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Rick Steves on Thoughtful Travel: Broadening Your Global Perspective

Drawing from lessons learned while exploring the globe, travel expert Rick Steves outlines how vacationing with an open mind and curiosity can make your trip an investment in a better world. You’ll also take home the best possible souvenir: widened cultural horizons.

Date
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Masters and Masterpieces of American Art: Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, and Early Modernism
4-Session Evening Course

Our nation’s history—and changing identity—finds its reflection in the panorama of American art. Art historian Karin Alexis introduces major artists and movements in paining from the mid-19th century to today. (World Art History Certificate core course, 1 credit)

Date
Tuesday, March 7 to 28, 2017 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
An Ancient Philosopher’s Guide to the Galaxy: The Mysterious Antikythera Mechanism

Alexander Jones of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University shares some the long-held secrets of one of the most intriguing archeological finds ever made: a sophisticated astronomical guide from around 200 B.C.

Date
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
The Philadelphia Flower Show
All-Day Tour

The 2017 edition of the world’s largest indoor flower exhibition—all 10 colorful acres of it—salutes the Netherlands with the theme Holland: Flowering the World. The legendary show is the perfect place for gardeners and flower enthusiasts to spend a day filled with beauty.

Date
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
The New Middle East
4-Session Evening Course

American involvement in the Middle East has become more complex, more dangerous, and more important than ever before. In this series, retired foreign service officers offer insights on the pivotal issues that define the new landscape of our national policy in the region.

Date
Wednesday, March 15 to April 5, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.