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  • Art in Israel

    New Horizons and Contemporary Visions

    Wednesdays, May 1, 15, 22, and 29, 10:30 am–12:00 pm

    $100 General; $80 Members

    Contemporary Israeli art was born from immigrant communities searching for a collective expressive identity in a newly won state. In this lecture-based class, gain an understanding of the international impact of Israeli artists of our time. Explore the art colony of Safed and the open-air sculpture gardens in Haifa. Be enchanted with Yaacov Agam’s kinetic installations of ever-changing color. And discover how Israeli realism shocks with its harshness as it flirts with the sacred. 

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  • Image of the Temptations

    From Motown to the Beatles

    Wednesdays, May 15–June 19, 1:00–3:00 pm

    $150 General; $120 Members

    This class will take an in-depth look at the contributions of two of the most important transformations in popular musical history.

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  • Clothing on rack

    From the Runway to the Rack

    A Survey of Modern Fashion Design

    Wednesdays, June 5–26, 7:00–10:00 pm

    $230 Noncredit

    Click through any fashion retailer’s website and it’s loud and clear: Runway shows, haute couture, and red-carpet style have a trickle-down effect on what’s being sold to the public.

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  • metal clay

    Introduction to Metal Clay Workshop

    Saturday, June 15, 10:00 am–3:00 pm

    $100 Noncredit

    In this intensive class, offered in partnership with Otis College Extension, learn how to work with metal clay.

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    Jews in the US-Mexico Borderlands

    Tuesdays, April 2–23, 1:30–3:00 pm

    $75 General; $60 Members

    The US-Mexico borderland, encompassing the American Southwest and northern Mexico, has served as a crucial space for tracing long-overlooked histories and experiences of Jews in the Americas.

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  • great decisions course

    Great Decisions: A Current Events Discussion Group

    Thursdays, January 24, February 7 and 21, March 7 and 21, April 4 and 18, and May 2, 1:30–3:00 pm

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    Become an informed citizen! In this stimulating discussion group, discuss and debate important international current events with the guidance of an experienced moderator and guest lecturers from area universities and think tanks.

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  • Skirball Book Groups: Revisiting the 1960s

    Winter–Spring 2019

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    Under the direction of a professional book group facilitator, participants examine the book together, analyzing characters, themes, and motifs and learning about the author’s background. Expect lively, interactive classes. Discussion questions are distributed in advance of each class session. Participants must read the book prior to each session.

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