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.  

Please help PLATO community outreach by giving to the PLATO Education Fund

Hygge, Health and Happiness

Dec 3 - Prof. Claus Elholm Andersen shows what we can learn from the Danish concept of hygge.

Participants Are Sharing Their Online Experiences

November 23 - This week What In The World Happened and Biographies course participants offer up their perspectives to online learning.


Virtual Theater Trips

An eclectic mix of online theater events selected just for you.

Theater & Field Trips


Check out this week's feature from The Agora!

Miss something?
Want to see it again?

Recordings of past lectures are available on our YouTube channel.

See them here

Lectures, Local Tours,
Social & General Events 

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Christine Bartlett
UW-Madison Continuing Studies
21 N. Park St, 7th Floor, Madison, WI 53715
Email: info@platomadison.org
Phone: 608-262-5823
Fax: 608-265-4555

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