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Anne Hathaway Cottage

50 Acacia Avenue

San Rafael, CA 94901

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P: 415.485.3763


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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

OLLI is an academic program of Dominican founded in 2004 and supported by a generous endowment from the Bernard Osher Foundation, the generosity of the university, and member donations and tuition. The program offers four, six and eight-week, challenging, non-credit liberal arts courses for adults over 50 as well as workshops and clubs.












Classes in these academic areas:

  • Art History
  • History
  • Law
  • Literature
  • science
  • Political Science
  • Film
  • Medicine
  • Music
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
  • Workshops in creative writing, drawing and other art forms
  • Read about our Winter 2015 courses

    Online Registration link and details will be available here soon.

    We are excited to announce that online registration begins for OLLI members on December 5, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. For those of you who are used to making purchases online, registering for OLLI courses will be fast and easy.

    Open House

    Date: Thursday, December 4, 2014
    Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Location: Angelico Concert Hall, Dominican Campus 50 Acacia Ave. San Rafael

    During the Open House each instructor will give a short preview of his or her course. This is a great time to meet instructors and mingle with OLLI members. The event is free and open to the public; refreshments will be served.



    Spotlight Course

    Illuminated Medieval Manuscripts

    A new course taught by distinguished art historian, Professor and Chair of Art History, Leslie Ross, Ph.D. This 4-week course offers an engaging introduction to the most brilliant art forms of the medieval period.




    Our latest course brochure will be viewable here on 11/17


    Photographs courtesy of OLLI member, John Sircus.

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