Fridays from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Session I: December 4, 11, 18; Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5
$175 per session
with Juliette de Marcellus
Explore the evolution of our society through the 1600s. Topics will include the flowering of the English language, the development of the stock market, the theatre, and scientific discoveries; the evolution of social amenities; history-changing events, such as the coming of the Romanovs to the Russian throne colonial expansion, and others; and great artists of the time, including Rembrandt, Van Dyke, and Rubens.