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  Osher Lifelong Learning Institute  

Adventures in History: TR, Taft and the "Golden Age of Journalism" New Class

2 Thu., May 14-21

Amazing History of Latinos in Milwaukee New Class

2 Tue., Mar. 10-17

An American System-Built Home Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright

Wed., Apr. 1

Wed., Apr. 1

Thu., Apr. 9

Thu., Apr. 9

Wed., May 6

Wed., May 6

Animal Eyes and Robot Eyes - How They View the World New Class

4 Thu., Mar. 12-Apr. 2 - Full

Architectural Relics from a Bygone Era New Class

Tue. May 5 and Wed. May 6

Battle of Waterloo - Before, During and After New Class

3 Mon., May 4-18

Before 1776: Life in the American Colonies New Class

5 Thu., Apr. 23-May 21

Best, Pabst and Beyond New Class

Wed., Mar. 11

Brain Games Part I - DVD Course New Class

3 Thu., Mar. 12-26

Brain Games Part II - DVD Course New Class

3 Thu., Apr. 23-May 7

Computer Basics New Class

4 Mon., Apr. 20-May 11

Consciously Navigating the Second Half of Life New Class

4 Thu., Mar. 12-Apr. 2

Controversial Art New Class

2 Tue., Apr. 21-28

Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know Part I

4 Fri., Feb. 6-27

Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know Part II New Class

4 Fri., Mar. 6-Apr. 24 (Omit: Mar. 13 and 20, Apr. 3 and 17)

Explore the Wildflowers of Estabrook Park New Class

Tue., May 12 - Full

Fri., May 15

Family Storytelling 101 New Class

3 Mon., Mar. 9-23 - Full

Famous Milwaukeeans New Class

Fri., Feb. 27

Financial Strategies for Successful Retirement

4 Tue., Feb 3-24

4 Wed. June 3-24

Forest Home Cemetery Tour New Class

Tue., May 19 and Thu., May 21 - Full

Forum: Striving for Literacy New Class

Mon., Feb. 9

French for Travelers New Class

3 Wed., Mar. 11-25

From the Field to the Foam: Milwaukee's Brewing History New Class

Wed., Apr. 22

George Eliot's Middlemarch New Class

5 Tue., Mar. 31-May 5 omit Apr. 14 - Full

Harlots, Opium Dens, and Victorian Values, 1870s-1890s New Class

Mon., Apr. 6

High Tea at the Schuster Mansion New Class

Sat., Feb. 28 - Full

Wed., Mar. 4 - Full

Wed., Mar. 18

History of Milwaukee Neighborhoods New Class

Tue., Apr. 14

History of Milwaukee's Zoo New Class

3 Tue., Mar. 10-24

History of Your Milwaukee County Parks New Class

2 Wed., Feb. 11-18

Holocaust - Part 1 Context New Class

Mon., Mar. 9

Holocaust - Part 2 Propaganda and Survivor Story New Class

2 Mon., May 11-18

I'm Retired!! Now What Do I Do with the Rest of My Life? Retirement Life Planning New Class

3 Tue., Mar. 10-24

I'm Retired!! Now What Do I Do with the Rest of My Life? Retirement Life Planning New Class

3 Thu., Apr. 23-May 7

Impact of the Great War of 1914-1919: Conflict continues 100 years later New Class

5 Mon., Feb. 2-Mar. 2

Increase Lapham - Wisconsin's Pioneer Scientist and Student of all Things New Class

Tue., Feb. 17

Introduction to Book Binding New Class

Sat., Mar. 14

Introduction to Glass Blowing New Class

Thu., Feb. 12

Thu., Feb. 12

Sat., Mar. 7

Italian diet: past and present New Class

Tue., Feb. 10

Journaling Toward the Poem New Class

3 Wed., Mar. 18-Apr. 1

Let's All Go to the Big Rock Candy Mountain New Class

3 Tue., Mar. 10-24

MATC Cuisine Luncheon and Tour of MPTV 10/36 Studios New Class

Tue., Apr. 21 - Full

Thu., Apr. 23 - Full

Wed., Apr. 29 - Full

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre - Jeeves Takes a Bow New Class

Wed., Apr. 22

Milwaukee County- From Wilderness to Development New Class

Mon., Mar. 30

Mindfulness Meditation: A Path to Peace New Class

3 Thu., May 7-21 - Full

Oscar Winners from the Past New Class

5 Fri., Apr. 24-May 22 - Full

Passage: the Making of an American Family New Class

Tue., Mar. 10

Poetry: The What, The Why, and The How New Class

4 Tue., Mar. 31-Apr. 28 omit Apr. 14

Potpourri I Spring New Class

5 Mon., Feb. 2-Mar. 2

Potpourri II Spring New Class

5 Mon., Mar. 9-Apr. 6

Potpourri III Spring New Class

5 Mon., Apr. 20-May 18

Shakespeare's Early Career: Elizabethan Life and Theatre Seen Through the Film Shakespeare in Love New Class

4 Thu., Feb. 12-Mar. 5

The Challenge of Socrates New Class

3 Fri., Feb 6-20

The Dispossessed: The Story of Wisconsin's Indians New Class

Tue., May 5

The Eviction of the Kashube Fisherman of Jones Island Milwaukee: Then and Now New Class

Mon., Apr. 27,2015

The Golden Age of Sports New Class

Thu., Apr. 23

There's a Drone in my Backyard! (Can drones be domesticated?) New Class

4 Tue., Feb. 10-Mar. 3

Tour of Museum of Wisconsin Art & Wisconsin Auto Museum New Class

Fri., Mar. 13

Tour of the Wisconsin Humane Society New Class

Fri., Feb. 6

Wed., Feb. 25

Thu., Mar. 19

Tour of the new UWM School of Freshwater Science New Class

Wed., Mar. 25

Wed., Mar. 25 - Full

Understanding the Jewish Calendar New Class

2 Mon., Mar. 23-30

Week of Learning 2015: On the Border - Immigration and Arizona New Class

Sun.-Sat., April 12-18

What is Hypnotherapy? New Class

Thu., Feb. 5

Wisconsin Black Historical Society Museum New Class

Wed., Feb. 18

iPads for Beginners New Class

3 Tue., Mar. 10-24

  Dates To Be Announced  
A Tasty Tosa Food Tour
A Trip Back in Time at Wade House
Adventures in History: The World of Benjamin Franklin and His Sister Jane
Along the Mississippi
Around the World in 80 Faiths, Part II (DVD Course)
Behind the Scenes at the Zoo
Body Language and Handwriting: What They Say About Personalities
Calvary Cemetery Lecture and Tour
Collections of Significance at UWM Libraries
Computer Basics
Devil in the White City Motor Coach Tour in Chicago
Edelweiss Historic Milwaukee Boat Tour
Family Storytelling 102
Fascinating Facts: Exploring the Myths and Mysteries of Judaism
History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective, Part III (DVD Course)
How to Self-Publish Your First Book for Free
India: A Journey of Discovery and Understanding
Inside Religion (DVD Course)
Investing in Turbulent Times
Janesville Rotary Gardens & Lincoln-Tallman House
London: A Short History, Part I (DVD Course)
Long-Term Care: Planning for Future Needs
Masterworks of American Art, Part I (DVD Course)
Milwaukee's Magnificent Downtown Architecture
Milwaukee's Town of Lake
Mind Aerobics
Mindfulness Meditation: A Path to Peace
Mobile Computing: There's an App for That
My Favorite Universe (DVD Course)
Myths, Mysteries, Legends and Lore of the Great Lakes
New York City Theater Tour: Best of Broadway 2014
North Point Mansions Walking Tour
Pabst Mansion Tour and Lecture With John Eastburg
Political Mass Murder and Ethnic Cleansing in the 20th Century
Potpourri I
Potpourri I
Potpourri II
Science and Religion (DVD Course)
Sites to Behold at the S.C. Johnson Landmark Tour and Racine Art Museum
Sleepless in Milwaukee
Spectacular Spain
Spring Migration at Horicon Marsh
The Art and Design of Kohler
The Castle of Elm Grove
The Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear
The Ethics of Drones
The Fuss Over Much Ado About Nothing
The Great Tours: Greece and Turkey, Part I (DVD Course)
The Great Tours: Greece and Turkey, Part II (DVD Course)
The HECM / Reverse Mortgage Option: A Look at Funding Longevity
The Provocative Nietzsche
The Splendor of Boerner Botanical Gardens
The Wildflowers of Estabrook Park
Two Plays about Women by Ibsen: A Doll's House and Hedda Gabler
Vicars of Christ: The Papacy Through the Centuries
Vision for Organics and Machines
Water Exercise - Strength, Cardio and Flexibility
Week of Learning 2014: On the Civil Rights Trail
Weight Training the Right Way
Wonder of the Universe
Master Class at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre
Much Ado about Nothing at the American Players Theatre
iPads for Beginners
For more information, contact:
Kim  Beck, Executive Director,, 414-227-3321


Spring 2015 Osher Catalog

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