 2017

Class Date/Time
Time Travelers - Tucson Session
Instructor: William A. Fry Ph.D
Wednesdays, Oct 11 – Dec 6, 9:45-11:45am
Women Composers in Western Music
Instructor: Alex Tentser
Wednesdays, Oct 11 – Dec 6, 1:00-3:00pm
Time Travelers - Oro Valley Session
Instructor: William A. Fry Ph.D
Fridays, Oct 13 – Dec 8, 9:30-11:30am
Painters Workshop - Session 1
Instructor: Willie Bonner M.F.A.
Saturdays, Oct 14 – Nov 18, 9:30am-12:30pm
Food for Thought: Mythology of the Night Sky
Instructor: Bella Vivante
Monday Oct 16, 11:30am-1:30pm
Taste of Tucson Downtown - Tour 1
Instructor: Elysa Crum and Sherry Weiss
Wednesday, Oct 18, 1:00-4:45pm
World War I
Instructor: Richard A. Cosgrove Ph.D
Thursdays, Oct 19 – Nov 16, 1:30-3:30pm
Bernini and Baroque Rome
Instructor: Kevin Justus Ph.D
Mondays Oct 23 – Dec 4, 10:00am-noon
Amazing iPhone
Instructor: John Nemerovski
Monday, Oct 23, 1:00-4:00pm
Dancin' Fools - Session 1
Instructor: Richard T. Hanson
Tuesdays, Oct 24 – Dec 5, 10:00am-noon
Dancin' Fools - Session 2
Instructor: Richard T. Hanson
Tuesdays, Oct 24 – Dec 5, 1:00-3:00pm
More Amazing iPhone
Instructor: John Nemerovski
Monday, Oct 30, 1:00-4:00pm

Nov 2017

Class Date/Time
Political Expression through the Visual Arts
Instructor: Mike Dominguez
Thursdays, Nov 2 – Dec 7, 10:00am-noon
Relationships and Mythology
Instructor: Bella Vivante
Fridays Nov 3 – Dec 15, 1:00-3:00pm
Taste of Tucson Downtown - Tour 2
Instructor: Elysa Crum and Sherry Weiss
Friday, Nov 3, 1:00-4:45pm
iPad Basics
Instructor: John Nemerovski
Monday, Nov 6, 1:00-4:00pm
Treasures of Italian Cuisine - Session 1
Instructor: Fulvia Steffenone
Tuesday, Nov 7, 5:30-8:00pm
Food for Thought: The Poetry of Gratitude
Instructor: Tyler Meier
Monday, Nov 13, 11:30am-1:30pm
iPad Beyond the Basics
Instructor: John Nemerovski
Monday, Nov 13, 1:00-4:00pm
Taste of Tucson Downtown - Tour 3
Instructor: Elysa Crum and Sherry Weiss
Wednesday, Nov 15, 1:00-4:45pm

Dec 2017

Class Date/Time
Painters Workshop - Session 2
Instructor: Willie Bonner M.F.A.
Saturdays, Dec 2 – Jan 20, 9:30am-12:30pm
Treasures of Italian Cuisine - Session 2
Instructor: Fulvia Steffenone
Tuesday, Dec 5, 5:30-8:00pm
Taste of Tucson Downtown - Tour 4
Instructor: Elysa Crum and Sherry Weiss
Friday, Dec 8, 1:00-4:45pm
Food for Thought: Holiday Greetings from Hollywood
Instructor: Richard T. Hanson
Monday, Dec 11, 11:30am-1:30pm