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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 Library may collect a fee for each course, though some lecture series are free.  Stop in or CALL us for more information!

 

New CALL courses – sign up today!

Click here to view/print the brochure with registration form

 

Four American Originals of the 20th Century

All classes start at 11 am

Florine Stettheimer: Icon of Jazz Age New YorkTuesday, May 7
Norman Rockwell: An American PhenomenonFriday, May 10
Georgia O’Keeffe: Speaking with Color and ShapesTuesday, May 14
Andy Warhol: One Singular SensationFriday, May 17

During the 1920s the center of the art world began shifting from Paris to New York.  In this four-part series lecturer Janet Mandel will examine the fascinating lives and innovative works of four American artists who were in the vanguard of this transformation.

Janet Mandel taught English, Art History and World Language and Cultures in New Jersey’s public schools for 32 years. In 2003 she was named runner-up for the New Jersey Council for the Humanities (NJCH) Teacher of the Year award and was recognized by the NJ State Legislature and Governor Codey for this achievement.  Now retired, Janet presents art history talks at libraries, museums and other venues.

>> A fee of $40 will be charged for all classes or $10 per individual class.  Print the registration form at the link above and mail or bring in person to the library with payment made out to Library of The Chathams.  Payment must be received one week before the beginning of classes.  We will not be able to issue refunds.


How Music Works

Tuesdays, May 28; June 4, 11 & 18
10:30 am to 12 pm

Barry Wiesenfeld will present this four-part series designed to give participants a deeper understanding of music.  We will touch on music history, theory and milestones of the different eras and composers who made their mark.  While primarily focused on classical music, there is a significant element of jazz in the program as well, and interestingly, the parallels that exist in the two styles – a topic not often explored.

Barry Wiesenfeld is an award-winning musician, a published author, and is on the music faculty of SUNY and Ramapo College.  He has accompanied Grammy-winning artists, toured internationally, and performed on numerous  recordings, radio and TV.

>> A fee of $40 will be charged for this course.  Print the registration form at the link above and mail or bring in person to the library with payment made out to Library of The Chathams.  Payment must be received one week before the beginning of classes.  We will not be able to issue refunds.

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