Summer Two 2022 OLLI Semester

  • Monday, July 18, 2022
  • Friday, August 26, 2022
  • Online and In-Person


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • OLLI membership ($60 per year) is required to register for these courses. We welcome all - please click on "Join / Renew" above to become a member of OLLI at BCC.

    If you wish to add or delete classes after registering, please call the OLLI office at 413 236 2190.

    Class registration fees:
    $50 for 1 course
    $95 for 2 or 3 courses
    $125 for 4 or more courses within a semester

OLLI's Summer Two Semester of Courses
July 18 - August 26, 2022

Expand your mind with OLLI at BCC's fascinating courses offered online via Zoom and/or in-person in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts.

  No tests, no grades, no prerequisites (except OLLI at BCC membership), just learning for the love of learning. 

Online registration is closed, but you can still register by phonePlease call 413.236.2190 (Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm Eastern) to register by phone with a credit card, or with any questions you may have. To sign up for OLLI courses, you need to be an OLLI at BCC member. (Not a member yet? Join here. )

OLLI's Summer Two Semester is generously sponsored by Len Tabs and Steven Tobin.

OLLI Summer Two Semester-at-a-Glance 


10:00 - 11:30am EDT | Today's Headlines| Steve Tobin | Online 

2:30 - 4:00pm EDT | America Expands Westward: Art and Artists | Ralph Pearson | Online


10:00 - 11:30 am EDT | Exploring Pittsfield State Forest | John Dickson | In-person at various locations   CLOSED - AT CAPACITY

2:30 – 4:00 pm EDT | An Analysis and Interpretation of Civil War in America | Will Singleton | Online


10:00 - 11:30 am EDT | Folk Dancing | Elaine Sohn| In Person at 

Bard College at Simon's Rock, 84 Alford Rd, Great Barrington, MA 01230

2:20 – 4:00 pm EDT | Conversations With... Kit Dobelle, Pam Tatge, Allyn Burrows & Kate Maguire, Yehuda Hanani and Susan Wissler & Olivier Meslay | Barbara Greenbaum | Online 


10:00 – 11:30 am EDT | Music of the Big Band Era | Ken Stark | In-person in room K-111 at BCC, 1350 West St, Pittsfield, MA  01201

2:30 – 4:00 pm EDT | Science Conversations | Hank Gold Online 


10:00 – 11:30 am EDT | The Speed of Light | Bill Wooters | Online

2:30 – 4:00 pm EDT | Hot Topics in Medicine | Various Presenters Online

Not sure which classes you want to take? Sign up for one or more Flexpasses, which allow you to attend six individual class sessions of your choice within a semester, as long as the class is not full. Click here to learn more about Flexpasses.

Course fees are $50 for one course, $95 for two or three, and $125 for four or more courses within a semester. Each Flexpass counts as one course.

Call 413.236.2190 (Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm Eastern) to register by phone with a credit card, or with any questions you may have. To sign up for OLLI courses, you must be an OLLI at BCC member. Not a member yet? Join here. Needs-based partial scholarships are also available. For more information on scholarships, email

Note that our online courses are recorded, unless otherwise noted.  If you cannot attend live, or if you miss a session or two, you can request a link to the recording and watch it at your convenience.

Questions? Contact us at or 413.236.2190. We look forward to hearing from you!

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