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.

Give Your Regards To Broadway this year with Professor Richard Hanson

Please contact us at info@thelearningcurvetucson.com or 520 777-5817 with any questions. We look forward to seeing you in class as we begin our 17th year of connecting those who love to learn with those who love to teach.

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January 2020

Class Date/Time
Food for Thought - The Playwright’s Journey
Instructor: Sean Daniels
Monday, Jan 13, 11:30am-1:30pm
Edouard Manet
Instructor: Kevin Justus Ph.D
Mondays, Jan 20 – Mar 2, 9:30am-noon
The Master and the Millionairess - Tucson Session
Instructor: William A. Fry Ph.D
Wednesdays, Jan 22 – Feb 12, 9:45-11:45am
Beethoven as a Bridge to Romanticism
Instructor: Alexander Tentser
Wednesdays, Jan 22 – Mar 25, 1:00-3:00pm
World Archaeology
Instructor: Matthew J. Rowe PhD
Thursdays, Jan 23 – Mar 5, 10:00am-noon
The Master and the Millionairess - Oro Valley Session
Instructor: William A. Fry Ph.D
Fridays, Jan 24 – Feb 14, 9:30-11:30am
Amazing iPhone - Session 1
Instructor: Sabrina Smith
Monday, Jan 27, 1:00-4:00pm
Taste of Tucson Downtown - Tour 1
Instructor: Elysa Crum and Sherry Weiss
Wednesday, Jan 29, 1:00-4:45pm
The Victorians and Modernity
Instructor: Richard A. Cosgrove Ph.D
Thursdays, Jan 30 – Feb 20, 1:30-3:30pm

February 2020

Class Date/Time
Amazing iPhone - Session 2
Instructor: Sabrina Smith
Monday, Feb 3, 1:00-4:00pm
Dance Fever! - Session 1
Instructor: Richard T. Hanson
Tuesdays, Feb 4 – Mar 10, 10:00am-noon
Dance Fever! - Session 2
Instructor: Richard T. Hanson
Tuesdays, Feb 4 – Mar 10, 1:00-3:00pm
More Amazing iPhone - Session 1
Instructor: Sabrina Smith
Monday, Feb 10, 1:00-4:00pm
Walt Whitman
Instructor: Charles Alexander
Tuesdays, Feb 11 – Mar 3, 9:30-11:30am
Tell it Slant
Instructor: Naomi Benaron
Tuesdays, Feb 11 - Mar 17, 1:00-4:00pm
Taste of 4th Avenue - Tour 1
Instructor: Elysa Crum and Sherry Weiss
Thursday, Feb 13, 1:00-4:30pm
Food for Thought - Love Letter to Arizona
Instructor: Win Holden
Monday, Feb 17, 11:30am-1:30pm
More Amazing iPhone - Session 2
Instructor: Sabrina Smith
Monday, Feb 17, 1:00-4:00pm
Natural Wonders
Instructor: Paul Fisher
Wednesdays, Feb 19 – Mar 4, 10:00am-noon
Taste of Tucson Downtown - Tour 2
Instructor: Elysa Crum and Sherry Weiss
Wednesday, Feb 19, 1:00-4:45pm
iPad Basics
Instructor: Sabrina Smith
Monday, Feb 24, 1:00-4:00pm

March 2020

Class Date/Time
Day Trip - Phoenix Art Museum
Instructor: Kevin Justus Ph.D
Wednesday, Mar 4, 8:30am-4:30pm
Shakespeare’s Women
Instructor: Cynthia Meier - PHD
Fridays, Mar 6 - Apr 10, 10:00am-noon
Food for Thought - The Saguaro: Fact, Fiction and Folklore
Instructor: David Yetman
Monday, Mar 9, 11:30am-1:30pm
Ernest Hemingway & F. Scott Fitzgerald - Tucson Session
Instructor: William A. Fry Ph.D
Wednesdays, Mar 11 – Apr 1, 9:45-11:45am
Green Deal/ New Deal/ Real Deal
Instructor: Michael Schaller - PHD
Thursdays, Mar 12 – Apr 2, 10:00am-noon
Women on the Edge
Instructor: Mike Dominguez
Thursdays, Mar 12 – 26, 1:30-3:30pm
Ernest Hemingway & F. Scott Fitzgerald - Oro Valley Session
Instructor: William A. Fry Ph.D
Fridays, Mar 13 – Apr 3, 9:30-11:30am
Tucson’s Gift - The Music of Linda Ronstadt
Instructor: John Nemerovski
Mondays, Mar 16 – 23, 1:30-3:30pm
Taste of Tucson Downtown - Tour 3
Instructor: Elysa Crum and Sherry Weiss
Wednesday, Mar 18, 1:00-4:45pm
Taste of 4th Avenue - Tour 2
Instructor: Elysa Crum and Sherry Weiss
Thursday, Mar 26, 1:00-4:30pm

April 2020

Class Date/Time
Food for Thought - The Public Life of Poetry
Instructor: Tyler Meier
Monday, Apr 6, 11:30am-1:30pm
Generating New Work
Instructor: Sheila Bender
Saturday, Apr 25, 10:00am-4:00pm
Deepening What You’ve Written So Far
Instructor: Sheila Bender
Sunday, Apr 26, 10:00am-4:00pm