• 708-485-1155

Download the Winter 2015 Lifelong Learning Guide!

Would you like to teach for Cantata?

Live your best life by sharing your passion with others.

Maybe you are an expert in cajun cooking, or know everything there is to know about modern art.

If you have an idea for a Lifelong Learning class, and you'd like to share your knowlege with others, we want to hear from you!

Submit class ideas to


Pic Drawing

Creative Fitness

Upcoming Activities

Photographic Masters >

Eight Mondays from 1 to 3 pm starting January 12, 2015
Learn about the people and events that shaped photography, and evaluate the photographs of individuals who set new trends. Use your camera to take photographs in the style of the masters. No prerequisite class required. Students should bring their camera to class each week.

Only If You LOVE Photography! >

Eight Mondays from 3:30 to 5 pm starting January 12, 2015
This class is for the person who LOVES photography and would like to learn more about their budding hobby. Different photographic concepts will be covered each week. Some weeks will be technical and others will be fun and whimsical! Come and learn more about your camera and how fun photography can be! Bring your camera to class each week.

Multimedia Art Explorations >

Eight Thursdays from 3 to 4:30 pm starting Thursday, January 15, 2015
Join us for an exciting exploration of pencil drawing, charcoal, pastels, found object sculpture, watercolor, and collage. This class is for all artistic levels including beginners, and will explore several different methods of expression. Please bring your enthusiasm and a sketchbook.

50-Minute Hamlet >

Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 11:00 am
The Shakespeare Project of Chicago presents its original two-actor adaptation “50 Minute Hamlet”. Adapted from William Shakespeare’s preeminent masterpiece The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, the play maintains the passion and poetry of the classic text, while condensing the story into a 50-minute cohesive whole.