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.  


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. 

More info will be available soon....

 Spring Courses Enrollment Now Open

Jan 28, 2020: Many courses continue each semester with new ideas and discussions. New courses added this Spring 2020, include: The Evolution of the Beatles Music, Drawing as a Sacred Activity, and SoulCollage.


March 25, 2020: Travel with us to Milwaukee Rep. to see a gripping portrait of war & sisterhood during the Liberian Civil War told with passion and humor.

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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