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.  

Walk: The Mystery of Aztalan

Oct 19:  Introduction to Aztalan State Park, containing Wisconsin's most important archaeological site, a Middle-Mississippian village (AD1000-1300).

Classes Start This Week

Sept 20: There is still time to register for classes.   You do need to contact the course coordinator.  There are 16 in-person and 23 on-line.  


What is Critical Race Theory?

Oct 26: Gloria Ladson-Billings has defined it as “an attempt to begin to understand racial disparity.” Why has it ignited so much misunderstanding?

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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