The Osher Lectures feature freestanding lectures on a wide range of subjects.
Osher Short Courses offer a wide variety of academic courses taught by university faculty and community individuals with expertise in their topic.
Members are able to register for the Institute’s Special Events that may include trips, workshops and unusual one-time opportunities.
Become an Osher member and engage your mind both inside and outside of the classroom setting.
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is a membership-based lifelong learning program for adults 50 and better. Engage your mind…just for the love of it!
Informative and stimulating short courses are available to Osher members.
There is no additional cost to Osher members to attend lectures, but registration is required. If space is available, you may bring a non-member friend.
We offer a variety of learning opportunities as special events outside the classroom.
For Osher members who wish to become more involved in the Institute, consider becoming a volunteer or joining a Special Interest Group.
It’s easy to become an Osher member – just click on the orange button to engage your mind.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
MEMBERSHIP DRIVE – 1,000 STRONG!
Our goal is to become 1,000 members strong by this spring! Achieving this important benchmark helps us to qualify to apply for a second $1 million endowment from the Osher Foundation. With your help, we are confident we will reach this important goal. Ways to help:
- Spread the word – recruit a friend or friends
- Share copies of the Osher catalog with neighbors, your exercise group, book club, etc.
- Bring a guest to a lecture to give them a sneak peak at Osher (when space is available)
- Treat a friend to a membership!
NOW READ THIS
Contemporary Art from the Collection of Driek and Michael Zirinsky
NOW READ THIS is an exhibition comprised of 45 works by 39 contemporary artists of international background and reputation, lent from the collection of Driek and Michael Zirinsky. Featured artists include Ghada Amer, Xu Bing, and Hildur Bjarnadottir.
Join the Zirinskys and the exhibit’s curator, Boise State University art professor Stephanie Bacon, as they reflect on the collection and take questions. The short lecture will begin at 6:30 p.m. and conclude by 7 p.m. to provide members time to view the works.
Date and time: Thu., Feb. 27, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Location: Yanke Building, Arts and Humanities Institute Gallery
Cost: FREE, but registration is required – call 426-1709.