Fall catalogs are out and registration is underway at The South Orange-Maplewood Adult School. Classes have rolling start dates, with some starting in early September.
Highlights include Can Investigative Journalism Save New Jersey?, a discussion between WNYC’s Nancy Solomon and ProPublica’s Charles Orstein on Thursday, October 10 at the Woodland. On Tuesday, October 15, film critic Stephen Whitty returns to the Adult School to celebrate the Halloween season with a presentation on The American Horror Film. Janet Mandel continues to bring her popular art history lectures to the SOMA community with Paul Cezanne: Father of Modern Art on Tuesday, September 24, Japonisme: The “Art of the Floating World” Captivates the West on Tuesday, October 29 and African American Artists: From the Great Migration to the Age of Obama – Part One on Tuesday, December 3.
In addition to the many perennial favorites, over 35 new courses have been added to the roster this fall. Now What? Career Coaching for a Happier You with Tracey Gutierrez, The Art of Storytelling with Boo Trundle, and Screenwriting 101 with Dino Barlaam are just a few.
SOMAS day trips continue with a Guided Eco-Cruise Through the “Jewel of the Meadowlands” on Saturday, October 5, Hudson Valley Autumn: CIA & Val-Kill on Friday, October 25 (Registration deadline: September 25) and Winterthur Wonders: Yuletide Tour & “Costuming The Crown” Exhibit on Friday, December 13 (Registration deadline: November 13).
Complete class schedules and course information can be found at www.somadultschool.org.
Registrations are taken online or by phone (973.378.7620) or in person at the Adult School Office, located at Columbia High School, 17 Parker Avenue, Room A110, Maplewood.