Adult Continuing Ed Program
Chatham Adult Lifeworks Learning (CALL)
Chatham Adult Lifeworks Learning (CALL) is our continuing education program for adults. Courses are offered in art, music, history, and current events; all courses taught by subject specialists. In order to ensure the highest quality presenters, the Friends of the Library will collect a fee of $40 for each 4 week session. Stop in or CALL us for more information!
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Virtual Tours of The Met Cloisters and The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Wednesdays, April 4, 11, 18, 25 at 11:30 am
Michael Norris, Ph.D. and retired art educator at The Metropolitan Museum of Art for over 20 years, will present this four-part series. The virtual tours will include: A Stroll through the Medieval Masterpieces of The Met Cloisters; A Stroll through The Met’s Egyptian Art; A Tour of Ancient Greek Art at The Met; and A Tour of Paintings of the Dutch Golden Age.
A $40 fee for this series is required payable to Friends of the Library. Click here for more information.
The American Musical in Film
Tuesday, May 15 at 1 pm
Film reviewer, Stephen Whitty will discuss the American musical in film. We will look at the history of the genre by focusing on its greatest styles and stars, from Busby Berkeley’s backstage extravaganzas to MGM’s lush fantasies, from the elegant Fred Astaire to the athletic Gene Kelly. Stephen Whitty has been writing about entertainment for more than 30 years, publishing reviews in the Star-Ledger, The New York Daily News, Entertainment Weekly, Fortune.com, and other papers, magazines and websites across the country and abroad. A two-time chair of the New York Film Critics Circle, his last book was The Alfred Hitchcock Encyclopedia.
This is a free lecture, but pre-registration is requested. Click here for more information.