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/12 mo*
Buy Basic View Courses Below Buy Multi-Course

*A standard class is 12 hours for $95. A few classes which are better when small are $125 (writing, studio arts).  In a special circumstance we may add a week which will change the price slightly. Click here for a viewable downloadable .pdf description of memberships.

Course Details + Registration-OLLI LOG-IN

 

FALL SESSION ONE SCHEDULE (8/21 - 10/02)

Don't forget to plan for the Make Up week thru Oct 9.

Registration is open Click here or on each title below to see the course catalogue. Click on a teachers name to view a short video.

MONDAY                                          

                                                                   PRINTABLE .PDF SCHEDULE

Writer's Workshop: All Genres**

Cary Pepper                     9:30 am – 11:30 am

Film: Global Lens - Documenting the World

Michael Fox                      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm     

Goldilocks Planet: Earth's Climate History

Warren Wiscombe            2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

TUESDAY

Chasing a Dream: A History of Democracy                   

Steve Harris                    9:30 am – 11:30 am           

Russia's Long Revolution: The Big Surprise

Richard Robbins              12:00 pm – 2:00 pm             

The Post-Truth Era:  Fact or Fiction?  CANCELLED     

WEDNESDAY

Urban San Francisco Journeys      (5 weeks)     OFFSITE

Monika Trobits                10:00 am – 12:30 pm 

Drawing: En Plein Air in SF Botanical Gardens**   (5 weeks) BEGINS 8/30

Tana Quincy Arcega        10:00 am –12:30 pm     OFFSITE

12:30 PM - 3PM – MEMBER INTEREST GROUPS, EVENTS, AND TEAMS

Passport to the Entire History of Art

Karen McSorley               3:00 pm – 5:00 pm           

THURSDAY

European Masters of the Short Story

Caroline Smadja              9:30 am – 11:30 am    (Begins Aug 31)

Turn Turn Turn: The 1960s Folk-Rock Revolution

Richie Unterberger          12:00 pm – 2:00 pm             

Writers on Writing

Diane Frank                    2:30 pm – 4:30 pm        

FRIDAY   

Mapping the New Social Geography of American Cities

David Peritz                      10:00 am – 1:00 pm (4 weeks begins 9/15)

Dazzling Dames of Broadway

Bonnie Weiss                 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm   

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

ALL CLASSES ARE HELD DOWNTOWN UNLESS OTHERWISE MARKED