The Art of Spain: El Greco, Velasquez, Goya and the Evolution of Spanish Art

The Art of Spain: El Greco, Velasquez, Goya and the Evolution of Spanish Art

Take a closer look at Spanish art from the late 16th Century to the beginning of the 19th Century as you investigate the turbulent rise and fall of Monarchial Spain, the Golden Age of Spanish Baroque and the eventual twilight of Spanish art.

Wed Nov 30 – Dec 21
1:30 – 3:30 pm

Instructor: Kevin Justus

In Person
Food for Thought - The Work of Isak Dinesen - A Feast for the Page and the Stage - Dec 12

Food for Thought – The Work of Isak Dinesen – A Feast for the Page and the Stage – Dec 12

Due to the popularity of this event, an additional presentation has been scheduled on Monday, December 19.
New session now available!

Monday Dec 12
1L30 am – 1:30 pm

Instructor: Cynthia Meier and Joseph McGrath

In Person
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Discover and discuss these often-overlooked treasures in a series of lectures that will expand your understanding of and appreciation for the giants of American literature.

Friday Jan 6
10:00 am – noon

Instructor: William A. Fry

In Person
Food For Thought - Standing Tall: Tucson’s place in the world of sculpture.

Food For Thought – Standing Tall: Tucson’s place in the world of sculpture.

Tucson artist Barbara Grygutis, whose scuplture projects are internationally-known, will discuss her current work and her involvement with Sculpture Tucson and the upcoming Sculpture Festival which will showcase the work of more than 40 sculpture artists this spring.

Monday, Jan 9
11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Instructor: Barbara Grygutis

In Person
The Golden Repertoire of Schubert, Brahms, and Debussy

The Golden Repertoire of Schubert, Brahms, and Debussy

Immerse yourself in the glorious works of Schubert, Brahms and Debussy in this series combining lectures with performances by the instructor.

Wednesdays, Jan 11 – Feb 22
2:00 – 4:00 pm

Instructor: Alexander Tentser

In Person
Black, White and Shades of Gray: Classic Fine Art Photography of the 20th Century

Black, White and Shades of Gray: Classic Fine Art Photography of the 20th Century

Individually made from negatives in the dark room, modern black and white photography established a new art form. Revisit famous images by legendary photographers and discover hidden gems in four lectures plus a visit to the UA Center for Creative Photography.

Thursdays Jan 12 - Feb 2
1:30-3:30pm

Instructor: Mike Dominguez

In Person
And the Beat Goes On... The Saga of Television and American Rock and Roll

And the Beat Goes On… The Saga of Television and American Rock and Roll

Television and Rock and Roll – a match made in heaven! We’ll chronicle three decades of American Pop Music from the Rock and Roll of the 1950s to the Rhythm and Blues of Motown of the 1960s to Disco of the 1970s.

Tuesdays: Jan 17 - Mar 7
10:00 am - noon

Instructor: Richard T. Hanson

In Person
Food For Thought - Arizona’s Natural Landmarks - Jan 30

Food For Thought – Arizona’s Natural Landmarks – Jan 30

Learn about the region’s natural wonders and better understand the processes that shape the mountains, canyons, valleys and volcanoes of Arizona. Two Dates Available

Monday, Jan 30
11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Instructor: David Yetman

In Person
British Adventurers and Explorers

British Adventurers and Explorers

Sir Francis Drake, Captain James Cook and others set out to explore faraway territories and played an important part in the expansion of the British Empire. Hear their stories and examine their motivations in this armchair journey of discovery.

Wednesdays, Feb 1 – Feb 22
10:00 am – noon

Instructor: Richard A. Cosgrove

In Person
Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes

Discover and discuss these often-overlooked treasures in a series of lectures that will expand your understanding of and appreciation for the giants of American literature.

Friday Feb 3
10:00 am – noon

Instructor: William A. Fry

In Person
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