In this year marking the 50th anniversary of the legendary Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, learn from experts about what made the album and the Beatles so revolutionary from a cultural, political, musical, and fashion standpoint. 

Tuesdays, October 31–November 28, 10:30 am–Noon (no class November 21)
Remis Auditorium

OR

Thursdays, November 2–30, 7–8:30 pm  (no class November 23)
Alfond Auditorium

Take the full four-week course or choose the lectures that interest you most.


Ticket Packages

Multi-session course packages are available. Please note that this course package is not available after the date of the first session.

For more information and to purchase individual sessions, select from the “In This Series” section.

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Members $96.00
Nonmembers $120.00

In This Series

Lectures and Courses

1 of 4
Rock and Revolution in the Sixties
October 31, 2017
10:30 am12:00 pm

The story of the artistic and commercial success of the Beatles is more just a tale of the transformation of popular music in the 1960s. The rise of...

Lectures and Courses

1 of 4
Rock and Revolution in the Sixties
November 2, 2017
7:00 pm8:30 pm

The story of the artistic and commercial success of the Beatles is more just a tale of the transformation of popular music in the 1960s. The rise of...

Lectures and Courses

2 of 4
"Guitar bands are on their way out."
November 7, 2017
10:30 am12:00 pm

Turned down by Decca Records with this sentiment in 1962, the Beatles subsequently climbed to the top of the charts and, on the way, redefined...

Lectures and Courses

2 of 4
"Guitar bands are on their way out."
November 9, 2017
7:00 pm8:30 pm

Turned down by Decca Records with this sentiment in 1962, the Beatles subsequently climbed to the top of the charts and, on the way, redefined...

Lectures and Courses

3 of 4
Fashion and the Fab Four
November 14, 2017
10:30 am12:00 pm

The most enduring image of the Beatles is probably that of the Fab Four clad in matching Mod suits and haircuts in the mid-1960s. But the Beatles...

Lectures and Courses

3 of 4
Fashion and the Fab Four
November 16, 2017
7:00 pm8:30 pm

The most enduring image of the Beatles is probably that of the Fab Four clad in matching Mod suits and haircuts in the mid-1960s. But the Beatles...

Lectures and Courses

4 of 4
Sgt. Pepper Turns 50
November 28, 2017
10:30 am12:00 pm

It’s now more than fifty years ago, but Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is still considered revolutionary in the world of popular music. What...

Lectures and Courses

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Sgt. Pepper Turns 50
November 30, 2017
7:00 pm8:30 pm

It’s now more than fifty years ago, but Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is still considered revolutionary in the world of popular music. What...