CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

Cultural Studies

Follies in America: A History of Garden and Park Architecture with Kerry D. Carso

A fun and eccentric study that also tells a lot about early American culture.

Operas of Great Composers with Vincent Zito

Created by popular demand, this class examines works by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini. Zito takes a sometimes-intimidating art form and makes it accessible…and fun!

Flow and Meditation with Edward DeMore

Learn to channel your creative potential through flow, meditation and an understanding of neuroscience.

Slow Stitch Textile Collage with Andrea Varga

Using practices of the “Slow Stitch” movement, students repurpose beloved, worn-out textiles into artwork.

Ask Emily: A Writing and Tarot Salon with Emily Carr

Join Emily in a celebration of creativity as a catalyst for radical acts of connection—even and especially in these disconnecting times! In this online course, students are invited to ask questions – anything goes, as long as it’s about writing or writing-adjacent.

The Lives and Work of Gilbert & Sullivan with Vincent Zito and Nancy 3. Hoffman

Participants will learn about the careers of the legendary English operetta team. Set against the social milieu of late Victorian England, the presenters will perform selections from Gilbert and Sullivan works to illustrate their musical, comic and satiric genius.

Flow Film Salon: Session One with Edward DeMore

Enjoy a rooftop film followed by a discussion on living your best creative life, through flow, meditation and an understanding of neuroscience.

Intro to Surrealism: Painting, Music & Film with Ian Brockway

Brockway introduces an era of creative evolution through three lenses: painting, music, film. This introductory course will underscore the perspective that Surrealism is not just a historical period in literature and art, but it remains vibrant in popular culture and forms of protest today.

Flow Film Salon: Session Two with Edward DeMore

Enjoy a rooftop film followed by a discussion on living your best creative life, through flow, meditation and an understanding of neuroscience.

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