Lifelong Learning at Canisius

Canisius Lifelong Learning offers a number of four to six-session, non-credit courses each semester that are open to anyone in the Buffalo community. Explore a wide range of subjects with other adults in small-sized classes without the worry of tests or papers. All Canisius Lifelong Learning courses are taught by members of the Canisius College Faculty on topics of their particular interest and expertise. 
Classes generally meet once each week. Unless otherwise noted in the course description, course enrollment costs $60. Registration is easily completed through the Canisius Marketplace. More information about each course and instructor can be found by clicking on the link with each course listing. Details on the location, schedule, and easy parking arrangements will be provided for everyone who registers.
Come join with other adults and begin to make Canisius Lifelong Learning an enriching part of your life!

Online Courses

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Art Lovers and Docents

Schedule: Online, 45-60 minutes, 6 modules ($45 each) or all 6 ($225 with Certificate)
Professor: Yvonne Widenor, MA, Clinical Instructor, Department of Fine Arts

Course Description

Are you interested in 19th and 20th century art?  Never set foot in a gallery, but want to?  Are you a docent or are interested in becoming one?  If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then Art Lovers & Docents online learning modules are for you.  Unlike most art courses that concentrate on ancient to contemporary art or a particular movement, these online modules span 150 years.  You can complete one, a combination or all six (and receive a Program Certificate) at your own pace. The modules address the rise of modernism; modern art in Europe and the Americas; art as political and social statements; and, artistic endeavors.  Click on the Register button below for more details and to register.


Other Opportunities

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Institute for Global Engagement 

The Institute for Global Engagement works to bring international programming to Canisius College through the Road Less Travelled Seminar Series. Alumnae in the field or distinguished Canisius faculty members lead international seminars and trips for adults to build an unforgettable, immersive experience in locations all around the world.

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