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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Oct 2018

Class Date/Time
Grand Dames of American Literature - Tucson
Instructor: William A. Fry Ph.D
Wednesdays, Oct 10 – Dec 5, 9:45-11:45am
Chopin and the Romantic Era
Instructor: Alex Tentser
Wednesdays, Oct 10 – Dec 5, 1:00-3:00pm
World War 1
Instructor: Richard A. Cosgrove Ph.D
Thursdays, Oct 11 – Nov 1, 1:30-3:30pm
Grand Dames of American Literature - Oro Valley
Instructor: William A. Fry Ph.D
Fridays, Oct 12 – Dec 7, 9:30-11:30am
Amazing iPhone
Instructor: Sabrina Smith
Sunday, October 15, 9:30 - noon
Food For Thought - Dorothy Parker’s Guest List
Instructor: William A. Fry Ph.D
Monday, Oct 15, 11:30am-1:30pm
Amazing iPhone
Instructor: Sabrina Smith
Monday, Oct 15, 1:00-4:00pm
Taste of Tucson Downtown - Tour 1
Instructor: Elysa Crum and Sherry Weiss
Friday, Oct 19, 1:00-4:45pm
Palaces Fit for a King
Instructor: Kevin Justus Ph.D
Mondays, Oct 22 – Dec 17, 9:30am-noon
More Amazing iPhone
Instructor: Sabrina Smith
Monday, Oct 22, 1:00-4:00pm
Carefully Taught: Oscar Hammerstein & Stephen Sondheim - Session 1
Instructor: Richard T. Hanson
Tuesdays, Oct 23 – Dec 4, 10:00am-noon
Carefully Taught: Oscar Hammerstein & Stephen Sondheim - Session 2
Instructor: Richard T. Hanson
Tuesdays, Oct 23 – Dec 4, 1:00-3:00pm
Speaking Up and Writing Down
Instructor: Molly McKasson
Tuesdays, Oct 23 – Dec 4, 1:00-4:00pm
The Winning Score
Instructor: Bob Bernhardt
Thursday, Oct 25, 10:00am-noon
Brunch with Brahms (and Bob)
Instructor: Bob Bernhardt
Friday, Oct 26, 9:30am-12:15pm
iPad Basics
Instructor: Sabrina Smith
Monday, Oct 29, 1:00-4:00pm

Nov 2018

Class Date/Time
World Archaeology
Instructor: Matthew J. Rowe PhD
Thursdays, Nov 1 – Dec 13, 10:00am-noon
Cruising the Greek Islands
Instructor: Bella Vivante
Fridays, Nov 2 – Dec 14, 1:00-3:00pm
iPad Beyond the Basics
Instructor: Sabrina Smith
Monday, Nov 5, 1:00-4:00pm
Taste of Tucson Downtown - Tour 2
Instructor: Elysa Crum and Sherry Weiss
Wednesday, Nov 7, 1:00-4:45pm
The Sacred and the Profane
Instructor: Mike Dominguez
Thursdays, Nov 8 – Dec 13, 1:30-3:30pm
Food For Thought - Food Explorer
Instructor: Paul Fisher
Monday, Nov 12 11:30 – 1:30PM
iPhone and iPad In Depth
Instructor: John Nemerovski
Mondays, Nov 12 – 19, 1:00-4:00pm
Taste of Tucson Downtown - Tour 3
Instructor: Elysa Crum and Sherry Weiss
Friday, Nov 16, 1:00-4:45pm
Go Ahead and Make a Scene
Instructor: Sheila Bender
Saturday, Nov 17, 9:00am-4:00pm
The Five-Minute Memoir
Instructor: Sheila Bender
Sunday, Nov 18, 9:00am-4:00pm

Dec 2018

Class Date/Time
Taste of Tucson Downtown - Tour 4
Instructor: Elysa Crum and Sherry Weiss
Wednesday, Dec 5, 1:00-4:45pm
Food for Thought - The Art and Music of Christmas
Instructor: Kevin Justus Ph.D
Monday, Dec 10, 11:30am-1:30pm
Taste of Tucson Downtown - Tour 5
Instructor: Elysa Crum and Sherry Weiss
Friday, Dec 14, 1:00-4:45pm