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.

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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SUMMER SESSION 2017 SCHEDULE (6/5 - 7/18)  

*Remember to plan for a makeup week following the six weeks (TO JULY 25). One studio arts class extends past the session (TO AUG 1st). No class on July 3rd and 4th. Goal open registration: April 28

Spring Session Two classes are in session. Click here to see the current classes meeting through May 18th.


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How the Brain Works: Sensation and Movement

Natalia Caporale    10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Amazing Jazz Women

Dee Spencer          12:30 pm – 2:30 pm     

What Makes Us Stronger: Writing Into Disorder & Disability**

Sarah Broderick     3:00 pm – 5:00 pm


Hidden History Hikes                   (Various Locations, BEGINS JUNE 13TH)

Peter Tannen                 10:00 am – 12:30 pm           (5 weeks)

Printmaking Today**       (FOUR WEEKS IN JUNE, 3 HOURS EACH)

Lola Fraknoi         1:30 pm – 4:30 pm      (Main Campus)

Mixed Media Collage**    (FOUR WEEKS JUL/AUG, 3 HOURS EACH)

Dolores Gray         1:30 pm – 4:30 pm      (Main Campus)

Bollywood: Indian Film and Culture     (Main Campus)

Vinay Shrivastava  2:00 pm – 4:30 pm (5 weeks, Begins 6/13)


Film: Men, Women and Hitchcock

Mary Scott             10:00 am – 12:30 pm    (5 Weeks)


A Newly Re-Enchanted World - Religion in Culture and Politics at the Beginning of the 21st Century

David Peritz           3:00 pm – 5:00 pm    (begins 6/14)


How To Make A Poem Fly**

Diane Frank           10:00 am – 12:00 pm

California Politics

Tom Ammiano       12:30 pm – 2:30 pm   

Brecht in Exile: Emphasizing Women in his Work and Life

Marion Gerlind       3:00 pm – 5:00 pm           


Extrajudicial Influences of Justice and the Court of Public Opinion 

Greg Woods  10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Opera: The First One Hundred and Fifty Years

John Prescott                  1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

**Smaller classes (such as Writing and Studio Arts): $125, Extended classes: $15 additional week (over 12 hour). There may be materials fees.