PLATO is a community of intellectually curious adults, typically 50 and over, which explores subjects of interest through member-led discussion groups, lectures, travel, and cultural activities.  

Coronavirus Update

03-24-2020, 8:00am

All Summer Semester Courses have been cancelled

All Special Events cancelled through May 12

PLATO staff working from home

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Attention Art  Lovers

July 22, 2020:    Mark your calendar for our field trip to see Frida Kahlo 2020. The exhibit features 26 original pieces and an immersive historic exhibit. 

Featured Coordinator
Joseph Koykkar

Joseph Koykkar is a new coordinator this spring.  He brought Evolution of the Beatles  Music . Read more about Joseph on the Courses page.

Forbidden Love, Revenge & More

May 13, 2020: Treat yourself to Milwaukee Rep’s Destiny of Desire, a fast-paced comedy inspired by telenovelas and filled with music and dance.

Theater & Field Trips

The Agora, Vol. 6
now available online

Lectures, Local Tours,
Social & General Events 

PLATO is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in association with:

For more information about PLATO, contact:

Edie Urness-Pondillo
UW-Madison Continuing Studies
21 N. Park St, 7th Floor, Madison, WI 53715
Phone: 608-262-5823
Fax: 608-265-4555

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