The Grotesque 10: Amazing Architectural Sculpture

Plan now to join us on Thursday, October 29 at 7:00 PM for The Dr. Richard M. Shiff Forum presents: The Grotesque 10. Using his original photographs, photographer, graphic designer and writer, Mathew Duman will explain the use of grotesques and gargoyles on academic buildings from a select group of American institutions of higher learning […]

Virtual Lecture: Sacco-Vanzetti

Join us on-line on Wednesday, October 28th at 7:00 PM when we are excited to be hosting Richard M. Shiff Forum Presents: Virtual Lecture: Sacco-Vanzetti. Historian, author and lecturer, Christopher Daly will bring the Sacco-Vanzetti story to life. This is a virtual program which will be hosted via Zoom.  Follow this link to register on […]

Advice for Aspiring Authors

Have you used the past few months to put thoughts into words? Could you turn your jottings into a book?  Or have you ever just wondered how people actually make the leap to become published authors? We don’t promise to answer all your questions, but we predict that you will enjoy our virtual program scheduled […]

Walk With Ease

With cooler early autumn weather approaching, it’s a perfect time to get back into walking and we are pleased to offer access to a unique opportunity to help support and motivate you to get moving. Sign up for a 6-week Walk With Ease program designed to help make walking an important part of everyday life. […]

Create Your Own Starry Night!

Calling art lovers:  join us on Zoom on Thursday, November 19 at 6:00 PM for a lesson from afar when the Richard M. Shiff Forum presents: Gregory Maichack, The Pastel – Starry Night Virtually.  (Please note the date change:  this program was originally scheduled to happen in August). Learn how to draw Vincent Van Gogh’s […]

Aging Together: Senior Children & Their Parents

Are you or someone you know a senior caring for aged parent(s)?  Join us for a virtual discussion on Tuesday, August 18 at 10:30 which will feature the work of University of Massachusetts-Boston professor Kathrin Boerner.  The Gerontology Institute at UMass Boston has been studying this increasingly common situation where older adults (over 65) have […]