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Frida Kahlo’s paintings illustrate the anguish and passion of a fascinating and complicated life. The astonishing works of this Mexican and feminist i ...  View More

440241

Instructor : Janet Mandel 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 3/26/2019, ending 3/26/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00

Call 973-744-0500 x2224 to register


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Join Passaic County Architect, Andrew Thompson (AIA, NOMA) for a look at some of the historical treasures of Passaic County. He'll cover the restorati ...  View More

440236

Instructor : Andrew Thompson, AIA, NOMA 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 3/27/2019, ending 3/27/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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March 29 marks the official departure of the U.K. from the European Union. Are the United Kingdom or the European Union in a better position on the ev ...  View More

440240

Instructor : Pierre Fabian 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 3/28/2019, ending 3/28/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Bellevue Branch Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Bellevue Branch.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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An examination of movements for change as varied as suffrage, abolitionism, temperance, integration, and others, their successes and failures over the ...  View More

440224

Instructor : Eugene Lieber 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 3/29/2019, ending 3/29/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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In this lecture we'll explore the physical and social context of ancient Athenian tragedies and comedies, with an emphasis on how the plays were actua ...  View More

440151

Instructor : Jerise Fogel 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 4/3/2019, ending 4/3/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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This class is an overview of themes among the rich array of African Traditional Religions (ATR) and the challenges of studying these religions, such a ...  View More

440239

Instructor : Kate Temoney 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 4/16/2019, ending 4/16/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00

Available 4/1/2019 2:00 AM


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From the Chinese, to the French, to the Japanese, to the French again, to the Americans, a history of the Vietnamese struggles for independence, culmi ...  View More

440227

Instructor : Eugene Lieber 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 4/17/2019, ending 4/17/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00

Available 4/1/2019 2:00 AM


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An exploration of personal reflections on several long walks to the city of Santiago de Compostela in Spain, a Christian pilgrimage site dating back t ...  View More

440252

Instructor : Robert Campion 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 4/22/2019, ending 4/22/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00

Available 4/1/2019 2:00 AM


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Butterflies are graceful and delicate, varied and enchanting, small but approachable, and they bring us to the sunny side of life. No wonder that in m ...  View More

440245

Instructor : Ahmet Baytas 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 4/23/2019, ending 4/23/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00

Available 4/1/2019 2:00 AM


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Development of the garment industry, and its later decline – obstacles to unionization – the role of women garment workers in a man’s world – the Tria ...  View More

440238

Instructor : Keith Danish 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 4/24/2019, ending 4/24/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Bold, flamboyant Elaine de Kooning has lived in the shadow of her famous husband Willem for too long. Associated with the Abstract Expressionist movem ...  View More

440228

Instructor : Janet Mandel 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 4/29/2019, ending 4/29/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00

Available 4/1/2019 2:00 AM


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A science lecture on polar ice sheets, climate and sea level changes. Prior to the lecture, Dr. Passchier will be on a research ship as part of her pa ...  View More

1100036

Instructor : Sandra Passchier 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 4/30/2019, ending 4/30/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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