Showing results for

Thanks for adding:

Proceed to Checkout

Continue browsing

X

Cities of the Baltic

Merchants, traders and Vikings all sailed these waters and travelled these lands. We begin in Stockholm in its 13th-century old town, “Gamla Stan,” and the Vasa, Nobel and Nordic Museums. Then to Helsinki to understand its weather. We continue onto St. Petersburg and the world-famous Hermitage Museum and the Catherine Palace. We walk through... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Merchants, traders and Vikings all sailed these waters and travelled these lands. We begin in Stockholm in its 13th-century old town, “Gamla Stan,” and the Vasa, Nobel and Nordic Museums. Then to

...
28 Apr
Plesae note the date for this class has changed from 17th March to 28th April 2020

Interested in this course but can't attend? Please join the waiting list by clicking .

Joseph Mallord William Turner - the sun is God!

Turner is arguably the greatest English painter ever to have lived. The immensely broad output of his work encompassed both the age of sail, which he was born into, and the age of steam, which brought about major changes he lived through. He was also an artist who took seriously the President of the Royal Academy, Joshua Reynolds' call to establish... [More]
$49 $35 Limited

<p>Turner is arguably the greatest English painter ever to have lived. The immensely broad output of his work encompassed both the age of sail, which he was born into, and the age of steam, which

...
01 May

Interested in this course but can't attend? Please join the waiting list by clicking .

A Visit to New Orleans

New Orleans has been described as the most unique city in the United States. Its historic heart is the French Quarter, known for its French and Spanish Creole architecture and vibrant nightlife along Bourbon Street. We look at its early settlement, the French Quarter and the Garden District. We discover the need for the Levees, take a ride on the... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>New Orleans has been described as the most unique city in the United States. Its historic heart is the French Quarter, known for its French and Spanish Creole architecture and vibrant nightlife

...
05 May

Interested in this course but can't attend? Please join the waiting list by clicking .

Democracy Matters: Fake News or Real News? Media Literacy as a Democracy Skill

Finland topped the most recent ‘global media literacy index’. How did they do it? What is happening in Finnish classrooms that is equipping their citizens to resist the ‘digital wildfires’ that can spread false information so rapidly? In recent national elections, Finland urged voters to think about fake news before voting. Can Australia follow... [More]
$22 Limited

<p>Finland topped the most recent ‘global media literacy index’. How did they do it? What is happening in Finnish classrooms that is equipping their citizens to resist the ‘digital wildfires’ that can

...
08 May

Interested in this course but can't attend? Please join the waiting list by clicking .

Entertaining Australia: The History of Australian Films

Australia created the world’s first feature film in 1906 but the story is not one of steady progress, rather of boom and bust. It was only in the 1970s that the “film renaissance” relaunched our film industry, allowing us to see ourselves on screen once more. We look at all we’ve achieved in the last 120 years, revisiting some great films,... [More]
$49 $35 Limited

<p>Australia created the world’s first feature film in 1906 but the story is not one of steady progress, rather of boom and bust. It was only in the 1970s that the “film renaissance” relaunched our

...
08 May

Interested in this course but can't attend? Please join the waiting list by clicking .

Seven Days in Berlin

A multi-faceted city with an extraordinary history and culture. Examine its place within Germany; explore great sights, from the well-known to the obscure; and discover accommodation, food and nightlife options. Suitable for first time visitors as well as returning travellers. DELIVERY MODE This class will be delivered online via the online... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>A multi-faceted city with an extraordinary history and culture. Examine its place within Germany; explore great sights, from the well-known to the obscure; and discover accommodation, food and

...
12 May

Interested in this course but can't attend? Please join the waiting list by clicking .

A Cultural Stop-Over in Milan

Increasing numbers of Australians pass through Milan, due to flight connections. Many are unsure what to see beyond the Duomo and Last Supper, however, or fear an industrial wasteland. Tonight, explore options for an enjoyable Milanese stop-over, from Old Masters at the Brera, Ambrosiana and Poldi Pezzoli, to mid-century modernism at the Villa... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Increasing numbers of Australians pass through Milan, due to flight connections. Many are unsure what to see beyond the Duomo and Last Supper, however, or fear an industrial wasteland. Tonight,

...
19 May

Interested in this course but can't attend? Please join the waiting list by clicking .

Democracy Matters: Surveillance State vs. Democractic State: Can the Two Live Together?

The Australian Federal Police raids on journalists in mid 2019 sent a ripple around the world. NSW police strip searching of concert goers is a disturbing new reality. Does the risk of terrorism or crime really warrant the increased surveillance proposed by the Department of Home Affairs? Find out how the ‘security = safety’ narrative comes at a... [More]
$22 Limited

<p>The Australian Federal Police raids on journalists in mid 2019 sent a ripple around the world. NSW police strip searching of concert goers is a disturbing new reality. Does the risk of terrorism or

...
22 May

Interested in this course but can't attend? Please join the waiting list by clicking .

Exploring Kamakura and Kanazawa

Kamakura and Kanazawa are two beautifully preserved feudal, warrior cities. Kamakura is a coastal town, 50 minutes by train from Tokyo. It became the political centre of Japan in 1192 when Minamoto Yoritomo chose the city for his new military government. Kamakura is referred to as the Kyoto of Eastern Japan. Kanazawa is on the Sea of Japan side of... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Kamakura and Kanazawa are two beautifully preserved feudal, warrior cities. Kamakura is a coastal town, 50 minutes by train from Tokyo. It became the political centre of Japan in 1192 when

...
26 May

Interested in this course but can't attend? Please join the waiting list by clicking .

The Concerto Grosso

The Concerto Grosso was loved by Baroque composers such as Bach, Handel and Vivaldi. There are examples in Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos, Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, and many of Handel’s concertos. In this lecture we explore how the genre works, contrasting a small group of soloists with the orchestra to create a wonderful variety of textures and... [More]
$49 $35 Limited

The Concerto Grosso was loved by Baroque composers such as Bach, Handel and Vivaldi. There are examples in Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos, Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, and many of Handel’s concertos. In this

...
29 May

Interested in this course but can't attend? Please join the waiting list by clicking .