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Learning Unlimited: James Tissot: Fashion & Faith

Date: Tue, October 15, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join a Fine Arts Museums docent for an intimate look at James Tissot’s genre scenes of everyday life with the river Thames as the backdrop, as well as images of elegantly dressed English women painted during his time in England.

Learning Unlimited: Japanese Submarines off the West Coast

Date: Tue, October 29, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Join journalist and historian John Geoghegan for this revelatory look at the activities of the Japanese military off the coast of California after WWII. Japanese Sub Attacks On the West Coast During World War II! Did you know that the

Learning Unlimited: Finding the Universe’s Very First Stars

Date: Mon, November 4, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Big Bang theory, describing the origin of our universe, is very well established today. We have ample evidence that the universe originated from a hot singularity, then expanded and cooled over time. Nevertheless, there is still a

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983

Date: Thu, November 7, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco docent Alfred Escoffier for a look at this new exhibit at the de Young Museum. Organized by the Tate Modern, London, Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, 1963–1983, is a powerful

Learning Unlimited; They Shall Not Grow Old

Date: Tue, November 12, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Join oak Dowling for a discussion of this film by Peter Jackson. Many reviews call it the best documentary ever made and we will see and discuss clips from the film. The film is a revolutionary breakthrough in technology using old

Learning Unlimited; Modernist Architecture

Date: Thu, November 21, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Join Vic Liptack for a discussion of Modernism: Architecture and the 20th Century Context Vic suggests that we ask how Modernism changed the way we think about the built environment. Building on the work of Paul Weidlinger, Modernist

Learning Unlimited: "Everything I Need to Know about Psychotherapy can be found in the Jewish Heritage.”

Date: Tue, December 10, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
"Everything I Need to Know about Psychotherapy can be found in the Jewish Heritage.” The Jewish heritage is replete with excellent material, concepts and messages that are conducive to good mental health. From the way one is to

Learning Unlimited: Economics of Climate Change

Date: Tue, December 10, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Climate change is one of the most significant challenges humanity faces and economics can help us understand the problem and how to address it. This presentation will address the science of climate change -by way of background- discuss the

Learning Unlimited; Hidden Unions: Art of the Himalayas_copy

Date: Tue, December 17, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join a docent from the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco delve into the complex and fascinating spiritually inspired art from the "Land of the Snow" – the Himalayas - as illustrated by objects from the Asian Art Museum. In this