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Augusta Savage overcame poverty, racism, and gender discrimination to become a luminary of the Harlem Renaissance. Her sculptures celebrated African A ...  View More

440280

Instructor : Janet Mandel 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 1/29/2020, ending 1/29/2020

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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The Silk Road is an overview of the ancient trading network that connects the east and west, that changes the peoples’ views of the world, aesthetic t ...  View More

440277

Instructor : He Zhang 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 2/3/2020, ending 2/3/2020

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Curious about Cuba? Join Melanie Tucker, owner of Rare Finds Travel, to hear how YOU can still travel to Cuba. She’ll show you how it’s Legal. Del ...  View More

440293

Instructor : Melanie Tucker 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 2/10/2020, ending 2/10/2020

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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George Balanchine once said, "ballet is woman." As one might surmise from this statement, his choreography glorified women, and he was a father figure ...  View More

1100041

Instructor : Elizabeth McPherson 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 2/11/2020, ending 2/11/2020

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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This class is an introduction to some of the basic teachings of Buddhism, its historical development into many Buddhism(s), and a discussion of select ...  View More

440294

Instructor : Kate Temoney 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 2/13/2020, ending 2/13/2020

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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A wild romp through fashion, sociology, a bit of history, and fun, exploring our social contract and archetypes of personalities. Class 1 – Before ...  View More

440299

Instructor : Marcie Cooperman 

Tuition: $39.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 2 sessions; starting 2/18/2020, ending 2/25/2020

Location : Montclair, MPL - Bellevue Branch Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Bellevue Branch.

Materials Cost: $0.00

Please read: Bellevue Ave Library Branch is NOT ...More



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Topics examined will include early tribalism, English domination, famine, emigration, uprisings, division of the country, independence, the Troubles, ...  View More

440278

Instructor : Eugene Lieber 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 2/19/2020, ending 2/19/2020

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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The Western Hemisphere is facing today the emergence of the new phenomenon of "survival migration" that caught most regional leaders unprepared . Inte ...  View More

440302

Instructor : Pierre Fabian 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 2/19/2020, ending 2/19/2020

Location : Montclair, MPL - Bellevue Branch Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Bellevue Branch.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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A survey of the life and work of noted sculptor and assemblage artist Willie Cole. We will discuss his inspirations and creative processes for recycli ...  View More

440301

Instructor : Willie Cole and Nette Forne' Thomas 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 2/24/2020, ending 2/24/2020

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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T. Thomas Fortune was one of the most prominent African American journalist, newspaper editor and publisher of the late 19th & 20th Centuries. He was ...  View More

440279

Instructor : Gilda Rogers 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 2/28/2020, ending 2/28/2020

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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In anticipation of the “biggest Van Eyck exhibition ever,” Van Eyck: An Optical Revolution at the Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent (February1- April 30, 2 ...  View More

440286

Instructor : Julie Raines 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 3/3/2020, ending 3/3/2020

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Bryher was the pen name of the English novelist, poet, memoirist, and magazine editor Annie Winifred Ellerman. She grew up unconventionally in Victori ...  View More

1100042

Instructor : Jerise Fogel 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 3/9/2020, ending 3/9/2020

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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