Sold out! Tuesdays, June 5–19, 1:00–3:00 p.m. Just added! Tuesdays, July 31–August 14, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
$75 General; $60 Members
Affectionately called “Lenny” by millions of admirers throughout the world, Leonard Bernstein was truly a “Renaissance Man,” excelling not only as a conductor, educator, and prolific composer of Broadway shows, opera, ballet, and symphonic and choral music, but also as a TV personality and jet-setter. He attracted crowds wherever he went.
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.
Wednesdays, June 13–July 25, 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. (No class July 4)
This class has been cancelled.
In this class, offered in partnership with Otis College of Art and Design, cultivate a meditative state of mind while developing the formal techniques of drawing. Current research in neuroscience has demonstrated that the practice of meditative mindfulness can sharpen perception, creativity, and intuition and increase attention and nonjudgmental awareness—all skills also honed through drawing.