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 this fall as we begin our 17th year of connecting those who love to learn with those who love to teach.

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September 2019

Class Date/Time
Speaking Up and Writing Down
Instructor: Molly McKasson
Tuesdays Sep 24 – Oct 29, 9:30am-12:30pm
Food for Thought: The Science of Climate Change and Global Warming
Instructor: Robert Rinker PhD
Monday, Sep 30, 11:30am-1:30pm

October 2019

Class Date/Time
Exploring Egypt’s Influential Neighbor
Instructor: Prof. Pearce Paul Creasman
Tuesdays, Oct 1 – 29, 2:00-4:00pm
Caravaggio and Annibale Carracci
Instructor: Kevin Justus Ph.D
Mondays Oct 7 – Nov 4, 9:30am-noon
Amazing iPhone - Session 1
Instructor: Sabrina Smith
Monday, Oct 7, 1:00-4:00pm
Literary Road Trip - Tucson Session
Instructor: William A. Fry Ph.D
Wednesdays, Oct 9 – Dec 4, 9:45-11:45am
The Footprints of Humanity
Instructor: Matthew J. Rowe PhD
Thursdays, Oct 10 – Nov 21, 10:00am-noon
The History of Parliament
Instructor: Richard A. Cosgrove Ph.D
Thursdays, Oct 10 – 31, 1:30-3:30pm
Literary Road Trip - Oro Valley Session
Instructor: William A. Fry Ph.D
Fridays, Oct 11 – Dec 6, 9:30-11:30am
Food for Thought: Indian Art, Artists and the Stories Behind the Art
Instructor: Mark Bahti
Monday, Oct 14, 11:30am-1:30pm
Russian Music
Instructor: Alex Tentser
Wednesdays, Oct 16 – Dec 11, 1:00-3:00pm
Amazing iPhone - Session 2
Instructor: Sabrina Smith
Monday, Oct 21, 1:00-4:00pm
More Amazing iPhone - Session 1
Instructor: Sabrina Smith
Monday, Oct 28, 1:00-4:00pm
On the Town! - Session 1
Instructor: Richard T. Hanson
Tuesdays Oct 29 – Dec 10, 10:00am-noon
On the Town! - Session 2
Instructor: Richard T. Hanson
Tuesdays Oct 29 – Dec 10, 1:00-3:00pm
Taste of Tucson Downtown - Tour 1
Instructor: Elysa Crum and Sherry Weiss
Wednesday, Oct 30, 1:00-4:45pm

November 2019

Class Date/Time
Walt Whitman
Instructor: Charles Alexander
Fridays, Nov 1 – 22, 9:30-11:30am
The Magical Truth of Voice
Instructor: Meg Files
Fridays, Nov 1 – Dec 13, 1:00-4:00pm
More Amazing iPhone - Session 2
Instructor: Sabrina Smith
Monday, Nov 4, 1:00-4:00pm
Taste of 4th Avenue - Tour 1
Instructor: Elysa Crum and Sherry Weiss
Thursday, Nov 7, 1:00-4:30pm
Mexican Modern
Instructor: Mike Dominguez
Thursdays, Nov 7 – Dec 12, 1:30-3:30pm
Food for Thought: Einstein’s Monsters: The Life and Times of Black Holes
Instructor: Chris Impey
Monday, Nov 11, 11:30am-1:30pm
Taste of Tucson Downtown - Tour 2
Instructor: Elysa Crum and Sherry Weiss
Friday, Nov 15, 1:00-4:45pm
iPad Basics
Instructor: Sabrina Smith
Monday, Nov 18, 1:00-4:00pm

December 2019

Class Date/Time
Taste of Tucson Downtown - Tour 3
Instructor: Elysa Crum and Sherry Weiss
Friday, Dec 6, 1:00-4:45pm
Food for Thought: Beethoven’s Gift
Instructor: José Luis Gomez
Monday, Dec 9, 11:30am-1:30pm
Taste of 4th Avenue - Tour 2
Instructor: Elysa Crum and Sherry Weiss
Thursday, Dec 12, 1:00-4:30pm