Art & Culture Classes

Class: Kerrin Meis - The Cultural Heritage of London (Corte Madera Store)

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 1:00pm

Three Fridays; Sep. 7 - 21  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm • $120

Study London from prehistory to the present through visits to museums devoted to her history such as the Tower of London, Shakespeare's Globe, The Museum of the City of London, her churches , Hampton Court Palace, the Churchill War Rooms and the extension of the Tate Modern.

Kerrin Meis taught art history at SFSU for ten years, and she currently teaches for the OLLI programs at Dominican University and UC Berkeley. She leads study tours in Europe. Her Book Passage classes have been big favorites for years.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Susan Fritz-Prey - Learning to Listen to Classical Music (Corte Madera Store)

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 10:30am

Four Mondays; September 24 - October 15th • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm • $120

Are you curious about Classical music but unsure what you are listening to? Do you already enjoy this music but would like to understand more? In this class, we will explore how we already experience music, how we can apply what we know to this genre, and ways to gain a deeper and more rewarding listening experience.  

Susan Fritz-Prey received her Masters and Doctorate in Musical Arts from the University of Southern California with an emphasis in piano.  She has taught at USC, Cal State Dominguez Hills, San Francisco State, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and she currently maintains an active piano studio in Marin County.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Kerrin Meis - The Art of Northern Spain (Corte Madera Store)

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 1:00pm

Three Fridays; Oct. 12 - 26 • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm • $120

Study the Art and Architecture of Visigothic Oviedo, Romanesque, Catalonia as well as monasteries and Cathedrals on the pilgrimage road including the frescoes and Royal tombs of Leon. Compare the work of Antonio Gaudi in Barcelona to the Guggenheim in Bilbao. Special attention to the Cathedral of Santiago.

Kerrin Meis taught art history at SFSU for ten years, and she currently teaches for the OLLI programs at Dominican University and UC Berkeley. She leads study tours in Europe. Her Book Passage classes have been big favorites for years.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925