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    Powerful Patrons with Joan Lipton, Ph.D.

    Presented by The Society of the Four Arts at The Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach

    July 26, 2017

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    An in-depth look at the new patrons who are shaping the art world. Workshop includes lunch. 

    The role and influence of artists patronage through history is a fascinating subject and one which may have lessons for the artists and patrons in this century. Gone are the days of Paul Durand-Ruel (who “made” the impressionists). Today’s list of powerful patrons may surprise you, and they have ...more


    The Modern Presidency from Kennedy to Trump

    Presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University, Jupiter

    October 26, 2017

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    Dr. Chafe will focus on how personality helped shape the politics of many of our modern presidents including, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Clinton and Trump. 


    The Economy of President Trump One Year after the Election

    Presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University, Jupiter

    November 2, 2017

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    Panel Discussion – FAU economists will analyze the economic policies that have emerged thus far from the administration and Congress. 


    Origin and Early Rise of the Department Store

    Presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University, Jupiter

    November 4, 2017

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    Myrna Goldberger will focus on the birth of the department store, highlighting early tycoons like Selfridge, Macy, Gimbel and others. 


    The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn

    Presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University, Jupiter

    November 13, 2017

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    Based on military reports and long-lost diaries of a few survivors, Dr. Watson examines the ghost ship of the Revolutionary War.


    The Dutch Golden Age, Tulip Mania and the Jews of Amsterdam

    Presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University, Jupiter

    November 16, 2017

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    Dr. Nurnberger will discuss how the city of Amsterdam achieved its prominence becoming the wealthiest city in Europe in the 17th century. He will assess the impact of tulip bulbs investments,...more

    Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen Pre-recorded Production

    Presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University, Jupiter

    November 18, 2017

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    In this pre-recorded production, Tony Award-winning director, Ivo van Hove returns to NTL screens with a modern production of Ibsen’s masterpiece, featuring the story of Hedda, a trapped...more

    Avant-Garde Patrons of Then Unknown or Unappreciated Artists

    Presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University, Jupiter

    November 27, 2017

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    Florence Lipton will explore the influence that patronage had on Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and Modernist art and artists.


    Department Store Tycoons

    Presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University, Jupiter

    December 2, 2017

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    Myrna Goldberger will explore the lives and careers of department store tycoons behind Saks, Nordstrom’s, Bloomingdale’s, Neiman Marcus.


    "Reel" Jews and Judaism

    Presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University, Jupiter

    December 5, 2017

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    Dr. Atkins will examine how movies have created part of the historical and cultural record of Jewish life and tradition. 


    Truman and Capote: The Making and Breaking of a Celebrity

    Presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University, Jupiter

    December 6, 2017

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    Dr. Klauza will address the rise and fall of the most famous secret-teller of the 20th century, Truman Capote, author of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and “In Cold Blood.”


    Hagood Reads the Phone Book: Key West

    Presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University, Jupiter

    December 11, 2017

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    Dr. Taylor explores the Florida island city, its rich history of writers, artists and just plain interesting folks, that make it one of the strangest and zaniest places in the U.S.


    America the Beautiful

    Presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University, Jupiter

    December 13, 2017

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    Sofiya Uryvayeva Martin will perform a selection of beloved American songs, from the patriotic, to movie themes and choices from the Great American Songbook.


    The Other Side of the American Songbook

    Presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University, Jupiter

    December 14, 2017

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    Joe Scott will perform the music of the “other” composers that contributed great classics to the Great American Songbook, looking at favorites such as “The Way You Look Tonight,”...more

    Workshop: Mobius Abstract Sculpture

    Presented by Boca Raton Museum of Art: The Art School at Boca Raton Museum of Art - The Art School, Boca Raton

    Ongoing

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    Have you always wanted to try your hand at sculpting, but didn’t know where to start? Create a tabletop sculpture as you learn techniques and concepts of abstract sculpture.


       

       

       

       

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