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. SCROLL DOWN FOR FULL CLASS SCHEDULE.

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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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Summer Session Classes (June 6 - July 18)

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Terrorism: Understanding the Tactics of Fear

James Lee Jeffreys    9:30 am – 11:30 am

Franz Kafka: His Life and Work

Richard Simmonds   12:00 am – 2:00 pm

            Diminished Democracy: Critical Perspectives on our Contemporary Political Malaise         

            David Peritz    2:30 pm – 4:30 pm               (Main Campus)


Unruly Women of the Silver Screen

Mary Scott             10:30 am – 1:00 pm               (5 weeks)

Literature and Film of the German Democratic Republic (in English)

Marion Gerlind       2:00 pm – 4:00 pm       

            Basic Watercolor Painting (2 four-week sections available*)

            Beryl Landau   1:30 pm – 4:30 pm     (Main Campus)


            Collage and Assemblage FUN (2 four-week sections available*)

            Dolores Gray  10:00 am – 1:00 pm (Main Campus)

The Fine Line: Memoir and Memoir-Based Fiction

Diane Frank          10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Make ‘em Laugh: Great Comic Songs From the Stage and Screen

Bonnie Weiss         2:30 pm – 4:30 pm       


            Wandering the Archives: A Creative Writing Process Course

            Sarah Broderick   10:30 am – 12:30 pm  (Main Campus)

            Politics of the Middle East

            Abdul Jabbar             1:30 pm – 3:30 pm       (Main Campus)


Classical Music and Gender: A Wonderfully Tangled Web

John Prescott        10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Art of the Short Story

Daniel Herman      1 pm – 3 pm