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101 Famous Gems and Jewelry


Monday      02/10/20       10:00 - 11:00
Clayton OASIS A & B   

Diamonds, rubies, emeralds and sapphires, oh my! Learn about the mysterious and fascinating stories of famous gems such as the Hope, Black Orlov, Kohi Nor, Dresden Green diamonds and more. Discuss the... More

102 An Armchair Tour of Grand Center: St. Louis' Cultural District


Tuesday      03/03/20       01:00 - 02:30
Clayton OASIS B   

Take a vicarious tour with Dr. Ratkin exploring the revitalization of the Grand Center District. View the buildings, learn the history, and hear about the current plans for future redevelopment. Find ... More

103 Georgia O'Keefe: Art, Age & Innovation 2 spot(s) remaining


Wednesday      03/18/20       10:00 - 12:00
Clayton OASIS A & B   

Known internationally for her boldly innovative art, Georgia O’Keeffe is one of the most significant and intriguing artists of the twentieth century. Her distinct flowers, dramatic cityscapes, g... More

104 More Than Just Stuff: Understanding Signs & Symbols in Paintings


Wednesday      04/15/20       10:00 - 12:00
Clayton OASIS A & B   

Animals, plants and objects of all kinds – these items are not simply incidental details in paintings. They reveal layers of meaning that help us to fully understand masterworks. We will explore... More

105 Egyptian Treasures at the Saint Louis Art Museum


Tuesday      02/04/20       10:00 - 12:00
Clayton OASIS B   

Discover a range of artworks from the museum’s recently redesigned ancient Egyptian gallery. This virtual collection tour will examine items such as the mummy of Amen-nest- awy-nakht, stone vess... More

106 The Fabulous Eggs of Peter Carl Faberge


Monday      03/16/20       10:00 - 12:00
Clayton OASIS A & B   

Learn about one of the world’s great craftsman, Peter Carl Faberge, whose creations range from jewelry, to exquisite objects, and the famous jeweled eggs commissioned by royalty and fashionable ... More

107 Two African-American Painters: Henry Tanner and Romare Bearden


Wednesday      02/19/20       10:00 - 12:00
Clayton OASIS A & B   

Two of the most distinguished African-American artists of their centuries, Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937) and Romare Bearden (1912-1988) both enjoyed successful careers and achieved international acc... More

109 Canvas Painting


Monday      02/17/20       10:00 - 12:00
Clayton OASIS A & B   

Join us and create your own beautiful canvas painting using acrylic paint with easy step-by- step instructions. No prior experience is necessary. Learn different brush strokes, how to blend paints and... More

110 Canvas Painting


Monday      03/23/20       10:00 - 12:00
Clayton OASIS A & B   

Join us and create your own beautiful canvas painting using acrylic paint with easy step-by- step instructions. No prior experience is necessary. Learn different brush strokes, how to blend paints and... More

111 Marilyn Monroe: The Icon


Wednesday      01/29/20       10:00 - 11:30
Clayton OASIS B   

Hear about Marilyn's life, from her tragic upbringing to her superstar status. See delightful movie clips and trivia from iconic films including Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, How to Marry a Millionair... More

112 Beloved Character Actors of the Golden Era


Wednesday      03/04/20       10:00 - 11:30
Clayton OASIS B   

The studios from Hollywood's Golden Age had large stables of contract and stock players from every walk of life and of every type of personality. These beloved character actors played sidekicks, b... More

113 Fred Astaire


Wednesday      04/01/20       10:00 - 11:30
Clayton OASIS B   

Learn about the life of dance star Fred Astaire from his early vaudeville years through the great dance routines with Ginger Rogers and Rita Hayworth. View clips of the classic movie Royal Wedding wit... More

114 Ginger Rogers


Wednesday      04/08/20       10:00 - 11:30
Clayton OASIS B   

From legendary partner of the great Fred Astaire to holding her own in comedic and dramatic roles, this talented star and her memorable films are Hollywood gold! Enjoy clips from as early as the 1930s... More

115 Margarita Glass Painting


Monday      04/27/20       10:00 - 11:30
Clayton OASIS A & B   

Get your glass ready for Cinco de Mayo! Paint your own margarita glass with easy step-by-step instructions and take it home with you. Sandi will paint with you, teach you how to blend colors and use s... More

116 Cinematic History: The Films of Orson Welles


Thursday      02/13/20       10:00 - 12:00
Clayton OASIS A & B   

No one in the history of Hollywood experienced such extreme degrees of career highs and lows as Orson Welles. From his landmark debut at age 25, Citizen Kane, to his final work, The Other Side of the ... More

117 Cinematic History: Westerns


Wednesday      04/22/20       10:00 - 12:00
Clayton OASIS B   

Westerns have been a staple of cinema from the earliest days. Join us for this program, which encapsulates the history of the Western film genre in a sweeping overview. Main focuses are on directors J... More

118 Prosecutor Wesley Bell: The Future of St. Louis


Tuesday      01/28/20       01:00 - 03:00
Clayton OASIS A & B   

Wesley Bell made history in August 2018 by unseating Bob McCulloch who had served as St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney since 1991. Bell is a St. Louis area attorney, former public defender, former... More

120 Stories from the Stream: Fly Fishing, a Meaningful Life and Your Next Chapter


Tuesday      04/07/20 - 04/21/20       01:00 - 03:00
Clayton OASIS A & B   

If you enjoy philosophical and literary discussion, this class is for you! Using selections from the literature of fly fishing and psychology, we will discuss stories from the stream as lessons about ... More

121 The Supreme Court - Too Supreme?


Wednesday      02/26/20       10:00 - 11:30
Clayton OASIS A & B   

The Supreme Court has become the “decider” in every major aspect of our nation’s life. Is this a good thing? Is this a bad thing? How did it happen? Can it be changed? This course wi... More

122 Clayton Women’s Roundtable


Monday      01/13/20 - 04/27/20       01:00 - 03:00
Clayton OASIS A & B   

Registration is closed

Good conversations are salve to the soul. Join us for this open discussion led by facilitators and full of lively debate and conversation. The group meets on the second and fourth Mondays of each mont... More

123 Clayton Men’s Roundtable


Monday      01/06/20 - 04/20/20       01:30 - 03:30
Clayton OASIS A & B   

Registration is closed

World issues, politics– let’s talk! Discussion group meets on the first and third Mondays of each month. More

124 Philosophical Café


Thursday      02/06/20 - 04/02/20       10:00 - 12:00
Clayton OASIS A   

Join this open discussion, where participants share their thoughts about perennial and contemporary philosophical questions of meaning, value and reality, in a respectful and relaxed atmosphere. Past ... More

126 Media, Technology and Society: The Good and the Bad


Wednesday      03/11/20       10:00 - 11:30
Clayton OASIS A & B   

Consider ways in which different media messages, from commercials to movies to songs, can affect our emotions, both positive and negative, and how this power can be harnessed for good. More

128 St. Louis Sports: Behind the Scenes


Thursday      02/20/20       10:00 - 11:30
Clayton OASIS A & B   

Are you a St. Louis sports fan? Join Doug, Mike and Scott for a discussion on St. Louis sports. With over 80-years of combined area experience, hear what goes into making games, tournaments and champi... More

129 Integration of Baseball and Its Impact on St. Louis


Monday      04/06/20       10:00 - 12:00
Clayton OASIS A & B   

Everyone knows about Jackie Robinson breaking the MLB color barrier in April 1947, but do they know the strong St. Louis roots? Long before Jackie signed with the Dodgers, St. Louis had a strong prese... More

130 Questioning History: Discussion Sessions


Thursday      02/27/20 - 04/02/20       10:00 - 12:00
Clayton OASIS A & B   

Regenbogen’s book Questioning History: 16 Essential Questions That Will Deepen Your Understanding of the Past is the core of this course. Prior to each session, students will read a chapter prov... More

131 Weird Tales of Love, Art, Baseball and Madness


Tuesday      03/24/20       01:00 - 02:30
Clayton OASIS A & B   

Hear about a variety of amazing topics including the world's strangest love story, the funniest and most fascinating man in baseball, and the greatest art hoax ever perpetrated (it even fooled Hit... More

132 Where Did You Go to High School?


Tuesday      02/04/20       01:00 - 02:30
Clayton OASIS A & B   

With pictures and commentary, discuss various different St. Louis area high schools from the mid 19th century until the late 20th century. This will include locations and neighborhoods, famous grads, ... More

133 Civil Rights in St. Louis: 20 Significant Moments


Monday      02/03/20       10:00 - 11:30
Clayton OASIS A & B   

Hear about 20 of the most important local milestones in the struggle for African American freedom and equality, from pre-statehood until the present day. Find out about our legacy of protest, the lega... More

134 Missouri’s Compromise to Statehood


Wednesday      03/25/20       10:00 - 12:00
Clayton OASIS A & B   

Discuss the debates surrounding Missouri's application for statehood and "The Missouri Compromise." As the Show-Me State begins to celebrate its bicentennial, this program will help part... More