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.  

Self-Guided Bicycling Routes

Five guides to popular routes in Madison. Each guide is broken up into distinct sections with maps and detailed instructions. 

Summer Courses Start this Week

June 7   Eight courses start this  week.  No Friday courses this summer.   All courses are on-line.  If you have not yet registered for a summer course, there is still time.


Virtual Theater Trips

A selection of links to streaming performances collected and presented by members of the Theater sub-committee of the SEC.

Theater & Field Trips


Enjoy the talents of your PLATO colleagues in The Agora

Lectures, Local Tours,
Social & General Events 

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

For more information about PLATO, contact:

PLATO Office Operations
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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