Welcome to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Keys to healthy aging: Be engaged, curious and active. We offer classes, lectures and special events to our members. OLLI is a stimulating learning community offering a multitude of activities on a wide variety of subjects.

Classes at 4th and Market near Powell MUNI/BART and 19th and Holloway on the M MUNI line near Park Merced.

Membership and Course Information
Basic Single Course Membership Multi-course
$25.00 $95.00/course $550.00
no courses Course /membership up to 12 courses/year *
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Course Details + Registration


2015 Summer Session starts June 1st - Classes are:


Everything you want to know about Computers…

David Casuto 9:30am – 12 noon (5 weeks)

Classical Music in California:From the Missions to Today

John Prescott 12:30pm – 2:30pm

The Awesome Atmosphere

Stanley Gedzelman  3:00pm – 5:00pm


Personal Connections and Cyber Identity

Molly Hankwitz  10:00am – 12 noon

Collage Adventures                            (5 weeks)

Dolores Gray 10:00am – 12:30pm (Main Campus)

Art, History and Politics of Puppetry

Lee Armstrong  12:30pm – 2:30pm

Comedy in Cinema                      (5 weeks)

Mary Scott  1:30pm – 4:00pm (Main Campus)


Playing the Trickster: An Approach to the Practice of Creative Writing

Sarah Broderick 10:00am - 12noon

Poets of Broadway: Musical Theatre's Legendary Lyricists

Bonnie Weiss 12:30pm – 2:30pm

Population: Seven Billion and Counting

Sara Seims 3:00pm – 5:00pm 


Maverick Film Directors

Dominic Angerame   10:00am – 12noon

Celebrating Contemporary German Literature by Woman Writers

Marion Gerlind  1:00pm – 3:00pm

Documentary Gold - The 2015 Oscar Nominees JUNE 11

Michael Fox  2:00 pm – 4:30pm (5 weeks) (Main Campus)

Friday                                     (5 weeks – July 3rd Holiday)

J. M. W. Turner and the Golden Age of British Painting

Maureen O'Brien De Geller 11:00am – 1:30pm (Main Campus)