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Wednesdays, February 26 – April 1 (6 weeks), 10:00 – 11:30 am – 

Dr. Sibelman will lecture about six of his favorite things, providing an eclectic, personal reflection on a life of teaching, travel, and research. Subjects include:

  • Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello
  • Ham House (Richmond, Surrey, England)
  • Les Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry and what this prayer book tells us about the late Middle Ages
  • Prague, the Paris of Central Europe
  • Krakow, the Royal City
  • Le Memorial de Troyes and the Mémorial de al Déportation and what they reveal about France’s relationship with World War II.

Instructor: Dr. Simon Sibelman is a Professor Emeritus of French at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and the Professor Emeritus of French and Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies at Appalachian State University.

Location: Springfield Museums (D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts), 21 Edwards Street, Springfield
(Free parking is available)


  • Option I – Six classes: $95 JCC and Springfield Museum members, $115 general public
  • Option II – Choice of any three classes: $55 JCC and Springfield Museum members, $65 general public

Co-sponsored by the Museum School at the Springfield Museums