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. Registration Open Now!

Fall Session One begins Aug 21. Classes are being listed as they are finalized. Click here to see the building class list and session details. The Preview is July 25th at 1pm. Click here for details.


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How the Brain Works: Learning and Higher Cognitive Processes

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.