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  • The Ultra Secret: Codebreaking at Bletchley Park and the Winning of the Second World War. By 1940, Britain had lost its only ally—France. But Winston Churchill had one ace up his sleeve: British codebreakers at Bletchley Park had just broken the code used by the Luftwaffe. Presented by Dr. Bruce Thompson, FRI, FEB 24, 2017 at 7:00 PM (doors open at 6:15...

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  • Monet ~ The Early Years (Paris, Algeria, England, and Argenteuil). Our lecture is timed to prepare you for the new exhibit at the SF Legion of Honor (Feb 25 to May 29), which will be devoted to the Monet's artistic development during his formative years of 1858 to 1872.  Presented by William H. Fredlund, Ph.D. Friday, March 3, 2017, 7:00 PM (doors open at...

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  • War and despondency define the works of Beethoven’s middle years. Vienna fell to Napoleon, and as the full implications of his hearing loss begin to unravel, Beethoven’s music underwent a fundamental change. Presented by Dr. Robert Hartwell, FRIDAY, MAR 10, 2017 at 7:00 PM (doors open at 6:15 PM for the wine reception). 

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  • 2017 marks the centenary of Auguste Rodin’s death. Though his most notable works were criticized during his lifetime, he is now regarded as the father of modern sculpture. Our lecture will prepare you for the Rodin Centenary show at the Legion of Honor (January 28 - April 9)!  Presented by Prof. William H. Fredlund. Saturday, March 18, 2017, 7:00...

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  • Abounding with exquisite architecture, exuding history and tradition, and renowned for quirky rituals, Cambridge basks in its reputation as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Join us for a "punt on the Cam" -- a unique way to see this beautiful university town. Presented by William H. Fredlund, Ph.D., Saturday, March 11, 2017, 7:00 PM (doors...

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  • In the 1950s, oil tycoon J. Paul Getty built a villa on a spectacular setting overlooking the Pacific Ocean to house his Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities. Among the items is Victorious Youth, one of few life-size Greek bronze statues to have survived to modern times. Presented by Prof. William H. Fredlund. Monday, March 13, 2017, 7:00 PM (doors open...

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  • Industrialist Norton Simon (1907–1993) amassed a collection of European masterworks and Asian art, now displayed in the former Pasadena Art Museum. In 1995, the museum was renovated by architect Frank Gehry, resulting in intimate galleries and access to the sculpture garden. Presented by Prof. William H. Fredlund. Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 7:00 PM (doors...

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  • Housed in one of the few remaining Gilded Age mansions in New York City is the collection of Western painting, sculpture, and decorative art of steel industrialist Henry Clay Frick (1849-1919), including masterpieces by Fragonard, El Greco, Rembrandt, Vermeer, and many others. Presented by Prof. William H. Fredlund. Thursday, March 16, 2017, 7:00...

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  • The History of Rome ~ Spring Quarter: Christianity in the Late Empire. 10 Thursdays, Mar 30 - Jun 1; 2017, 7PM at the Institute. The lecturer is William H. Fredlund, Ph.D.

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  • The Renaissance ~ Spring Quarter: The Renaissance in England, France, Spain, and Germany. 10 Tuesdays, Mar 28 - May 30, 2017; 7PM at the Institute. The lecturer is William H. Fredlund, Ph.D.

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  • War and despondency define the works of Beethoven’s middle years. Vienna fell to Napoleon, and as the full implications of his hearing loss begin to unravel, Beethoven’s music underwent a fundamental change. Presented by Dr. Robert Hartwell, FRIDAY, MAR 10, 2017 at 7:00 PM (doors open at 6:15 PM for the wine reception). 

    $30.00
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  • The Ultra Secret: Codebreaking at Bletchley Park and the Winning of the Second World War. By 1940, Britain had lost its only ally—France. But Winston Churchill had one ace up his sleeve: British codebreakers at Bletchley Park had just broken the code used by the Luftwaffe. Presented by Dr. Bruce Thompson, FRI, FEB 24, 2017 at 7:00 PM (doors open at 6:15...

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  • The History of France ~ Spring Quarter: From the Age of Louis XIV to the French Revolution. 10 Wednesdays, Mar 29 - May 31, 2017; 7PM at the Institute. The lecturer is William H. Fredlund, Ph.D.

    $345.00
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  • Monet ~ The Early Years (Paris, Algeria, England, and Argenteuil). Our lecture is timed to prepare you for the new exhibit at the SF Legion of Honor (Feb 25 to May 29), which will be devoted to the Monet's artistic development during his formative years of 1858 to 1872.  Presented by William H. Fredlund, Ph.D. Friday, March 3, 2017, 7:00 PM (doors open at...

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  • Modern Italy ~ Spring Quarter: World War I and the Rise of Fascism. 10 Mondays, Mar 27 - May 29, 2017, 7PM at the Institute. The lecturer is William H. Fredlund, Ph.D.

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  • Abounding with exquisite architecture, exuding history and tradition, and renowned for quirky rituals, Cambridge basks in its reputation as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Join us for a "punt on the Cam" -- a unique way to see this beautiful university town. Presented by William H. Fredlund, Ph.D., Saturday, March 11, 2017, 7:00 PM (doors...

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