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March 2024

New Sessions of Arts & Crafts

The next series of our most popular arts & crafts classes are starting soon along with many brand new courses added for the spring.

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Beginning this week are new sessions of Melissa Shinsato's morning classes. Knitting for All Levels (12476) meets on Wednesdays and Advanced Beginner Knitting (12479) on Thursdays. Her Tuesday evening Knitting for All Levels (12478) resumes on April 9, 2024.

April sessions for sketchers include:

  • Portrait Drawing (12484) with new faculty member Maggie O'Keefe starting Tuesday, April 2, 2024,
  • Introduction to Drawing and Acrylic Painting (12538) with Amanda Wilson starting Friday, April 5, 2024,
  • Drawing and Acrylic Painting (12537) with Amanda Wilson starting Tuesday, April 9, 2024,
  • Drawing (12543) with Antonia Barolini-Alvarez starting Wednesday, April 10, 2024, and
  • Color Pencil Drawing and Painting (12600) with new faculty member Edward Grigg starting Monday, April 29, 2024.

Painters also have plenty of choices next month. Anne Johann's evening Open Studio Painting for All Levels (12560) resumes on Tuesday, April 2, 2024. Her afternoon Watercolor Painting (12559) starts on Thursday, April 4, 2024.

Painting with Pastels (12544) led by Antonia Barolini-Alvarez begins Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Jacqueline Davis is also back to introduce for more Oil and Acrylic Painting (12582) starting Thursday, April 11, 2024.

Experiment with different media in Amanda Wilson's Express Yourself Through Collage (12536) beginning Tuesday, April 2, 2024, or in the evening at Edward Grigg's 6-session course, Collage Creation (12601), starting Thursday, April 4, 2024.

Dana Matsushita introduces students to Paper Quilling (12556) on Thursday, April 4, 2024. Class is suitable for all skill levels and students will complete a stunning art project in a single session.

Even more classes begin in May but please don't delay. Get creative and register today!

Classes Starting in the Next Two Weeks

All class listings are for the Eastern Time Zone. Course numbers appear in parentheses.

Week of March 17, 2024


  • Must-See Buildings in Europe: Piazza del Campidoglio in Rome, Italy (12360)

Art Appreciation

  • Contemporary Artists of the Post-Pandemic Art Scene: Jenny Holzer and Barbara Kruger (12338)

Arts & Crafts

  • Knitting for All Levels (12476)
  • Advanced Beginner Knitting (12479)

Fitness and Dance

  • Postural Therapy Movement (12467)


  • Let's Play Mah Jongg: Beginner Series (12291)
  • Let's Play Mah Jongg: Supervised Play (Monday afternoons: 12292; Wednesday mornings: 12585)

History and Culture

  • Gilded Age Supermodels and Influencers (12350)

Literature, Film, and Television

  • Book Chat with Anna Katsavos: The Heaven and Earth Grocery Store (2023) by James McBride (12377)
  • BookTalk with Harriet Sobol: Bournville (2022) by Jonathan Coe (12381)

Performing Arts

  • Acting and Improv (12439)

Walking Tours

  • Walking Tour: Faces of Europe at the Met (12499)
  • Walking Tour: Galleries of Chelsea (12553)
  • Walking Tour: Unnamed Figures: Black Presence and Absence in the Early American North at the American Folk Art Museum (12422)
  • Walking Tour: Beatrix Potter: Drawn to Nature at the Morgan Library and Museum (12423)

Week of March 24, 2024

Special Events

  • Author Visit and Book Discussion: Thrity Umrigar, The Museum of Failures (2023) (12441)
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  • Must-See Buildings in Europe: Villa Barbaro at Maser, Veneto, Italy (12361)

Art Appreciation

  • Contemporary Artists of the Post-Pandemic Art Scene: Bruce Nauman (12339)

Fitness and Dance


  • Bridge: Supervised Play (12525)


  • Intermediate to Advanced Conversational Spanish (12589)
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  • Novellas About the Shaping of Identity (12483)
  • Book Discussion: Absolution (2023) by Alice McDermott (12515)* Pair this with the author visit special event on Monday, May 6, 2024 (Course 12590), separate registration required

Walking Tours

  • Walking Tour: Going Dark: The Contemporary Figure at the Edge of Visibility at the Guggenheim (12434)

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Catalog of Spring/Summer Classes

All upcoming classes are listed in the Printer-Friendly, Interactive Version of our Spring/Summer 2024 Catalog. New classes are added in real time.

Class times are for the Eastern Time Zone. Please check regularly for additional options to keep you engaged and learning, whether from the comforts of home or through our expansive number of in-person options.

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